Author Archives: Jeff Owens

Jackson at Finnish Metal Expo 2009

The Jackson booth at Finnish Metal Expo 2009, Helsinki, Finland. The following account of Jackson’s presence at the Finnish Metal Expo 2009, held Feb. 13-14 in Helsinki, Finland, is just in from Henric Carlsson, Jackson’s Gothenburg, Sweden-based man in Scandinavia. … Continue reading

Lamb of God “Escape the Plague” Contest Accompanies Feb. 24 Release of New Album Wrath

New Lamb of God album Wrath, due Feb. 24. Lamb of God (from left): Willie Adler, Mark Morton, Randy Blythe, Chris Adler and John Campbell. Photo by Travis Shinn Jacksonians take heed: To celebrate the Feb. 24, 2009, release of … Continue reading

Jackson Welcomes Steve Swanson of Six Feet Under to the Family

At long last, guitarist Steve Swanson of legendary outfit Six Feet Under has become an offical Jackson Bloodline family member. Swanson is known for his ruthless riffs and aggressive leads, but he’s also just as famous for his reverse-headstock classic … Continue reading

Jackson Shredder Metal Mike Plans January

Guitarist Metal Mike Chlasciak has written in with the following update … Metal men and women, I wanted to let you all know that on Saturday, Jan. 31, I’ll be leading another “Metal Day” event at Seyreville, New Jersey’s state-of-the … Continue reading

New Gojira Album, Tour

Our French death metal friends Gojira are tearing up metaldom with the October 2008 release of their fourth album, The Way of All Flesh, and its concurrent world tour, which extends all the way into February 2009. With cover art … Continue reading

Andreas Kisser Graces GP Brazil Cover

From Jackson’s international desk comes Jackson-wielding Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser on the cover of the October 2008 Brazilian edition of Guitar Player magazine. Kisser, who hails from São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, is pictured on the GP cover with his … Continue reading