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I am an avid guitar pedal collector and right now possess almost 50 pedals from BOSS to Electro Harmonix. There is something so simple about having a small box that has just a few controls on it, with its sole job being to create a chorus, delay or phaser effect. In ... READ MORE
Featured below is the track, 'Hollywood,' by this week's AMPED Artist, Australian hard rockers, Massive. 'Hollywood' is taken from Massive' s acclaimed debut album, 'Full Throttle,' which was released independently in Australia in 2013 and internationally via Earache Records in July, 2014. According to an official press release, 'Hollywood' is a, "middle-finger-to-the-man ... READ MORE
Elize Ryd, vocalist of the Swedish Metal band, Amaranthe, recently spoke to The AU Review in a recent interview, discussing the new album, 'Massive Addictive', life on the road and how she feels about being a woman in a male dominated genre. The AU Review had previously spoken to Floor Jansen ... READ MORE
Pantera and Down frontman Phil Anselmo has all but revealed that Slayer guitarist Kerry King nearly joined Pantera in the late eighties. In a new interview with Talking Metal, Anselmo recalled meeting King and other Slayer members in a Dallas club in 1988: “Slayer were playing down the street. My boxing ... READ MORE
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Despite their best efforts, it would appear that legendary rock group Led Zeppelin is stuck in Pennsylvania awaiting a lengthy legal battle following a U.S. District Court Judge's decision to deny the band's motion to, "dismiss or transfer without prejudice" claims that they plagiarized their biggest ever hit, 'Stairway To ... READ MORE

Rigs & Gear

DevilDriver | I have been blessed to record in some of the finest studios in the world. From Rumbo Recorders in Canoga Park, Ca. where such classic albums like Rust In Peace, Appetite For Destruction, and Use Your Illusion to name a few, have been recorded, to Sonic Ranch in El Paso, TX. where ... READ MORE