Author Archives: MDuffy

Watch Machine Head’s Set at Bloodstock Open Air Festival

Machine Head played an epic 90-minute headlining set at the U.K.’s Bloodstock Open Air Festival earlier this month, and in case you couldn’t make it, the entire performance is available online. Watch Machine Head rip it up in the video … Continue reading

Hirax Checks In From The Studio

Hirax is currently in the recording studio working on a follow-up to their 2009 album El Rostro de la Muerte. And as part of the sessions, the California-based thrashers are recording a video diary, the first edition of which can … Continue reading

Get A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Phil Collen’s Rig

Scott Appelton has quite the job as the lead tech for Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen. You can get some insight into what he does in a new video that was recently posted by the band detailing Collen’s extensive touring … Continue reading

Sleigh Bells Set To Appear On No Reservations

Set your DVRs to the Travel Channel on Sept. 3, as Sleigh Bells will be appearing on No Reservations as guests of host Anthony Bourdain. Actually, it is the band that hosted Bourdain at a rented house in Austin, Texas, … Continue reading

Watch: David Ellefson Visits Phoenix Guitar Center

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson recently made the rounds of several Guitar Center locations around the West Coast, stopping in Phoenix, Tuscon, Las Vegas and San Marcos, Calif. The Jackson signature artist posted a video from his stop in Phoenix, and … Continue reading

Metal Mike Chlasciak Drops New Metal For Life Lesson

Guitar World posted a new Metal For Life column from Metal Mike Chlasciak in their latest issue. In it, the Jackson artist talks about how to strengthen pick-hand technique. “The examples I’m going to show you cover a wide variety of … Continue reading