Author Archives: MDuffy

David Ellefson to Release Autobiography

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has announced that his autobiography – My Life With Deth – will be released on Oct. 29 through Howard Books. Ellefson penned the tome last year with the assistance of writer Joel McIver, and it delves … Continue reading

White Wizzard’s Jake Dreyer Runs Through Rig

With a new album called The Devil’s Cut coming out in the U.S. June 25, White Wizzard has released a few teaser videos to promote the fresh material. Guitarist Jake Dreyer not only goes through what gear he used on … Continue reading

Iron Maiden Begin Download Festival Set with Spitfire Flyover

An Iron Maiden show is always an epic production, and their recent set at Download in the U.K. was no exception. To kick off the proceedings, the metal heavyweights had a Spitfire fighter plane zip over the crowd at Donington … Continue reading

Jackson Q&A: Trivium’s Corey Beaulieu

With a new album ready and on the way, Trivium has a big end to 2013 planned. And the band couldn’t do it without the shredding stylistics of guitarist Corey Beaulieu, who had a brand new signature Jackson model see … Continue reading

Revocation Posts Final Recording Update

Revocation’s self-titled album is due out Aug. 6, and the guys have been giving fans a look at its making with a series of behind-the-scenes videos. In their latest update, the vocal tracking is highlighted.  In addition, the band recently … Continue reading

Metal Mike Posts New Guitar World Column

During the same week that Metal Mike Chlasciak released his new album The Metalworker, the Halford guitarist has dropped a new Guitar World lesson in which he discussed the Dorian mode. Later this month, Chlasciak will tackle the Aeolian mode, another … Continue reading