Author Archives: MDuffy

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

Scott Ian On His ATL Soloist

In honor of Anthrax’s breakout album Among the Living, guitarist Scott Ian and Guitar Center have come out with a limited edition ATL Soloist. The special guitar features artwork from the album depicting antagonist Rev. Henry Kane of Poltergeist fame. Ian … Continue reading

Black Sabbath Comes Back To U.S. In A Big Way

Black Sabbath might have been going up in a headlining battle against the heavy-drawing Black Keys Friday night at Lollapalooza, but the godfathers of heavy metal may just have come out on top. Playing in the same time slot opposite … Continue reading

Go Behind The Scenes Of Megadeth’s Manila Show

Megadeth kicked off their Pacific Rim tour over the weekend with a show in Manila, Philippines, and bassist David Ellefson chronicled the trip with his video camera. Watch footage of the band traveling through the city, backstage rehearsals and a … Continue reading

The Music Zoo Demos The Jackson Custom Shop SL2H-V

The Music Zoo owner Tommy Colletti recently showcased a project that he worked on with Jackson master builder Mike Shannon – the Jackson SL2H-V Soloist. Modifications in these guitars include the position of the knobs and toggle switches, a non-recessed … Continue reading

Scott Ian Discusses The Limited-Edition ATL Soloist

When Among the Living came out in 1987, it was a major breakthrough for Anthrax, and it is being honored with a limited-edition run of 250 Scott Ian ATL Soloists. The ATL Soloist features artwork from the landmark album depicting … Continue reading