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In the Pocket: TheToneKing.com checks out Singular Sound’s BeatBuddy Drum Machine Stompbox

In the Pocket: TheToneKing.com checks out Singular Sound’s BeatBuddy Drum Machine Stompbox

Built to be the be all end all drum machine for players, the BeatBuddy is a dynamic, versatile, easy-to-use pedal that includes 200 beats in 21 different genres that can be played on 10 different drumsets.

MOD Kits DIY Release The Contortionist II: High Octane Fuzz Box

MOD Kits DIY Release The Contortionist II: High Octane Fuzz Box

Well, the guys at MOD Kits DIY are at it again. The biggest name in DIY pedals has put out The Contortionist II – a high octane fuzz pedal that will be sure to keep your fingers busy both before and after it’s built. Check out the full press release and specs below. NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE […]

A History of Tone in the Palm of Your Hands: From Delta Blues to Modern Metal  Peavey's New MH Amps Have You Covered

A History of Tone in the Palm of Your Hands: From Delta Blues to Modern Metal Peavey’s New MH Amps Have You Covered

Thanks to the good folks at Peavey, two of the most renowned and enduring amplifier platforms to hit the guitar world have been “lunch boxed”; the 6505 and the Classic.

The Last Drive Pedal You'll Ever Need?  TTK Checks Out the GREENCHILD TRIBUS DRIVE

The Last Drive Pedal You’ll Ever Need? TTK Checks Out the GREENCHILD TRIBUS DRIVE

The Last Drive Pedal You’ll Ever Need? Greenchild’s Tribus Drive Gives Players Three Hassle-Free Ways to Rock

Whatever Happened To.... The Search For Some Brands That Disappeared

Whatever Happened To…. The Search For Some Brands That Disappeared

Here are five brands that flew coup, and caused or maybe have caused their respective exits from the scene. Some went out with a whimper, others came storming back, and others still may have one more card up their sleeves to play.

Gibson and Marshall's Wylde Ride Have Come to An End: Zakk Wylde Announces New Guitar and Amplifier Endorsement

Gibson and Marshall’s Wylde Ride Have Come to An End: Zakk Wylde Announces New Guitar and Amplifier Endorsement

BLS Berzerker-in-Chief Zakk Wylde had the guitar-oriented internet talking after he announced a new guitar and amplifier venture called Wylde Audio

The Guitar Collecting Cookbook:How To Choose the Right Ingredients For Your "Chopping Block"

The Guitar Collecting Cookbook:How To Choose the Right Ingredients For Your “Chopping Block”

One of the things I enjoy most about what I do at TheToneKing.com is sharing and and talking about some of the guitars in my collection.  Not only is it fun for me to talk about the specs and the tones but also the unique stories behind many of them.  From the ones that temporarily got […]

Happy New Year! You’re fired! : Guitar Center Just Laid Off 180 Employees

Happy New Year! You’re fired! : Guitar Center Just Laid Off 180 Employees

Guitar Center rang in the New Year by laying off 180 employees on Jan 28th. This follows what has been a shit-sandwich of a year for the music instrument retailer.

Steel Panther - Winter NAMM 2015

Steel Panther – Winter NAMM 2015

DELVE TEXAS PRESENTS NAMMJAM 2015 WITH PERFORMANCES BY ‘STEEL PANTHER’, ‘HARDCORE SUPERSTAR’, ‘OTHERWISE’ AND ‘NICK COLIONNE’ Austin, TX – January 12, 2015: NAMMJAM 2015 continues its legacy as the “go-to event” on the Friday night of the annual NAMM SHOW,the biggest worldwide convention for the music instrument industry. Now in its 6th year, the Friday […]

More Dimension: The Tone King Checks Out the DigiTech Polara Reverb

More Dimension: The Tone King Checks Out the DigiTech Polara Reverb

For us at TheToneKing.com, it’s always the time of year for gear. And, DigiTech came through with the Polara and the Mosaic.