Author Archives: MDuffy

David Ellefson to Hold Jackson Clinic at the Music Zoo

Jackson guitars and the Music Zoo have teamed up to host a clinic featuring Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick, who will discuss their Jackson signature bass and guitar models on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 6 – 9 p.m. at … Continue reading

GAK Music Demos a SL2 Pro Series Soloist

U.K.’s GAK Music recently put a Jackson SL2 Pro Series Soloist through the paces in a new video demo. The clip highlights a few of the instrument’s key features and then demonstrates its sound and playability. Check out the demo … Continue reading

Metal Mike Covers Suspended Chords in New Guitar World Lesson

Metal Mike Chlasciak’s latest Guitar World lesson covers suspended chords in metal rhythm guitar. “It’s not uncommon for a great metal riff to jump back and forth from one type of harmonic environment to another, such as from the natural … Continue reading

Revocation Talks Deathless in Two New Vlogs

The guys in Revocation have posted two new behind-the-scenes videos that offer additional insight into Deathless, the band’s new album that is set to drop on Oct. 14. Not only does each member of the band talk about the direction … Continue reading

Go Inside the Studio with Machine Head, Hear New Music

New Machine Head album Bloodstone & Diamonds is due out Nov. 10 in North America, and the Bay Area thrashers have been posting some behind-the-scenes studio clips leading up to its release. What’s more, one of the fresh tracks— “Now We Die”— somehow … Continue reading

Marc Okubo Runs Through Veil of Maya’s ‘It’s Not Safe to Swim Today’

Veil of Maya’s Marc Okubo recently took cameras backstage to play through “It’s Not Safe to Swim Today,” which comes off his band’s 2008 album, The Common Man’s Collapse. Watch Okubo in action after the jump.