Author Archives: MDuffy

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

Guitarist Tabs Pro Series DKA8 Dinky Among Top 8-String Axes

Guitarist recently ranked six of the best eight-string guitars, and the Jackson Pro Series DKA8 Dinky was front-and-center on the list. “The limited-edition Dinky 8 seems extremely inappropriately monikered: it promises low-slung rock tone aplenty, delivered via a combination of an … Continue reading