Author Archives: MDuffy

Jackson Showcase Up and Running at NAMM

The Jackson Showcase at the 2014 NAMM Show is packed full of amazing new products that will be hitting the market in the coming year, including a host of artist signature models and several eye-poppping gems from the Custom Shop. … Continue reading

Veil of Maya Deliver Scorching Session for Audiotree

Chicago-based metallers Veil of Maya stopped by the Audiotree studios in late 2013 to record a scorching four-song set. That set is now available to the public, as the hard-hitting quartet rolls through tracks like “Unbreakable” and “Crawl Back,” in … Continue reading

Stream Periphery’s Upcoming Record Clear

Progressive metal band Periphery will release their long-awaited album Clear on Jan. 28, but the guys opted to stream the record early. Clear is an interesting experiment, as each member of the group took creative control of a track. Each song … Continue reading

Amoral Release New Track off Upcoming Album

Finnish metallers Amoral have a new album called Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows coming out on Feb. 14, but anxious fans can check out some of the new music before that date. Amoral previously released the track “If Not Here, … Continue reading

David Ellefson Teams With Frank Bello in Altitudes & Attitude

Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson recently teamed up with Anthrax bassist Frank Bello to form the group Altitudes & Attitude, a rock-tinged project that includes A Perfect Circle drummer Jeff Friedl. And fans won’t have to wait long to hear the band’s … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Teaches Hybrid Picking in New Guitar World Column

Revocation’s Dave Davidson has a new column in Guitar World that will debut in the February issue where he will demonstrate many of the techniques he uses both on stage and in the studio. In the first edition of Thrash … Continue reading