Author Archives: MDuffy

Ellefson, Broderick Participate In Metal Masters Clinic

The third installment of the Metal Masters Clinic came to the West Coast this year, as an all-star lineup hit Hollywood’s Key Club last week. Hosted by Jackson signature artist David Ellefson, amongst other metal heavyweights, the night began with … Continue reading

Cee-Lo Green Stops By Jackson Artist Showroom

With NBC’s The Voice recently filming interviews in the Jackson Artist Showroom for upcoming shows, it was only a matter of time before rapper/singer/songwriter/producer/actor Cee Lo Green stopped by. Noting all the guitars lining the wall, a red Jackson USA … Continue reading

Primal Rock Rebellion’s Debut Drops In The U.S.

The debut album for Primal Rock Rebellion, a new project from Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith and ex-SikTh frontman Mikee Goodman, finally dropped in the U.S. this week. “Those who like their music with power, passion and the occasional twist … Continue reading

Misha Mansoor Grabs New Axe While Periphery Gives One Out

Midway through a 2012 tour with his band Periphery, guitarist Misha Mansoor picked up a new axe that is almost identical to his first Jackson Custom Shop piece, a Laguna Seca blue seven-string Dinky. Mansoor wrote about his new sparkly … Continue reading

Megadeth’s Ellefson Launches New iPad App

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is looking to bring the studio to iPads, iPhones and iPod touched with his new Rock Shop app. Teaming with POCKETLABWORKS, Inc., Ellefson’s app turns those mobile devices into a practice studio musicians can take anywhere. … Continue reading

Scott Ian Helps Name Top 5 Guitar Duos On That Metal Show

When talking about the top guitar duos of all time, there are no easy answers. That’s why VH1′s That Metal Show enlisted the help of Anthrax shredder Scott Ian to come up with a top five. According to Ian and … Continue reading