Author Archives: MDuffy

Go Inside the Studio with Periphery

On the heels of debuting two concept albums - Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega in the Top 25 of the Billboard 200 earlier this year, the men of Periphery allowed a crew from CreativeLive inside their studio to see where the magic … Continue reading

Chris Broderick Announces New Band Act of Defiance

After they left Megadeth last November, the metal world wondered what was next for guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover. This week, the duo officially announced the formation of Act of Defiance, their new group that is rounded out … Continue reading

Sweetwater Sound Gets the Lowdown on New Misha Mansoor Signature Models

Sweetwater Sound recently hooked up with Jackson’s Peter Wichers to run through the new Misha Mansoor signature guitars that are coming in 2015. Wichers not only broke down the Juggernaut HT, but also the Bulb HT, both of which feature … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Talks Sweeping and Tapping in New Guitar World Lesson

In the past, Dave Davidson of Boston thrash band Revocation has taught aspiring musicians about the pentatonic scale, the two forms of the diminished scale, hybrid picking and even how to play his band’s songs through a series of Guitar World … Continue reading

Watch Drum-Cam Footage of Metal Allegiance at ShipRocked

The lineup at the sixth-annual ShipRocked cruise was packed with hard rock and metal heavyweights like Limp Bizkit, Chevelle, Black Label Society and P.O.D., and that’s not to mention the supergroup of Metal Allegiance. Comprised of members from bands like … Continue reading

Murashita Releases New Video for ‘Retribution’

Murashita, the new band led by former Hemoptysis frontman Masaki Murashita, has released a lyric video for the track “Retribution.” The debut single features bassist Kelly Conlon (Death, Monstrosity, Vital Remains) and drummer Kevin Talley (Suffocation, Six Feet Under, Chimaira). … Continue reading