Author Archives: MDuffy

Metal Mike Drops New Lesson On Power Chords Built From Fourths

Metal Mike Chlasciak has released a new lesson via Guitar World that focuses on using two-note power chords built from fourths. “Most power chord forms in rock and metal and comprised of either two or three notes, usually with the … Continue reading

Periphery Release New Music Video For ‘Make Total Destroy’

With their highly anticipated sophomore album, Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal, hitting stores this week, Periphery also dropped a music video for the lead single, “Make Total Destroy.” Periphery II features guest appearances by John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Guthrie Govan … Continue reading

Anthrax Rocks Record Crowd At 2012 Mayhem Festival

The 2012 Mayhem Festival got off to a big bang this weekend in San Bernadino, Calif., as a record 26,150 fans in attendance made up the largest crowd in event history, according to Mayhem officials. That would be 4,000 more … Continue reading

Kreator & Accept Announce Teutonic Terror Attack

German metal heavyweights Kreator and Accept announced plans to take over North America with their upcoming Teutonic Terror Attack. Beginning Sept. 5 in Washington D.C., the tour will run through 23 shows that end with and Oct. 4 gig in … Continue reading

Metal Mike Chlasciak To Lead Clinic At Drome Sound

Halford guitarist and shredder extraordinaire Metal Mike Chlasciak is set to lead a free clinic at Drome Sound in Schenectady, N.Y., on June 30. Metal Mike has been hard at work finishing up his upcoming solo album, The Metalworker, having … Continue reading

David Ellefson Takes Fans Behind The Scenes of Hellfest

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has posted an amazing nine-and-a-half-minute video from backstage before a June 15 show at France’s Hellfest. While a little dark at the beginning, the clip is an edited look at the pre-concert buildup to the post-show … Continue reading