Tag Archives: Guitar World

Get Your Chops Back in Shape with Metal Mike’s New Guitar World Column

Metal Mike Chlasciak is back with a new Guitar World lesson that focuses on keeping your guitar skills in shape during the winter months. “Over the years, I’ve noticed that guitar playing is like a winter sport,” he noted.  ”During … Continue reading

Metal Mike Offers Power-Chord Lesson in Latest Guitar World

In his latest “Metal For Life” column in the December 2012 issue of Guitar World, “Metal” Mike Chlasciak demonstrates a variety of ways to bring more melodic content to power-chord ideas using small two-note chord voicings. The lesson takes a few … Continue reading

Build Legato Technique with Metal Mike Chlasciak’s Latest Lesson

Metal Mike Chlasciak, who recently dropped the This Is War EP, has a new Metal for Life lesson, via October’s Guitar World. In it, the shredder goes over a series of exercises that will help guitarist with their fret hand … Continue reading

Metal Mike Chlasciak Drops New Metal For Life Lesson

Guitar World posted a new Metal For Life column from Metal Mike Chlasciak in their latest issue. In it, the Jackson artist talks about how to strengthen pick-hand technique. “The examples I’m going to show you cover a wide variety of … Continue reading

Metal Mike Drops New Lesson On Power Chords Built From Fourths

Metal Mike Chlasciak has released a new lesson via Guitar World that focuses on using two-note power chords built from fourths. “Most power chord forms in rock and metal and comprised of either two or three notes, usually with the … Continue reading

David Ellefson Takes Fans Behind The Scenes of Hellfest

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has posted an amazing nine-and-a-half-minute video from backstage before a June 15 show at France’s Hellfest. While a little dark at the beginning, the clip is an edited look at the pre-concert buildup to the post-show … Continue reading