Author Archives: MDuffy

Ellefson Interviews Broderick Backstage At Gigantour

Megadeth has turned in some powerful performances while on the road for Gigantour – with Motorhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil – but there have also been some quiet times backstage that fans don’t see. Luckily, bassist David Ellefson is documenting … Continue reading

Guitar World Reviews X Series King V And Rhoads

In the latest Guitar World, Paul Riario takes a close look at two of Jackson’s V-shaped models, the X series King V KVXMG and the Rhoads RRXT. “These are not jazz guitars,” he said.  ”The Jackson X series KVXMG and … Continue reading

Cavestany Pinch Hits For Ian On Anthrax/Death Angel Tour

When Anthrax’s Scott Ian fell ill with a viral infection last week, the guitarist had to sit out a few shows of his band’s tour with Death Angel and Testament. Never fear, however, as Rob Cavestany and Ted Aguilar of … Continue reading

Ellefson Taking Fans Behind The Scenes Of Gigantour

With Megadeth on the road for the massive Gigantour – also featuring Motorhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil – bassist David Ellefson is taking fans behind the scenes. Via his prolific YouTube channel, Ellefson is posting video blogs before each show. … Continue reading

Mark Morton Teaches Resolution Riffs

Now that Lamb of God has released their seventh studio album, Resolution, last week after months of anticipation, Jackson signature artist Mark Morton wants to help fans play some of the band’s head-crushing riffs. From Roadrunner Germany comes a new … Continue reading

Sleigh Bells Drop Video For ‘Comeback Kid’

Sleigh Bells is getting closer and closer to the release of Reign of Terror (due Feb. 21 via Mom + Pop), but their first video off the upcoming album is already out. In the 1980s-tinged “Comeback Kid” piece, Alexis Krauss … Continue reading