Author Archives: Pauline France

Flutter Your Whammy Bar Like Metal Mike Chlasciak

At its worst, a whammy bar can produce sounds comparable to a dying elephant or a squealing pig. Not so pleasant. The good news is, though, Metal Mike Chlasciak teaches you how to master the art of whammy acrobatics in … Continue reading

Phil Demmel, Others Pay Tribute to Dimebag Darrell and Ronnie James Dio

The Key Club in Hollywood, Calif., witnessed a lineup of metal heavyweights paying tribute to Dimebag Darrell and Ronnie James Dio on Dec. 14. Artists performing all sorts of classic covers included Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel, Anthrax axeman Scott … Continue reading

Manraze Cover Jimi Hendrix’s “Fire”

British rock trio Manraze released a video performance of “Fire,” the classic rock staple from Jimi Hendrix’s 1967 album, Are You Experienced. The song is included as a cover track on the band’s sophomore album, punkfunkrootsrock, which was released Aug. … Continue reading

Machine Head Fan Gets Private Rig Tour With Phil Demmel

Machine Head axeman Phil Demmel treated diehard fan Norrie MacDonald to a private rig tour during the band’s stop at the SECC Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, on Dec. 5. MacDonald was the lucky winner of a Machine Head prize bundle … Continue reading

Lamb Of God Drop New Music Video for “Ghost Walking”

Metal stalwarts Lamb of God recently dropped the new video for “Ghost Walking,” a track off their much anticipated album Resolution. Watch the head-crushing video below: You can pre-order Resolution here before it’s released on Jan. 24!

Warbringer’s John Laux Catches Up With Guitar World

Warbringer guitarist and Jackson artist John Laux were interviewed by Guitar World during the band’s recent stop at the Key Club in Hollywood, Calif. Listen to the interview below for Laux’s thoughts on touring, info on the band’s new album Worlds … Continue reading