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NAMM 2019 : Diamond Amps are back - with something for everyone!

NAMM 2019 : Diamond Amps are back – with something for everyone!

I remember a time where the only guitar brands you’d pick from were either Fender or Gibson — and the only amps you’d use them with would have the name Fender or Marshall on them. Of course, there was always few other brands but that was very marginal.  Over the years, we saw more famous […]

Sweetwater Greatest Hits Giveaway

Sweetwater Greatest Hits Giveaway

From Sweetwater: What better way to ring in the New Year than celebrating the biggest gear hits of 2018 with a massive giveaway?! Companies such as Fender, Focal, Native Instruments, and Bose have all chipped in to give five lucky winners fantastic rigs, whether they’re guitarists, engineers, or producers. And with $20,000 worth of gear […]

The Tone Attack – Active Tone Stack Pedal Kit

The Tone Attack – Active Tone Stack Pedal Kit

An active tone stack effect pedal you build yourself!

A New Level Of Whammy Wisdom

A New Level Of Whammy Wisdom

Wisdom is one of the main ingredients in every Sophia tremolo system and component!

Sweetwater $40,000 24 Day Holiday GiveAWAY

Sweetwater $40,000 24 Day Holiday GiveAWAY

24 chances to WIN! Enter now …

HX STOMP - New from Line 6

HX STOMP – New from Line 6

Line 6 HX Stomp – Brand New!  300 Helix Amps, Cabs & Effects in a single pedal.  Click here, or below for more information.

Slather on Some Sweet and Savory Sixties and Seventies Sounds

Slather on Some Sweet and Savory Sixties and Seventies Sounds

The Aclam Cinnamon Drive overdrive pedal, handmade in Barcelona, Spain, is a true hearkening back to those days of coily cords, big bell bottoms, and vinyl records.

100,000 Reasons Why ...

100,000 Reasons Why …

100,000 Reasons Why A Celebration of Great Gear and Great Community with TheTone King and RockBoard   We here at TheToneKing.com are excitedly counting down to the next installation GuitCon 2018, one of the premier YouTube guitar community events of the year. TTK will be joining friends Steve from Boston, InTheBlues, David Walliman, Gearmanndude, at […]

Getting In Gear: Mark Markel, Analysis Plus Cables

Getting In Gear: Mark Markel, Analysis Plus Cables

“Using round cable is like pouring fine wine through a lead pipe. What comes out is not what went in…”

Why does a tube amp always need to be connected to a cab?

Why does a tube amp always need to be connected to a cab?

Why does a tube amp always need to be connected to a cab? To answer this question, we are going to have to really go deep into how tube power amps work. Ignoring the phase splitter to keep things simple, a tube power amplifier consists of two basic parts: the power tubes and the output […]