Author Archives: MDuffy

Watch Trivium’s Full Set from Rock Am Ring

Germany’s huge Rock am Ring festival wrapped up last weekend at the famous Nürburgring race track, ending four days of musical madness that featured varied acts ranging from Metallica to Kings of Leon. Count Trivium among the bands waving the flag … Continue reading

Watch the New Jackson X Series Kellys in Action

The Jackson X Series recently grew with the addition of the KEXTMG Kelly and KEXMG Kelly. Built with the very latest in Jackson expertise and innovation, X Series models feature hot humbucking pickups that deliver well-balanced tone with tight bass, glassy … Continue reading

Gojira Takes Fans Behind the Scenes of Northern European Shows

The mighty Gojira has been giving fans a look behind the scenes of their current tour in a series of awesome videos. Not only do they depict the band performing on stage, but they also offer a glimpse into what … Continue reading

Guitarist Features 30th Anniversary Soloist

The June edition of Guitarist features an in-depth look at the upcoming Jackson 30th Anniversary Soloist, a limited-edition homage to the godfather of high-performance guitars. Each 30th Anniversary Soloist is hand-crafted by Senior Master Builder Mike Shannon, who talks about some … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Dissects the Pentatonic Scale in New Guitar World Lesson

In his latest column for Guitar World, Revocation’s Dave Davidson discussed the pentatonic scale. “One of my favorite things to do when writing riffs or soloing is to take a pentatonic form in one key and superimpose it over another,” … Continue reading

GAK Music Demos the Jackson SLATTXMGQ3-7 Soloist

The folks at GAK Music recently got their hands on a Jackson SLATTXMGQ3-7 Soloist and put it through the paces. Check out the rocking demo in the clip below.