Author Archives: Jeff Owens

Watch Sleigh Bells Live

Brooklyn, New York’s noise pop duo Sleigh Bells recently performed at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Award. Watch “Riot Rhythm,” and then Jackson-wielding axeman Derek Miller talking about how his co-partner Alexis Krauss pushed him down the stairs … 2011 mtvU … Continue reading

Photos from Jackson Euro Signings with Megadeth's Broderick, Ellefson

Jackson signature artists Chris Broderick and David Ellefson have been meeting, greeting and signing their way across Europe at select retailers as Megadeth lays waste to the continent along with Slayer on the European Carnage tour. We’ve got photos from … Continue reading

Jackson DKMG in Demo Video

Watch this footage as shred-monster Chris Cannella gets tight, heavy tone from a Jackson DKMG guitar through a new Fender Super-Sonic™ 100 head and Super-Sonic™ 100 412 Straight Enclosure. The amp’s tube bias is set at “cool,” with speaker damping … Continue reading

Sam Caselman’s JS1

In photographic proof that any age is the right age to shred, here’s a great photo sent to Jackson from Tony’s Muzik in Fort Worth, Texas. That’s where 95-year-old Sam Caselman was shopping for a guitar that was “easier to … Continue reading

New Jackson Signature Soloist™ Model for Anthrax's Ian

Jackson proudly honors a longtime friend and one of the most dexterous shredders in metal with a new signature Soloist guitar model. Debuting in spring 2011 is the Scott Ian T-1000 Soloist. Ian is a veritable thrash godfather who has … Continue reading

Jackson Visitors

Here’s a great shot snapped just this past Monday, March 28, in which we see (from left) Dan Levy of slammin’ skatepunk journal Juice; Scott Manning, founder of SoCal fashion empire Bloodhorse Clothing; and Fuel TV host Chris Casey (he … Continue reading