Fake? Counterfeit? Replica? Tribute Guitar? Whatever you might call them, they seem to be here to stay. Our good friends in the east are cranking out “Made in USA” Gibson Les Paul guitars for a fraction of the price of the genuine article. In this Gear Demo / Review, I take a look at a…
Industrial Metal veterans Society 1 have announced Maxxxwell Carlisle (HELLION) as the band’s new guitarist. Carlisle most known for his shredding guitar style and collaboration with world renowned cellist Tina Guo is expanding his musical expression into the realm of industrial rock. The new lineup will debut this Friday at Schecter’s Annual NAMM Indie Party. “I’m honored, really…
Max’s brand new, metal version of Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas is available now on iTunes, Amazon.com and all major digital music outlets! Checkout the music video for the track here: Happy Holidays to all!
Yes, after almost 50 shows, the Maxed Out Metal Hour on Metal Express Radio is coming to an end! Thanks so much to everyone who has listened and supported the show over the past year! We’ve had a great time working on the MOMH, but it’s now time to move on to other projects! Tune…
Hellion’s Maxxxwell Carlisle has released his 3rd single for his upcoming covers solo album.The 3rd single from Carlisle’s upcoming solo album, When The Clock Strikes Metal, has been released. Featuring Frank Casciato (Shades of Crimson, Just Like Priest) on vocals, the track is a cover of Queensryche’s “Queen of the Reich” originally from their 1984 self-titled,…
An excerpt of the upcoming new song, “Gravitic Drive” has been released in a promotional video for Max’s Skype Guitar Lessons. The new instrumental song will be released on the next Maxxxwell Carlisle solo album.
Neoclassical guitarist and Metal Method instructor Dan Mumm has released a video for the track “Synchronicity” off of Mumm’s new Peering Through the Lens of Time release. The album is available now on iTunes, Amazon.com and all major digital music outlets. The video was shot and directed by Maxxxwell Carlisle. Get “Synchronicity” in Mp3 format…
We love our shredders… Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, John Petrucci, Michael Batio, Paul Gilbert… top names that have forged a lasting legacy in the genre. Today, let’s spend a few minutes diving a bit deeper into the sea of high notes and face melting solos. We’re going to set aside Dream Theater, Dragonforce, Yngwie, Steve Vai and…
A great, budget minded shred guitar. Although not ideally balanced, this guitar comes out swinging with excellent tone and blazing playability thanks to a great neck and smooth fretwork! 4/5 Stars
Here’s a play-through and break down of the solo from “Betrayer” off of the Hellion ‘Karma’s a Bitch’ EP. Key of B minor. Half-step down tuning.
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