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Ken has been a gamer since 1986, and is a fan of all things retro. He's also a big fan of metal, and has clown hair.
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Legalizing Marijuana: 5 Musicians You Probably Didn’t Know Support The Cause Publicly

Marijuana is something that people often associate with music, from the long-haired hippies of the 60s to the rappers of today rhyming about “the chronic”. But some people may be surprised at just how many musicians swear by it as part of their creative process. There’s no getting away from it; the green stuff is… READ MORE

Top Lamb of God tracks

Reader Poll: Which Are Your Top 5 LAMB OF GOD Tracks?

A tough test for you today as All Axess takes on our biggest poll EVER! We’ve collected together all 90 tracks from Lamb of God‘s studio albums – Burn the Priest, New American Gospel, As the Palaces Burn, Ashes of the Wake, Sacrament, Wrath, and Resolution – and we want you to whittle them down… READ MORE

David Sullivan of Red Fang Interviewed

All Axess Exclusive: David Sullivan of Red Fang Interviewed

In yet another All Axess EXCLUSIVE, we sit down with Red Fang‘s David Sullivan to talk about guitars, practice tips, his favourite pieces of gear, and what inspires him We’ll have the second part of the interview for you next week but for now, you can check out part one below! Related: How to choose… READ MORE

Interview with Mike Martin of All That Remains

All Axess Exclusive: Interview with Mike Martin of All That Remains

Last week, All Axess brought you an exclusive interview with Joe Hottinger of Halestorm. This week, Jeff Kendrick sat down to speak to Mike Martin of All That Remains to talk guitars, the band’s new album, and a whole lot more. Check it out below! The new All That Remains album is entitled “The Order… READ MORE

All Axess On Vine!

All Axess Is Now On Vine!

All Axess has faced down the zeitgiest and jumped into the wonderful world of Vine! From our Vine account, you’ll get regular tips and short tutorials from the main man, Jeff Kendrick. Head on over to our Vine page now and follow us, so you’ll always get our latest Vines, containing all the guitar tips… READ MORE

Reader Poll Results: Your Favourite In This Moment Tracks Revealed!

Reader Poll Results: Your Favourite In This Moment Tracks Revealed!

A couple of weeks ago, we asked you to take a moment and glance through a list of every one of In This Moment‘s tracks. We then tasked you with selecting your five favourite songs from the list, in no particular order. In Chris Howorth’s op-ed piece for All Axess, he suggested that some of… READ MORE

All Axess Exclusive: Björn Gelotte of In Flames Interview Part 2

All Axess Exclusive: Björn Gelotte of In Flames Interview Part 2

Last week, we posted the first part of our three-part interview with Björn Gelotte of In Flames. Today, we’re bringing you the second part, in which Björn discusses his biggest obstacles as a guitarist, his goals, his Gibson Les Paul, and which song was hardest for him to learn. We’ll have the final part for… READ MORE

Favourite Asking Alexandria Tracks

Reader Poll Results: Your Favourite Asking Alexandria Tracks Revealed

Just over a week ago, we asked you to take a look through all of Asking Alexandria‘s album tracks, with the goal being to choose your five favourites from the bunch. A lot has happened since then. We broke the news that Danny Worsnop has left the band to concentrate on his new venture, We… READ MORE

Slipknot Confirm Lamb Of God, Bullet for My Valentine Summer Tour

Slipknot Confirm Lamb Of God, Bullet for My Valentine As Support For Summer Tour

Slipknot will be on the road in the US and Canada from July, and it has been confirmed that their shows will feature some pretty kick-ass support. Joining the band as part of their “This Summer’s Last Stand Tour” will be Lamb of God, Bullet for My Valentine, and Motionless in White, with shows kicking… READ MORE

Danny Worsnop Parts Ways with Asking Alexandria

Danny Worsnop Parts Ways with Asking Alexandria

In a sudden turn of events, Danny Worsnop has parted ways with Asking Alexandria. A post on his official (and verified) Twitter account – via the Twitlonger service which allows for longer messages to be posted – reads:- “To all of my friends and fans: I would like to let you know that Asking Alexandria… READ MORE

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