Author Archives: MDuffy

Amoral Release New Track off Upcoming Album

Finnish metallers Amoral have a new album called Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows coming out on Feb. 14, but anxious fans can check out some of the new music before that date. Amoral previously released the track “If Not Here, … Continue reading

David Ellefson Teams With Frank Bello in Altitudes & Attitude

Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson recently teamed up with Anthrax bassist Frank Bello to form the group Altitudes & Attitude, a rock-tinged project that includes A Perfect Circle drummer Jeff Friedl. And fans won’t have to wait long to hear the band’s … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Teaches Hybrid Picking in New Guitar World Column

Revocation’s Dave Davidson has a new column in Guitar World that will debut in the February issue where he will demonstrate many of the techniques he uses both on stage and in the studio. In the first edition of Thrash … Continue reading

Periphery Set to Shred NAMM Jam 2014

NAMM Jam 2014 will again stake its claim as a must-see event as part of the festivities surrounding this year’s NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., with progressive metal flag-bearers Periphery slated to perform. Not only did Periphery gain lots of … Continue reading

Metal Mike Offers New Lessons on Exotic Scales

In the latest installments of Metal Mike Chlasciak’s column in Guitar World, the Halford guitarist discusses scales from different parts of the world, specifically the eastern hemisphere. Metal Mike notes that guitarists such as Marty Friedman and James Murphy have … Continue reading

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