Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

Act of Defiance’s Chris Broderick Breaks Down New Signature Models

Act of Defiance guitarist Chris Broderick swung by the Jackson booth at the 2016 NAMM Show to unveil his new Jackson signature guitars — a USA Signature Soloist HT6 and a USA Signature Soloist HT7. As well as giving a … Continue reading

Smithsonian Profiles Anthrax in New Video

You know you’ve made your mark on American culture when the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History takes note. In 2016, Anthrax will celebrate its 35th anniversary as a band with the Feb. 26 release of new album For All … Continue reading

Brian Tichy Enjoys Covering Rhoads’ Iconic ‘Mr. Crowley’ Solo

Former Whitesnake drummer Brian Tichy co-founded the “Randy Rhoads Remembered” concert event back in 2013 and continues to proudly lead the tribute event. Watch below to see Tichy on his Jackson axe as he partnered with Korn drummer Ray Luzier, … Continue reading

Megadeth’s David Ellefson Unveils New Signature Models at NAMM

David Ellefson has four new signature bass models to add to the arsenal for his upcoming tour for Megadeth’s 15th studio album Dystopia. Watch below as Ellefson quickly runs through his new USA Concert Bass IV and V and his … Continue reading

Jackson Artists Sign Autographs, Enjoy Camaraderie at NAMM

Jackson artists Chris Broderick from Act of Defiance, Phil Demmel of Machine Head, Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Andreas Kisser from Sepultura teamed together on Saturday afternoon for an hour-long autograph session at the Jackson NAMM booth. While they cordially greeted, … Continue reading

Master Builder Joe Williams on his Soloist Arch Top Green-Purple Flip/Flop

Jackson Custom Shop Master Builder Joe Williams was pumped to talk about his Jackson Soloist Arch Top Green-Purple Flip/Flop, which was unveiled at a Custom Shop event during the 2016 NAMM Show. This guitar boasts several killer attributes but immediately, … Continue reading