Author Archives: Pauline France

Gojira’s Joe Duplantier on His Custom Jackson Guitar

Gojira frontman Joe Duplantier recently sat with Music Radar to go over his custom-made Jackson SLS Soloist. The French metaller teamed up with Jackson master builders to create his ultimate dream machine, and said he’s very happy with the joint … Continue reading

Evile Interviewed At Download Festival recently conducted an interview with British thrashers EVILE and their producer Russ Russell at this year’s Download festival, which was held in early June at Donington Park in Leicestershire, U.K. Russell manned the boards for Evile’s third full-length album, … Continue reading

Decibel Magazine Reviews a Jackson RRXMG Rhoads X Series

Decibel’s Matt Olivo picked up a Jackson RRXMG Rhoads X Series for a hands-on review in the magazine’s June issue. Olivo said the RRXMG is “cool-looking,” and that it possesses a “keen utility.” He also said that the guitar’s neck … Continue reading

Stream Gojira’s Entire New Album

French prog-metal band Gojira won’t release its fifth album L’Enfant Sauvage till June 26, but you can listen to it in its entirety now through MusicRadar. In addition, frontman Joe Duplantier sat down with Roadrunner Records to discuss the theme behind … Continue reading

Def Leppard Plays Rare Show In Hollywood, Readies For Rock of Ages Debut

Def Leppard recently played a seven-song set for YouTube’s YouTube Presents series at Hollywood’s House of Blues, marking a great warmup for the band’s upcoming Rock of Ages tour with Poison and Lita Ford. Def Lep opened with “Rock of … Continue reading

Anthrax, Megadeth, Others Ripped Through U.K.’s Download Festival

The Download Festival rocked U.K.’s Donnington Park in Leicestershire last weekend, with bands like Megadeth, Anthrax, Lamb of God, Machine Head and Trivium tearing up the stage. It was such an epic event that Megadeth bassist David Ellefson called Download … Continue reading