Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

Watch Megadeth Perform on ‘Seth Meyers’

Metal giants Megadeth took to Late Night with Seth Meyers last week for a performance of Grammy-nominated track “Dystopia” and classic cut “Tornado of Souls.” Watch the clips below, featuring bassist David Ellefson holding down the low end on his … Continue reading

Misha Mansoor Offers Insight into the Making of Periphery’s ‘Select Difficulty’

In an exclusive video with Jackson, Periphery’s Misha Mansoor offers insight behind the making of latest album Select Difficulty, including its recording process, communication with his bandmates, injecting orchestral moments into the effort and their three-guitar attack. “Well the three … Continue reading

Firewind Share Update on Upcoming Concept Album

Greek melodic power metal masters Firewind, the group led by guitar-wizard and Ozzy Osbourne band member Gus G., will release eighth studio album Immortals on January 20, via the band’s longtime label partner Century Media Records in Europe & AFM … Continue reading

Hear New Firewind Single

The Gus G. led band Firewind has dropped a new single off their upcoming eighth studio album Immortals, due out Jan. 20. “Hands of Time” will open the effort, and Gus G. calls it “a return to a sound that … Continue reading

Def Leppard Scoops Up Album of the Year at Classic Rock Roll Awards Show

Phil Collen jamming with Jeff Beck & Robert DeLeo from STP (and others) at the Classic Rock Awards in Tokyo.  Photo credit – Kazuyro Horie/Teamrock Def Leppard scooped up Album of the Year honors for their eponymous 2015 effort at … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Inspired by his Signature Warrior

The first time Revocation guitarist Dave Davidson ever saw a Jackson guitar was Marty Friedman’s Kelly. “I just remember being really struck by the angles and the edges and how everything looked really sharp and  crisp,” said Davidson. Davidson would later … Continue reading