Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

‘Game of Thrones’ Transforms Scott Ian Into a White Walker

For a recent Bloodworks episode, host Scott Ian goes behind the scenes of HBO’s Game of Thrones to explore the gruesome special effects and make-up that bring the hit show to life. In the clip below, the Anthrax guitarist shadows … Continue reading

Phil Demmel Used Newspaper Route Money to Buy First Guitar

Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel may now boast his own world-class Jackson signature models, but back in the day, his first $42 guitar was not exactly much to brag about. There was a lot of pride though in owning the … Continue reading

‘Total Guitar’ Reviews Jackson X Series Monarkh

  In its June issue, UK’s Total Guitar magazine reviews the new Jackson X Series Monarkh SCX, offering an in-depth look at its key features, design and playability. “Shredders of all stripes will find that — like all good Jacksons … Continue reading

‘Metal is Appealing to the Outcasts’

“I love heavy metal mostly because it’s appealing to the outcasts and awkward people, like myself,” says Exmortus singer and guitarist Conan Gonzalez in the video below. “It’s for everyone really because it’s appealing in many ways. It’s aggressive. It … Continue reading

Experience Dead by Wednesday’s New Song and Video

Connecticut metal act Dead By Wednesday recently teamed up with Revolver to premiere a new song and video.  The track, “Live Again,” appears on the band’s new guest vocalist album The Darkest of Angels and features Shadows Fall singer Brian … Continue reading

‘When a Bass Looks Cool, You Want to Play It’

“This may sound very immature but when a bass looks cool, you want to play it,” said Megadeth bassist David Ellefson in an exclusive interview with Jackson. “It’s been like that since I was a kid and when I walk … Continue reading