Author Archives: Jeff Owens

Death Angel Live DVD Out, European Tour Under Way

Cavestany onstage. Five years after acclaimed comeback album The Art of Dying and follow-up Killing Season, influential San Francisco thrash metal quintet Death Angel (with Jackson-wielding guitarist Rob Cavestany) has released its first-ever live DVD, Sonic German Beatdown, consisting of … Continue reading

Three New Jackson Models

Jackson is proud to announce the addition of three splendid new Pro Series models to the Bloodline—the SL3MG Soloist™, KV5FR King V™ and KE5FR Kelly™. All are equipped with a Floyd Rose® FRT-O2000 double-locking two-point tremolo. The SL3MG Soloist is … Continue reading

New Job For a Cowboy Album, Summer 2009 Tour Dates

JFAC guitarist Al Glassman and friend. Jackson-wielding heavy music powerhouse Job For a Cowboy has wrapped up work on hotly anticipated sophomore album Ruination, due in July 2009. Ruination, the follow up to the award-winning Glendale, Ariz., quintet’s 2007 debut … Continue reading

Jackson: Take Your Pick

Jackson fans will be pleased to note that they can now pluck, strum, rake and otherwise pillage those strings with three wicked new Jackson guitar picks. The Jackson “Bomb,” “Sick Skull” and “Leaning Cross” matte-finish black picks are available in … Continue reading

Bloodline Tour Metal Master Class Update

The Jackson Bloodline Tour Metal Master Class with Autumn’s End guitarist and top-level Jackson dude Chris Cannella is in full swing in May 2009, having enjoyed two stellar weeks in April in Florida and New York. “The tour has been … Continue reading

Hatebreed to Release Covers Disc For the Lions May 5

Hatebreed’s Beattie (left) and Lozinak. Photo by Jamey Jasta Heads-up on Hatebreed: There’s a lot going on with the hardcore Connecticut quintet these days, not the least of which is the May 5 release of 18-song covers-only disc For the … Continue reading