Tag Archives: Metal Mike

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

New Metal Mike “Metal For Life” Column in June GW

The June 2011 issue of Guitar World magazine contains “Metal” Mike Chlasciak’s latest “Metal For Life” column, which showcases metal guitar concepts and techniques. This time around, in “Power Surge—How to Build Power Chord Variations For Maximum Sonic Effect,” the … Continue reading

Metal Mike Column Debuts in April Guitar World

That Metal Mike—he’s always so great about keeping in touch and keeping Jackson fans up on all his latest news. Most recently, his own monthly column just started running in Guitar World magazine, starting with the April 2011 issue (the … Continue reading

Metal Mike Shreds New Halford Video

Halford/Painmuseum guitarist and longtime Jackson friend “Metal” Mike Chlasciak is always so great to keep in touch. In his latest communiqué, the fleet-fingered shredder hips us to the new Halford video for “Like There’s No Tomorrow,” seen here. The song … Continue reading

Metal Mike 2011 Halford/Solo Album Update

Jackson was delighted recently to hear from an old friend who’s no stranger to Jackson fans, Mike “Metal Mike” Chlasciak, who checked in with an update on his most recent goings on, namely, his tour with Rob Halford opening for … Continue reading

Ozzfest 2010—The Metal Madness has Begun!

Our own intrepid Jackson journalist, Nick Bowcott, files this metallic missive from the first U.S. date of Ozzfest 2010 … Late summer has always been a great season for metal, and 2010 is no exception; the almighty Lamb of God, … Continue reading