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…)
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…)
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.
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.
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.
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.