Author Archives: MDuffy

Go Inside the Studio with Angelus Apatrida

Spanish thrash band Angelus Apatrida have been working on a new album with producer Daniel Cardoso in recent months. And for a look at what’s been happening at Ultrasound Studios in Moita, Protugal, the guys recently posted a few behind-the-scenes … Continue reading

Phil Collen Demos the Limited-Edition PC1 in Satin Black

If you saw Phil Collen and Def Leppard on tour with KISS this summer, you might have noticed the guitarist playing a new version of his signature Jackson PC1 in menacing Satin Black. The PC1 Ninja is now available to … Continue reading

Expand Your Rhythm Guitar Repertoire with Metal Mike’s New Lesson

Metal Mike Chlasciak’s latest column for Guitar World deals with using differed chord voicings that can really expand a rhythm guitarist’s repertoire. “Within the genre of heavy metal, the art of rhythm guitar can sometimes seem a bit predictable—either root-fifth … Continue reading

Learn ‘Automaton’ in New Play-Through from Intervals

Aaron Marshall and Lukas Guyader of Canadian progressive metal band Intervals recently sat down with Guitar World to offer a play-through video for the track “Automaton.” The song comes off their album A Voice Within, which is actually the group’s … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Talks Seventh Chords in Guitar World Lesson

Revocation frontman Dave Davidson’s latest lesson through Guitar World deals seventh chords. The stalwart shredder thinks that using seventh chords, while rarely heard in metal, offers a solid way to expand his horizons as a songwriter. “One of my prime … Continue reading

Check Out New Music from Darkest Hour

With a new self-titled album coming out on Aug. 5, Darkest Hour has released a taste of their latest tracks, a few of which the band is playing while on the road with the Rockstar Mayhem Festival. One track - ”By … Continue reading