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Jake E Lee on His Charvel Signature ‘White Pearl’

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by MDuffy

Jake E. Lee rocking at the Whisky.

The Jake E Lee Signature Charvel guitar, a.k.a. The “White Pearl,” boasts unmistakable So-Cal ash body contours and a distinctive lavender-hued Pearl White finish.

Watch the legendary guitarist talk about his iconic instrument in this video and click here for more information.

Go Inside the Studio With Affiance

Posted on March 10th, 2014 by MDuffy

When Affiance was in the studio earlier this year, the Cleveland-based metal band brought a video camera along to document the recording process of their upcoming album.

Fans might be surprised to see some of the techniques Affiance used to create the follow-up to 2012′s The Campaign, too.

In one of the behind-the-scenes looks, guitarist Dominic Dickinson takes a power drill to his Charvel Desolation Soloist.  Does it survive?  You’ll have to watch the clip after the jump to find out. (more…)

Jake E Lee Talks Red Dragon Cartel in New Interview

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by MDuffy


The guys in Red Dragon Cartel recently posted a new video in which they discuss how the band originally formed and put together their debut full-length album.

With former Ozzy Osbourne and Badlands guitarist Jake E Lee taking handling all axe duties and Beggars & Thieves’ Ronnie Mancuso on bass, the group was rounded out by drummer Jonas Fairley and singer D.J. Smith.  Their 10-song collection of originals also features goes appearances from Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander, In This Moment’s Maria Brink and former Iron Maiden singer Paul Di’Anno.

Red Dragon Cartel has already played a handful of shows promoting the album, and there is an extensive worldwide tour that kicks off March 5 in Tempe, Ariz.

Learn more about Red Dragon Cartel (in addition to a video for the new track “Deceived”) after the jump and visit the band’s official Facebook page for more information.  (more…)

Guitar World Features Guthrie Govan & Jake E Lee Signature Models

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by MDuffy

Representatives from Guitar World were on-hand at the 2014 Charvel Showcase at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., where they got a close look at the new Guthrie Govan and Jake E Lee signature guitars.

Charvel’s own Mike McGregor points out all the key features of each model in the videos below.

Check Out a New Adrenaline Mob Track

Posted on February 13th, 2014 by MDuffy

The concussive force of Adrenaline Mob is looming on the horizon, as the band is set to release their new album Men of Honor on Feb. 18 in the U.S.

And the hard rock foursome has recently given fans a taste of what’s to come with a lyric video for the track “Feel the Adrenaline.”  In it, the words of the song splash across the a backdrop of a long and lonesome desert road, with the guys riding their motorcycles across the sierra.

Check it out below and visit Adrenaline Mob’s official Facebook page to keep up with the band.

Note: Adrenaline Mob guitarist Mike Orlando will hold a free clinic at the Collective School of Music in New York City on Saturday, March 29 at 2 p.m.   To reserve seats, call (212)741-0091 (ext. 100).

Gear Gods Dissect Guthrie Govan Signature Guitars at the Charvel Showcase

Posted on February 11th, 2014 by MDuffy

Charvel’s Mike McGregor recently led the folks over at Gear Gods on a tour of the Charvel Showcase at the 2014 NAMM Show, especially noting the new Guthrie Govan signature guitars that will be out in 2014.

McGregor showed off both versions of the model, one with a bird’s-eye maple top and another with a flame maple top.

Check out Govan’s signature models in the video below.

Watch a Full Set From Sirens and Sailors

Posted on February 6th, 2014 by MDuffy


With their sophomore full-length album Skeletons coming out in late 2013, Rochester, N.Y., hardcore band Sirens and Sailors have been touring diligently to support it.

Beginning the year with a run alongside This or the Apocalypse, Sirens and Sailors have traveled from East Coast to West Coast.

But for those that haven’t been able to catch a live show, video has surfaced of a full set from Sirens and Sailors at Strange Matter in Richmond, Va.

Check it out after the jump and visit Sirens and Sailors’ official website for more information. (more…)

Andertons Music Tours Charvel Showcase at NAMM

Posted on February 3rd, 2014 by MDuffy


The folks at Andertons Music recently spent time in Anaheim, Calif., for the 2014 NAMM Show, and the Charvel Showcase was a noted destination.

While in the Charvel booth, Product Manager Mike McGregor ran through the new Guthrie Govan and Jake E Lee signature guitars, in addition to several other killer axes on display.

Check out the tour below.

Andy Williams Demos the TronicalTune System

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by MDuffy


Andy Williams of Every Time I Die recently took some time backstage to show fans how he goes from drop C to drop D tuning with the innovative TronicalTune system.  And as usual, he’s holding his trusty Snow White Charvel San Dimas.

Check out Williams after the jump and visit Every Time I Die’s official Facebook page to see a list of tour dates.  (more…)

Joe Duplantier on His Charvel Signature Model

Posted on January 28th, 2014 by Chrissy Mauck

Gojira frontman Joe Duplantier worked with Charvel to come up with his perfect signature guitar, an iconic San Dimas Style 2. In this video, Duplantier talks about his new “killing machine with class,” which he uses on the stage and in the studio.

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