If you went to Amplifiedparts.com you would expect to find parts for amps and guitars. But you’d also be blown away by everything else that they have. D.I.Y. pedal kits, luthier tools, speakers, reverb tanks, just to name a few things. You’d also find a huge selection of pickups. The pickups in question include, [...]
Check Out TTK’s venue w SKNN, plus raw footage of SET 1 & SET 2
Enjoy these shots of Bullet For My Valentine’s Matt Tuck, taken from the Electric Factory May 5th, 2013. And – enjoy the shots of the new bitchin’ BC Rich Matt Tuck Signature Series Axe !!!
Jeff Hanneman, guitarist and founding member of Slayer, died of liver failure at 11 am Thursday morning. He was 49. The band’s website released the following statement: Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman, passed away at about 11AM this morning near his Southern California [...]
It is with regret – and we certainly wish GC well, but it’s important for us to provide musicians with a thorough and professional representation of our products. We work hard to exceed expectations in everything we do, so it’s vital that we have a focused network of dealers who share our commitment and [...]
Basically, this unnamed retailer sent a letter to manufacturers, telling them to stick their MAP pricing models up their collective asses.
It always starts at NAMM Depending on who’s doing the talking, NAMM 2013 was either the greatest it’s been since before the recession, or it was packed full of cautiously optimistic manufacturers that had nowhere else to look but up. TheToneKing.com’s own experience at NAMM was just as ambivalent. Amongst the deal making and the [...]
After returning home from working NAMM 2013 for TheToneKing.com, I had an interesting conversation with my boss at Goodtime Music in Streamwood Illinois: “Paul is coming to the shop in a couple of weeks.” “Who the hell is Paul guy, and why the hell should I care?” “Paul Reed Smith, and you should care because [...]
Questions on 12ax7 tubes? Look no further …
MJ for TheToneKing.com Peter Watson has been internationally known for designing quality tubes for over thirty years with his company PM Tubes. PM Tubes can be found in the biggest tube amps on the market, including: Marshall, Orange, Diamond, and Hi Watt. His strict quality standards and innovative designs have made him known as an [...]