November 2018

Jackson

ARTICLES

NAMM '18 - Jackson SL4X Soloist Demo

January 26, 2018
Take a listen to the company's only model that sports a triple single-coil setup.
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Jackson Introduces New Mick Thomson Signature Soloist Models

January 26, 2018
The USA model sports a graphite reinforced through-body three-piece quartersawn maple neck, 12”-16” compound radius ebony fretboard with 24 jumbo frets, and a pair of Mick's signature Seymour Duncan Blackouts pickups.
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Rig Rundown: Power Trip

January 3, 2018
Learn about the lean-and-mean power tools these Texans use for their style of classic thrash metal.
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Jackson Announces New Scott Ian and Adrian Smith Signature Models

July 16, 2017
Ian's King V KVXT a 24.75” scale, mahogany body, maple neck with neck-thru construction, 12”-16” compound-radius rosewood fretboard with 22 jumbo frets and pearloid block inlays, and Duncan Designed pickups.
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Jackson Guitars Announces New Signature Models

January 22, 2017
Signature Jacksons abound with the introduction of new guitars bearing the names Phil Collen, Gus G., Marty Friedman, and Misha Mansoor.
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The Year in Gear 2016

November 28, 2016
Come with us, time travelers, as we revisit a year’s worth of axes, amps, stomps, basses, baritones, and other tools of our music-making trade—all deemed worthy of the Premier Gear Award.
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SNAMM '16 - Jackson Guitars Scott Ian King V KVT, SLAT7-FF, & SLAT8-FF Demos

July 20, 2016
Learn about some new extended-range instruments and get the scoop on the new signature axe for Anthrax's head thrasher.
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Jackson Releases New Artist Signature Models

June 25, 2016
The new batch features Def Leppard’s Phil Collen, Revocation’s Dave Davidson, Scott Ian of Anthrax, Periphery’s Misha Mansoor and Lamb of God’s Mark Morton.
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NAMM '16 - Jackson Pro Monarkh SC Demo & 2016 Models Demos

February 6, 2016
See and hear what these hard-rockin' shred machines can offer.
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Lethal Metal: Anthrax’s Scott Ian and Jon Donais

February 2, 2016
The 6-string teammates talk soloing strategies, building explosive rhythm chops, signature gear, and the back-to-thrash game plan for the band’s latest, For All Kings.
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Jackson Releases New Signature Models

January 22, 2016
The latest models are from Gojira’s Christian Andreu, Act of Defiance’s Chris Broderick, Megadeth’s David Ellefson, and Periphery’s Misha Mansoor.
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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson

January 19, 2016
The thrash metal pioneers plot world conquest via Dystopia, an edgy new album that revisits the band’s roaring roots while showcasing the blazing Kiko Loureiro on guitar.
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Jackson SLATXMGQ 3-6 Soloist Review

December 4, 2015
Jackson sets a high standard for affordable shred with an all-round extraordinary axe.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Jackson Explorer

October 9, 2015
Check out a custom Jackson Explorer that was modded with medical equipment parts.
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Lamb Chops: The Tools and Techniques Behind Lamb of God’s Crushing Comeback Album

June 12, 2015
John Campbell, Mark Morton, and Willie Adler discuss their first release since the tragedy that nearly destroyed their band.
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NAMM '15 - Jackson Guitars Misha Mansoor Bulb HT 6 and EVH 5150III 100S Demos

February 12, 2015
See and hear two new signature pieces of gear in action.
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Jackson Releases Misha Mansoor Signature Juggernaut Guitars

January 22, 2015
A distinctive body shape inspired by the Dinky, with sleekly scalloped horns and a AAA quilt maple top.
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Jackson Guitars Releases the Phil Demmel Demmelition Pro

December 17, 2014
The Machine Head guitarist gets an EMG-loaded signature model.
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Rig Rundown: Def Leppard

August 20, 2014
Vivian Campbell and Phil Collen take PG through their surprisingly tube-free rigs.
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Rig Rundown: Trivium

June 4, 2014
Florida metal quartet goes ampless.
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