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Jon’s Top 5 Influential Guitarists

When Pappy asked me to contribute my top 5 influential guitarists I had to think hard about who had really influenced me at different points over the years rather than just picking the first 5 guitarists that inspired me as that really doesn’t tell the whole story. So without further ado here is my first pick: Dave Murray/Adrian Smith I thought that the first choice was an easy one, Edward Van Halen, but th ...

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LIES by The Tone King : Using Carvin AE185 & Digitech DROP

I hope you enjoy this recording of my song LIES. You can call this a ‘draft’, a ‘work in progress’, but as always, I wanted to share with you all! GUITAR : http://www.carvinguitars.com/catalog/guitars/ae185PEDAL : http://digitech.com/en-US/products/the-drop Subscribe: http://goo.gl/jT7ce5In ALL THINGS TTK: ENJOY! FACEBOOK (behind the scenes stuff)https://www.facebook.com/thetoneking TWITTER (get instant upd ...

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HEAVY METAL TELE : Michael Kelly 1954 Telecaster Style Guitar

This is the baddest of them all! The Michael Kelly 1954 Tele Style AXE! With a Compound Radius neck profile, and Rockfield pickups – look no further! Here’s some additional info for ya … - The Guitars: http://thetoneking.com/wp/vintage-inspiration-michael-kelly-guitars-1950s-series/ - The Matrix: http://thetoneking.com/wp/michael-kelly-1950s-telecaster-style-guitar-buyers-guide/ Enjoy this first-look at the ...

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Merlijn shows us his Welson

guitarz.blogspot.com: Merlijn writes:Hello everybody from the Guitarz blog! I love reading your blogs but I want to know something from you. On the photos [above] you can see an old guitar from the brand 'Welson'. It was a famous guitar brand during the 50s and 60s. This guitar belonged to my father. I'd like to get more info about it. Could you help me?Sincerely, Merlijn.Hi Merlijn, whilst I can't give you ...

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To all our regular readers..

...I feel I owe you guys some kind of an apology about the recent scarcity of posts. I also need to thank Bertram while I am about it, as without him we'd have had zero blog posts this last week. Not only am I getting busier and busier these days just being a musician, but I've not been able to provide you all with a regular dosage of Guitarz due to my internet connection having been either AWOL all week or ...

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Pappy’s Top 5 Influential Guitarists

by Pappy We all have our favorite guitarists out there, but the problem with them (or us) is that favorites change and they can change pretty often. What we loved as young guitarists sometimes don’t do it for us anymore as we age. But INFLUENTIAL guitarists, those don’t change. They may not always be our favorites, but they will always be responsible for part of your guitar upbringing. They’re the ones that ...

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1978 Music Man Sabre 1

guitarz.blogspot.comUsually I don't care for strat-shaped guitars but the Music Man Sabre has an interesting story and it's not a mere copy, since it was conceived by Leo Fender himself during his short time in the company. By the time the hugely successful stratocaster shape had become an industry standard, so it was not improper for Mr Fender to re-use his own design, even if he was not owing Fender anymo ...

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Randall Pedals : RGOD MOR FacePunch & Power : Overview

New Pedals by Randall : http://www.randallamplifiers.com/pedals/ Subscribe: http://goo.gl/jT7ce5In ALL THINGS TTK: ENJOY!FACEBOOK (behind the scenes stuff)https://www.facebook.com/thetoneking TWITTER (get instant updates!)https://twitter.com/ttkrocks GOOGLE+ PAGEhttps://plus.google.com/+lmsjr/posts(youtube updates) GOOGLE+ PROFILEhttps://plus.google.com/+LouisTheToneKingRocks/posts(website updates) MAIN WEB ...

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