Author Archives: Jeff Owens

Maiden Aid for Japan

Iron Maiden is donating proceeds from the sales of the concert T-shirt that would’ve been available at a pair of cancelled Tokyo concerts to the Japanese Red Cross to aid victims of the March 11 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Maiden … Continue reading

Trivium to Guest on Iron Maiden Final Frontier World Tour Conclusion

Trivium will appear as special guests at the final show of Iron Maiden’s The Final Frontier World Tour at London’s O2 Arena on Aug. 6, 2011. By the time the tour concludes in London that evening, Maiden will have played … Continue reading

Sepultura’s Kisser to Sub For Ian at July Anthrax/Big Four Shows

In a statement released March 17, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian announced that he will not play several mid-summer Anthrax appearances in Europe and the U.K., as he and his wife, Pearl, are expecting their first child in July. Sepultura guitarist … Continue reading

Megadeth Moscow Banjo Signing

Here are Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick at a March 15 meet-and-greet signing in Moscow, at which it appears they have experienced a first. Watch the clip here, and you’ll see that in addition to signing numerous guitars, the … Continue reading

Metal Mike Column Debuts in April Guitar World

That Metal Mike—he’s always so great about keeping in touch and keeping Jackson fans up on all his latest news. Most recently, his own monthly column just started running in Guitar World magazine, starting with the April 2011 issue (the … Continue reading

Jackson Euro Signings with Megadeth’s Ellefson, Broderick

Jackson signature artists David Ellefson and Chris Broderick—a whole half of Megadeth—will be 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 in … Continue reading