Author Archives: MDuffy

MusicRadar Gives Five Stars to the Adrian Smith SDX

MusicRadar recently reviewed the Jackson Adrian Smith Signature SDX, giving it a robust five our of five stars. “A versatile guitar capable of covering many bases, and perfect for nailing your favourite Maiden tunes?” wrote reviewer Hayden Hewitt.  ”What more … Continue reading

Metal Mike Offers Power-Chord Lesson in Latest Guitar World

In his latest “Metal For Life” column in the December 2012 issue of Guitar World, “Metal” Mike Chlasciak demonstrates a variety of ways to bring more melodic content to power-chord ideas using small two-note chord voicings. The lesson takes a few … Continue reading

Pig Destroyer Releases Video for ‘The Diplomat’

Virginia grindcore outfit Pig Destroyer recently released a psychedelic video for the song “The Diplomat,” which comes from their acclaimed new album Book Burner. The clip features a suited character gives a group of gorillas guns and a bloodbath ensues … Continue reading

Watch More Episodes of Scott Ian’s Blood & Guts

Anthrax’s Scott Ian has been delving deep into the horror genre with his new web series Blood & Guts, and we’ve rounded up three new episodes just in time for Halloween. In the videos below, Ian talks with the legendary … Continue reading

David Ellefson Demos the Jackson Kelly Bird Bass

Megadeth’s David Ellefson recently took some time to put the new Jackson Kelly Bird Basses through the paces, from the electronics to the shape and specs of the instrument. Watch the product demo below and visit Ellefson’s official website for … Continue reading

Jackson Q&A: Geo Slam of RedOne Production

RedOne Production is behind some of the biggest pop songs to come out in recent years, and guitarist Geo Slam is an integral part of that process. An avid Jackson enthusiast, the Swedish Slam had a hand in tracks by … Continue reading