Author Archives: Jeff Owens

Sleigh Bells Slays at Coachella

Here’s Brooklyn noise-pop duo Sleigh Bells slaying the throngs at Coachella 2011, with guitarist Derek Miller putting the hurt on ’em with a Jackson DK2T Dinky™ model …

Clinic in Eindhover, Netherlands

Everyone, I did a clinic yesterday in Eindhoven, Netherlands, and here are a couple clips … More soon, David

Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman 30th Anniversary Collector’s Box Set

Randy Rhoads fans rejoice—a 30th anniversary collector’s box set celebrating Ozzy Osbourne’s seminal Blizzard of Ozz (1980) and Diary of a Madman (1981) albums is set for May 31 release. 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of both albums, which are … Continue reading

Revocation Finishes New Album

Slamming Boston trio Revocation has finished work on new album Chaos of Forms, due for August 2011 release. The 12-song album, the band’s third and the follow-up to 2009’s Existence is Futile, was recorded in Massachusetts and has more varied … Continue reading

Machine Head Hits Studio

Saturday, April 16 will see Machine Head enter Green Day’s Jingletown Studios in Oakland, Calif., to start work on the as-yet untitled seventh album that will be the follow-up to monster 2007 metal opus The Blackening. Vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn recently … Continue reading

David Ellefson’s Bass Brigade Blog

Here’s the first installment of the new Bass Brigade blog by Megadeth bassist and Jackson signature artist David Ellefson. He remarks here, as he will from time to time, on a variety of subjects; this time including the highlights of … Continue reading