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NAMM: Metal Life Interviews Jason Hook, Rudy Sarzo, Nita Strauss and more for ‘Hired Gun’ Documentary

NAMM: Metal Life Interviews Jason Hook, Rudy Sarzo, Nita Strauss and more for ‘Hired Gun’ Documentary

On Saturday, January 24, 2015,  Metal Life was invited to the Monster Cables booth for an impromptu round-table style conference in order to promote the upcoming Hired Gun documentary. Directed by Francesco Strine and featuring such artists as Jason Hook (FFDP), Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper), and Rudy Sarzo (Whitesnake, Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne), the movie envelops the livelihoods of heavy rock’s most active sidekicks. They may not share the spotlight but without their skills, artists like Billy Joel and Ozzy […]

Sensaphonics Announces Tech To Help Hearing Impaired Musicians

Sensaphonics Announces Tech To Help Hearing Impaired Musicians

Sensaphonics has announced the 3D-ME, an innovative new approach to high fidelity listening for the hearing impaired. The “ME” stands for Music Enhancement, separating this system from all others. Based on the Active Ambient technology of the company’s patented 3D AARO in-ear monitor system, the 3D-ME can compensate for most common hearing deficits, bringing full-range music back into the lives of musicians and music-lovers alike. “For musicians, hearing aids are simply not acceptable on stage,” explains Dr. Michael Santucci, Sensaphonics […]

NAMM 2015: Dan Spitz Lap Steel Demo

NAMM 2015: Dan Spitz Lap Steel Demo

“On Friday, January 23, Metal Life Magazine had the chance to slow down amidst all the hustle and bustle of the NAMM convention floor when they stopped by the Cleartone Strings booth to watch Dan Spitz (former Anthrax guitarist) give us a taste of his prolific lap steel guitar playing. Spitz was joined by soulful serenader Michaela Paige, and together they performed an acoustic set that gave us a taste of what Spitz has been creating beyond his heavy metal […]

NAMM 2015: Chris Poland Schecter Jam

NAMM 2015: Chris Poland Schecter Jam

In celebration of the release of his new Solo 6 FR Poltergeist, Chris Poland gave a performance at the Schecter demo room on Thursday, January 22. Metal Life captured HD video of his jam session with his band, and staff member Karila wholefully admits that he is definitely one of her favorite guitarists ever.  

NAMM 2015 Media Preview Report By Metal Life Magazine

NAMM 2015 Media Preview Report By Metal Life Magazine

Metal Life Magazine attended the 2015 NAMM Media Preview Day and visited with Line 6, Monster Audio, Peavey, IZ Corporation, IK Multimedia, Rock n Roll High and GTC. We were impressed with the diverse technologies that were available for preview day. The exciting products that we got to see and play with definitely got us psyched up for the rest of NAMM 2015. GTC brought their revpad for guitars and we were blown away. This little device, which can be […]

NAMM: TEC Awards Winners

NAMM: TEC Awards Winners

Recording, audio and music industry professionals honor excellence in sound technology and creativity at the 30th Annual NAMM TEC AWARDS, held January 24 in Anaheim, Calif. The professional audio and music production industry’s most prestigious awards celebrate excellence in 30 creative and technical achievement categories. The awards are held annually during the NAMM Show, the world’s leading global music industry trade event, which draws more than 95,000 members of the music products industry to Anaheim. “The people and products that […]

Sennheiser and Apogee Announce Partnership At NAMM Show

Sennheiser and Apogee Announce Partnership At NAMM Show

At Winter NAMM, audio specialist Sennheiser and Apogee Electronics, industry leader in digital audio conversion technology, have announced their collaboration. At the NAMM Show in Anaheim, Apogee’s Betty Bennett and Sennheiser’s Peter Claussen have jointly announced the cooperation of their companies. Peter Claussen, COO of Sennheiser, said that “Apogee and Sennheiser are a perfect fit. We both operate in the demanding premium sector, serving professional and semi-professional audio customers across the globe. Our product portfolios perfectly complement each other, and […]

NAMM: Solid State Logic Launches New ‘VHD Pre’ Module  for 500 Format Racks

NAMM: Solid State Logic Launches New ‘VHD Pre’ Module for 500 Format Racks

Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of tools for creative audio professionals is proud to announce the release of the VHD Pre Module for the popular 500 format modular rack platform. The release makes the uniquely versatile VHD based preamp technology from Duality, SSL’s industry leading large format studio console, available for studios of all sizes. The VHD Pre is an immensely versatile recording and processing device. It can deliver ultra clean SSL SuperAnalogue™ grade recordings but also features […]

NAMM: Audient Breaks New Ground At  NAMM 2015

NAMM: Audient Breaks New Ground At NAMM 2015

Seventeen years since its inception, British audio equipment manufacturer Audient brings exciting new products, a fresh, dynamic team, a progressive new owner and a new distribution partner to the United States. No stranger to NAMM, Audient comes to this year’s show having picked up its third TEC-Award nomination, this time for the eight-channel mic pre, ASP880. Another recipient of much acclaim is the feature-packed USB AD/DA interface and monitoring system, iD22 which visitors to the show should be able to get a look […]

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