Author Archives: MDuffy

Metal Mike Offers New Guitar World Column

Metal Mike Chlasciak is back with the latest edition of his Guitar World column, Metal For Life. “As much as I love guitar parts built from fast and hyper-syncopated power-chord figures, some of the heaviest riffs I’ve ever heard are … Continue reading

Strung Out Releases New Video For ‘City Lights’

California punk rockers Strung Out recently premiered their new video for “City Lights,” which comes off their 2011 best-of compilation, Top Contenders. Directed by Elliot Dillman of Bankrupt Films, the clip is one of three new songs among the 23 tracks … Continue reading

Revocation Rocks The Music Zoo

David Davidson and Dan Gargiulo of Revocation recently made an in-store appearance at The Music Zoo in Roslyn, N.Y., where they chatted about their Jackson axes and performed two songs off their latest album, Chaos of Forms. The guys currently … Continue reading

Sleigh Bells Rocks VEVO Showcase

With Reign of Terror coming out earlier this year, Sleigh Bells has been playing a ton of concert dates in support of their sophomore album. Last week, that included a slew of shows at the South by Southwest music festival. … Continue reading

Honoring Randy Rhoads: 30 Years Gone

Thirty years ago today (March 19, 1982), Randy Rhoads was killed in a tragic plane crash in Leesburg, Fla., robbing the world of a breathtaking guitar virtuoso. After co-founding Quiet Riot at the age of 16, Rhoads went on to … Continue reading

Ellefson To Appear On Cover Of Bass Guitar Magazine

Keep an eye on the newsstands, as Megadeth bassist and Jackson signature artist David Ellefson is slated to appear on the upcoming cover of Bass Guitar Magazine out of the U.K. Due out in mid-March, the issue features an in-depth profile … Continue reading