Tag Archives: Metal Mike

Metal Mike Covers Suspended Chords in New Guitar World Lesson

Metal Mike Chlasciak’s latest Guitar World lesson covers suspended chords in metal rhythm guitar. “It’s not uncommon for a great metal riff to jump back and forth from one type of harmonic environment to another, such as from the natural … Continue reading

Expand Your Rhythm Guitar Repertoire with Metal Mike’s New Lesson

Metal Mike Chlasciak’s latest column for Guitar World deals with using differed chord voicings that can really expand a rhythm guitarist’s repertoire. “Within the genre of heavy metal, the art of rhythm guitar can sometimes seem a bit predictable—either root-fifth … Continue reading

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 Shows You How to Create “Huge Sounding Tracks” Via Guitar World

Metal Mike’s latest “Metal For Life” column in Guitar World magazine shows you how to combine two rhythm parts to create a “huge-sounding track” and hefty metal rhythms. Pick up your axe, and check out his tutorial below: For more information … Continue reading

Metal Mike Checks In From The Studio

Virtuoso shredder “Metal” Mike Chlasciak has performed with many heavyweights of the metal genre over the years, playing Jackson guitars along the way. Metal Mike recently checked in with JacksonGuitars.com for an update from the studio to show fans some … Continue reading

Metal Mike Rocks “Metal Week Summer Camp”

Axeman Mike “Metal Mike” Chlasciak has just conducted his “Metal Week Summer Camp” at the Chatham, N.J., School of Rock location. The intensive course took place July 25-29, and concentrated on offering students a set list of metal classics while … Continue reading