Author Archives: MDuffy

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

Scale The Summit Announce New Slate Of Tour Dates

Houston metallers Scale the Summit announced a new headlining tour with Today I Caught The Plague. Beginning May 26 in Howell, Mich., the bands will be on the road together through June 16 in St. Paul, Minn. “Been a lot going … Continue reading

Job For A Cowboy Streaming New Tracks

Arizona death metallers Job for a Cowboy have a new album – Demoncracy – coming out April 10, but the band has already released three tracks. Via MetalUnderground.com, fans can stream “Black Discharge,” while Guitar World is hosting “Imperium Wolves” … Continue reading

Metal Mike Offers New Guitar World Column

Metal Mike Chlasciak is back with the latest edition of his Guitar World column, Metal For Life. “As much as I love guitar parts built from fast and hyper-syncopated power-chord figures, some of the heaviest riffs I’ve ever heard are … Continue reading