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 An Open Letter To Fender: Effortless Revenge

An Open Letter To Fender: Effortless Revenge

Fender: If you’re curious as to whether Gibson can take a joke as well as they can dish it out, we kindly offer the following suggestions for the second volley in what could turn into the most epic prank war in the history of the music trades.

Three Ideas To Help Jumpstart Your Playing...and Your Tone

Three Ideas To Help Jumpstart Your Playing…and Your Tone

In the last couple of years, I’ve had some major revelations about playing music that have made a tremendous difference in my guitar playing. I hope one or two of them work for you and help you get the most of your gear!

Guitar Center Liquidates $13 Million From Musician's Friend

Guitar Center Liquidates $13 Million From Musician’s Friend

Anybody who’s ever been in a sinking ship will tell ya, “If it ain’t nailed down, you throw it overboard.” That’s why when The Music Trades reported that “GC Blows Out $9.0 Million in Inventory,” I got a sinking feeling myself. Intrigued, I obtained a list of the inventory that was being liquidated to get […]

Volante Guitars: Custom Guitars That Give Back (Interview)

Volante Guitars: Custom Guitars That Give Back (Interview)

Passion is what David Volante describes as the impetus behind Volante Guitars. TheToneKing.com interviews David Volante about building custom guitars for less.

RANDALL 667 SURVIVAL GUIDE

RANDALL 667 SURVIVAL GUIDE

Enjoy this easy to read Tone Survival Chart on the Randall 667 Amplifier!  ROCK ON!      

PEDALS: HEAR TO STAY, GONE TOMORROW

PEDALS: HEAR TO STAY, GONE TOMORROW

For the next few minutes TheToneKing.com will serve as your pedal-shopping “noise-gate,” so you don’t spend a lot of money just to make “the same old noise and nobody can hear the difference.”

TTK Killer Deal Alert : MAXON OD808 Holy Grail Pedal

TTK Killer Deal Alert : MAXON OD808 Holy Grail Pedal

Killer Deal on a KILLER Pedal!!!

An Open Letter to G&L Guitars: Get Your Head Out of Your Ass!

An Open Letter to G&L Guitars: Get Your Head Out of Your Ass!

The outstanding product that you produce as a guitar manufacturer is belied by your terrible mismanagement as a company.

MOD Kits DIY Releases The Aggressor Distortion Pedal

MOD Kits DIY Releases The Aggressor Distortion Pedal

It seems like every week that something new is going down at MOD Kits DIY. And, that’s all good by us here at TheToneKing.com.

Bellissima in a Box: The Soaring Sounds of Baroni-Lab Pedals

Bellissima in a Box: The Soaring Sounds of Baroni-Lab Pedals

There are few things as sublime as the fluid, melodic style of David Gilmour. Based in Italy, Baroni-Lab is building pedals that capture the many tonal facets of Gilmour’s long and storied career.