Author Archives: MDuffy

Premier Guitar Reviews the SLATXMGQ3-6 X Series Soloist

Reviewer Al Santangelo over at Premier Guitar recently got his hands on a Jackson SLATXMGQ3-6 X Series Soloist to put through the paces. At the end of the day, he had positive things to say about the menacing axe.  The X … Continue reading

Master the Art of Vibrato with Metal Mike

Metal Mike Chlasciak is back with another installment of his “Metal for Life” column for Guitar World, and this time the Halford guitarist tackles the art of vibrato. “Great vibrato is not something that will happen magically on its own—one … Continue reading

Win a Jackson 7-String Soloist in Celebration of Allegaeon’s December Tour

In celebration of Allegaeon’s upcoming December tour with Job for a Cowboy, Cephalic Carnage, I Declare War and Legion, the band is giving away a new 7-string Jackson Soloist SLATXMGQ3-7 guitar. To enter, just fill out this form over at … Continue reading

David Ellefson and Chris Broderick Interviewed on Shanda’s Golden Ticket

While in Reno, Nev., for an appearance at Bizarre Guitars, Megadeth’s Chris Broderick and David Ellefson appeared on Shanda’s Golden Ticket to talk about their careers, the band and future projects. Watch the episode below and visit Megadeth’s official website … Continue reading

Hatebreed Drops Lyric Video for ‘Put It to the Torch’

With The Divinity of Purpose scheduled to come out on Jan. 29, 2013, Connecticut hardcore veterans Hatebreed recently released a lyric video to the album’s opening track, “Put It to the Torch.” “Torch” blazes through just two minutes and 12 seconds … Continue reading

Joe Duplantier Dissects His Custom Guitar

In the video below, Gojira frontman Joe Duplantier dissected the custom black Jackson axe that is his main guitar. Check out what the French metaller likes about his weapon of choice and visit Gojira’s official website for more information.