Author Archives: MDuffy

Phil Collen Auctioning Custom ‘Wings’ Guitar

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen is auctioning off one of his custom Jackson PC1 guitars to benefit the Gerson Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the Gerson Therapy, an alternative treatment for cancer and other degenerative diseases. The guitar, … Continue reading

Sleigh Bells Rock Wild Crowd At FYF Fest

As the sun went down on last weekend’s FYF Fest in Los Angeles, Sleigh Bells came out from behind their stacks of Marshall cabinets and launched into their trademark sonic assault of pop-infused metal. The volume went to 11 in … Continue reading

Watch Gojira Play ‘Flying Whales’ From Bloodstock Open Air

French metallers Gojira were especially fierce during their scorching set from the U.K.’s Bloodstock Open Air Festival earlier this month. In case you missed it, Bloodstock has posted several videos from the three-day event. Watch Gojira play “Flying Whales” in … Continue reading

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