Author Archives: MDuffy

Phil Demmel Takes Calls from Jackson HQ

Even when he’s not on the road, Phil Demmel is a hard worker. The Machine Head guitarist recently put in some overtime at the Jackson offices taking orders over the phone, and it’s safe to say that some calls went … Continue reading

Jackson Q&A: Mario Rubio

Los Angeles has spawned countless metal bands over the years, and the next big name to come out of that scene might be Thrown Into Exile. The hard-charging quintet put out an acclaimed eponymous EP over the summer that was … Continue reading

Belphegor Drop New Video for ‘In Blood – Devour This Sanctity’

Austrian death metal band Belphegor has released a raging new video for the track “In Blood – Devour This Sanctity.” The track comes from their 2011 album Blood Magick Necromance and is as brutal as ever.  For the video, Andrew … Continue reading

Meet Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick at Capitol Guitars

PLEASE NOTE THE DATE AND TIME CHANGE TO THIS EVENT While Megadeth’s latest tour rolls through Minnesota in late November, join bassist David Ellefson and guitarist Chris Broderick for a very special meet and greet at Capitol Guitars. The event … Continue reading

Manraze Release New Song Ahead of Upcoming EP

On Nov. 12, the Phil Collen-led trio Manraze will release a new three-song EP entitled I Surrender. This comes as the follow-up to the band’s 2011 album punkfunkrootsrock and will include a fresh recording of “All I Wanna Do” – … Continue reading

David Ellefson Releases Autobiography, Signing Schedule

At long last, the autobiography from Megadeth bassist David Ellefson was made available for purchase this week. Ellefson wrote Life With Deth last year with an assist from writer Joel McIver, and it covers his journey from addiction early in … Continue reading