Tag Archives: The Metalworker

Stream A New Single From Metal Mike Chlasciak

With his solo album The Metalworker scheduled to come out later this year, Metal Mike Chlasciak has released the first single, a sonic assault titled “Hell No!” With Carlos Zema on vocals, “Hell No!” also features Kevin Talley (Daath, Chimaira, Hate … Continue reading

Metal Mike Drops New Guitar World Column

Metal Mike Chlasciak dropped his latest Guitar World column, Metal For Life, in the mag’s June issue, offering some exercises that can help get both the pic and fret hands sharp as ever. Metal Mike also discusses tone, intonation and … Continue reading

Metal Mike Offers New Guitar World Column

Metal Mike Chlasciak is back with the latest edition of his Guitar World column, Metal For Life. “As much as I love guitar parts built from fast and hyper-syncopated power-chord figures, some of the heaviest riffs I’ve ever heard are … Continue reading

Metal Mike Offers Fresh Lesson Via Guitar World

Metal Mike Chlasciak’s latest column for the April issue of Guitar World has him dissecting the task of crafting a rhythmically and harmonically challenging, heavy single-note riff. “One of the most important aspects of becoming a good metal guitarist is … Continue reading

Metal Mike Chlasciak Reveals New Album Tracklisting

Metal guitar god Mike Chlasciak’s solo album The Metalworker is due for release later this year, and the song titles are now available. The record features several instrumental tracks, which include collaborations with vocalist Carlos Zema, drummer Kevin Talley and … 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