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Best of Both Worlds: TSVG Slow Ride Fuzz Pedal

Best of Both Worlds: TSVG Slow Ride Fuzz Pedal

One foot stands firm in classic tones while the other takes a step into wild new territory. A difficult balance to master, but that’s what TSVG Pedals is all about.

Barrier Buster: TheToneKing.com Takes a Look at Peavey’s AT-200 Auto-Tune Guitar

Barrier Buster: TheToneKing.com Takes a Look at Peavey’s AT-200 Auto-Tune Guitar

Peavey had a choice to make. Do it the same way as everyone else, or do it their own way and really bring Auto-Tune technology to the next level at half the price.

Elegant Design: Jeff Diamant of DBZ/Diamond Guitars Talks About a Great Year and What’s Next

Elegant Design: Jeff Diamant of DBZ/Diamond Guitars Talks About a Great Year and What’s Next

  Most will scream in the face of innovation. Even subtle changes can scare some players, but many of us recognize that these changes are refinements that ultimately can create more elegant and playable instruments. And, that’s why DBZ/Diamond Guitars keeps moving forward. It’s been over a year since we here at TheToneKing.com talked to […]

Is Analog Dead?

Is Analog Dead?

If you’ve been following, you might’ve noticed that most of my articles lately have been of the what-ever-happened-to variety. That’s because the world of music is in a strange place for me. I’m old enough to remember a time when music took up tangible physical space on my shelf in the form of tapes, records, […]

Lace up for Hysteria: The Media Gins up Hysteria over Lacey Act

Lace up for Hysteria: The Media Gins up Hysteria over Lacey Act

Ever since the Gibson factories were raided, and then raided again, questions about how the Lacey Act is going to affect the guitar industry have been running rampant in music media outlets. TheToneKing.com wanted to take a closer look at the implications of this law and how the media seems to be going crazy train over it.

Where in the World?

Where in the World?

Want to know where your guitars will be coming from and what the future of US guitar manufacturing is? Well, you’re not the only one.

A New Path: Peavey VYPYR VIP Series

A New Path: Peavey VYPYR VIP Series

Peavey has been on the forefront of guitar innovation since 1965. Peavey’s VYPYR VIP Series Modeling Amplifier gives players so many options that the only limitations they have are their own imaginations. Recently, TheToneKing.com had a chance to take the VYPYR VIP for a test drive to see what players have to look forward to from the innovators from Peavey.

30 Pedals in 30 Days: Eventide H9 Harmonizer Effects Processor

30 Pedals in 30 Days: Eventide H9 Harmonizer Effects Processor

Eventide’s been on the cutting edge of top-shelf effect technology for 40 years. The H9 Harmonizer Effects Processor is a giant leap forward in the integration of effects into live and recording performances. We here at TheToneKing.com knew we had to check it out for 30 Pedals in 30 Days, and we weren’t disappointed.

30 Pedals in 30 Days: Randall RD1C

30 Pedals in 30 Days: Randall RD1C

In case you’ve been in a blind drunken stupor, Randall amplifiers and TheToneKing.com are giving away a Randall RD1C for 30 Pedals in 30 Days. Of course if you are still drunk, that’s okay. It’s not too late. There are still three days left to get your name in the hat to win one of these bad boys.

30 Pedals in 30 Days: Visual Sound VS-XO

30 Pedals in 30 Days: Visual Sound VS-XO

We here at TheToneKing.com have been covering Visual Sound for a long time. With every pedal they come out with, they are always moving forward. With the VS-XO, Visual Sound might’ve found their signature piece, a sound that sets them apart from the rest.