Author Archives: MDuffy

Northlane Debuts New Video for ‘Obelisk’

Australian metalcore band Northlane recently dropped a video for the new single “Obelisk,” a track that comes of upcoming album Node (due out July 24). Filmed in Western Australia, the clip features the guys performing the bone-crushing song in a sparse, … Continue reading

Reinvent the Pentatonic Scale in a New Lesson from Metal Mike

Metal Mike Chlasciak recently posted an intriguing new lesson via Guitar World in which he teaches aspiring players to reinvent the minor pentatonic scale. As it is the most used sound in rock, metal and blues, Chlasciak flips it on … Continue reading

Misha Mansoor Breaks Down His Signature Juggernaut HT6 for Total Guitar

During a recent tour stop during Periphery’s run supporting the band’s pair of 2015 albums, Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega, guitarist Misha Mansoor welcomed representatives from Total Guitar aboard the bus to talk about his new signature model. Mansoor’s Juggernaut HT6 … Continue reading

Watch Crown the Empire’s Hayden Tree Dial in His Tone

While recently on the road supporting Memphis May Fire on the Take Action tour, Hayden Tree of Crown the Empire posted a video from the stage showing fans one of his most important pre-show rituals. The clip features Tree plugging … Continue reading

GAK Music Demos the Jackson Custom Shop Special Edition Soloist SL2Q ‘True Blue’

Joss Allen of GAK Music recently picked up a Jackson Custom Shop Special Edition Soloist SL2Q “True Blue” and put it through the paces for a video demo. In the clip, Allen was sure to note the quilted maple top that … Continue reading

Veil of Maya Announces Matriarch Tour with Revocation

Veil of Maya recently dropped fifth studio album Matriarch and to coincide with its release, the Chicago-born deathcore band dropped a killer promotional video to announce a North American tour with Revocation, Oceano, Gift Giver and Entheos. This is a big one … Continue reading