Tag Archives: Metal Mike Chlasciak

Metal Mike Offers New Lessons on Exotic Scales

In the latest installments of Metal Mike Chlasciak’s column in Guitar World, the Halford guitarist discusses scales from different parts of the world, specifically the eastern hemisphere. Metal Mike notes that guitarists such as Marty Friedman and James Murphy have … Continue reading

Metal Mike Posts New Guitar World Column

During the same week that Metal Mike Chlasciak released his new album The Metalworker, the Halford guitarist has dropped a new Guitar World lesson in which he discussed the Dorian mode. Later this month, Chlasciak will tackle the Aeolian mode, another … Continue reading

Metal Mike Releases Metal Boot Camp DVD

Metal Mike Chlasciak is rallying legions of metalheads with his new DVD titled Metal For Life: Mastering Heavy Metal Guitar. With over two hours of instruction, Metal Mike teaches fans how to build power-chord variations, master the minor pentatonic scale … Continue reading

Master the Art of Vibrato with Metal Mike

Metal Mike Chlasciak is back with another installment of his “Metal for Life” column for Guitar World, and this time the Halford guitarist tackles the art of vibrato. “Great vibrato is not something that will happen magically on its own—one … Continue reading

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