Guitars Of Summer NAMM

By Martina Fasano Summer NAMM. It’s almost like the overlooked middle child of the family when compared to the “Golden Child” that is Winter NAMM. That being said, many of the company reps I have spoken to over the years will tell you that Summer NAMM is actually a better place to do what they’re…

Five Questions with Anthrax’s Scott Ian

Anthrax have been going from strength to strength for the past few years. With the return of Joey Belladonna, the Big Four shows, and the 2011 release of Worship Music, Anthrax have been tearing it up all over the world.
Since Anthrax are returning to Australian shores as part of the Soundwave Festival I thought it would be good to ask Seymour Duncan artist, Anthrax guitarist and founding member Scott Ian a few questions.

Introducing the Fugly Bucker – An SD Forum Creation

If you’re a regular forum visitor you may already know that the Custom Shop will sometimes build a limited run of pickups just for forum members. Best of all, forum members get to participate in the design of them! Past pickups have included the medium output Brobucker, the Crazy Eight (SD’s first ever Alnico 8 pickup), and the StraBro90 (a Strat pickup wound to sound like a P90). This time out, MJ at the Custom Shop has graced us with the Fugly Bucker. No, I’m not joking. That’s it’s real name.

Band Basics: Part 3 – The Image

We already built the game plan and forged a new sound, but now we need to make you look the part. Never underestimate the power of your Image. That’s why you need to carefully mold it into who you want to be seen as. You can give yourself a persona like Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance of Avenged Sevenfold or simply a heightened appearance of who you are like Mark Hoppus of Blink-182. Regardless, we need to convey confidence and self-expression. You need to look like a seasoned professional whether you are or are just in a garage band.

New Jackson Signature Soloist Model for Anthrax’s Ian

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (March 29, 2011) – Jackson is proud to honor a longtime friend and one of the most dexterous shredders in metal with a new signature Soloist guitar model. Debuting in spring 2011 is the Scott Ian T-1000 Soloist.

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