Author Archives: MDuffy

Hemoptysis Drop New Video for ‘M.O.D.’

Hemoptysis’ debut full-length album Misanthropic Slaughter is a hard-hitting collection of brutal thrash tracks, as the song “M.O.D.” can attest. In the recently-released music video for “M.O.D.” the Phoenix metallers furiously attack their instruments as frontman Masaki Murashita’s growl cuts … Continue reading

The Music Zoo Dissects the Jackson RR 1.5

Tommy Colletti of Music Zoo recently broke down the amazing Jackson RR1.5, which he created along with Jackson Master Builder Mike Shannon. Replicating the 25th Anniversary Rhoads identically is off-limits, so Colletti and Shannon made a few subtle “Randy-style” changes … Continue reading

Phil Demmel Goes In the Vault

During a recent Jackson clinic at Bizarre Guitar in Reno, Nev., Phil Demmel was featured on In the Vault with Shanda Golden. Seated alongside Jackson’s Chris Cannella, Demmel talked about his band Machine Head and one of his signature Jackson … Continue reading

Megadeth Thrash Through Christmas Carols on Kimmel

Megadeth might not be the first band that comes to mind when thinking of Christmas carols, but they recently put their own metal twist on a few classics during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The segment depicts the thrash … Continue reading

Andertons Music Demos Jackson JS Series Guitars

The folks at Andertons Music recently got their hands on a few models from Jackson’s JS Series and put them through the paces. The axes of note are the JS32T King V, the JS32T Rhoads, the JS11 Dinky and the … Continue reading

Marco Lascano Wins ‘Shred and Destroy’ Contest

Gama Music in Monterrey, Mexico, and Multielectronica in Mexico City recently hosted  “Shred and events that featured artist performances and a “Shred and Destroy” contest to bring out the best shredders Mexico has to offer. Both dealers showcased 2013 products … Continue reading