Author Archives: MDuffy

Randy Rhoads Remembered Concert Draws All-Star Lineup

A collection of some of the brightest stars in metal came together Friday night to honor one of the genre’s most legendary guitarists at the “Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration of a Guitar Legend” concert at the Observatory in Santa … Continue reading

Metal Monsters Convene in Anaheim for Metal Allegiance

Some of the most legendary names in thrash and metal came together Wednesday night at the House of Blues in Anaheim, Calif., as the first Metal Allegiance show on solid ground rocked a raucous crowd. Metal Allegiance was originally formed … Continue reading

Watch Palisades’ New Video for ‘Mind Games’

New Jersey post-hardcore band Palisades dropped their sophomore album, Mind Games, this week, and that marked a great time to also release a music video for the title track. In the clip, Palisades teamed up with Philadelphia-based rapper Champs to keep the … Continue reading

Jake Dreyer Offers New Lesson on Alternate Picking Techniques

If you’re looking to take your fretwork to the next level, ex-White Wizzard guitarist and solo recording artist Jake Dreyer is here to help with a new lesson from Gear Gods. Dreyer offers insight into the world of alternate picking … Continue reading

Tonio Ruiz Drops a Taste of New Instrumental Album

Mexican producer/guitarist Tonio Ruiz recently released a new album called To Hell and Back that is all instrumental and featured his furious work on the fretboard. For those that want a taste of the record, Ruiz dropped a teaser video … Continue reading

Chris Broderick Pro Series Soloist 6 Earns Top Spot in Total Guitar‘s Reader Awards

After earning a five-star review from Total Guitar last year, the Chris Broderick Pro Series Soloist 6 seemed to catch the attention of the magazine’s fans, as well. The Soloist was recently named the best signature axe in Total Guitar‘s … Continue reading