Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Classic Rock - Amp Settings 34 page pdf


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SLASH ......... MARSHALL JCM 2555


presence 7, output master 6, lead master 10, mid 4.5, imput gain 6.5, treble 7, bass 7, on a Les Paul guitar -


SYSTEM OF A DOWN ........ ON a line 6 spider amp 

ch insane, drive 7 - 8, bass 10, mid 2, treble 6 - 7, ch vol 9 - 10, reverb 0 - 1


METALLICA ....... On a line 6 spider amp

ch metal, drive 10, bass 10, mid 0, treble 7, ch vol 8



CRAZY TRAIN ....... On a line 6 spider amp

ch insane, drive 6.5, bass 10, mid 10, treble 6, reverb 2 - 3


SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT on a line 6 spider amp


ch crunch, drive 3, bass 5, mid 3, treble 7, reverb 0

PUNK SETTING on a Marshall MG amp 

drive 8, treble 6, mid 7.5, bass 4.5, presence 10



EVH ....... on a Fender champ dsp 30 amp


treble 6, mid 7, bass 5, gain 5,
rat pedal set at
distortion 3 - 4, filter 7 - 8, vol max



SHARP DRESSED MAN ....... Marshall JCM 900 amp

ch A master vol 2, gain high, reverb 2, presence 10, bass 10, mid 10, treble 3, ch B on, mode low, humbucker on a Les Paul guitar


HEAVY METAL SETTING

treble 9, mid 4, bass 10,

Boss metal zone set at
high just under 1, low max, mid just under 1, mid freg. distortion max, vol. set to arrest level



BORN TO BE WILD MARSHALL jcm 900 amp 

ch B, master vol 2, lead gain 8, reverb 1.5, presence 4, bass 8, mid 9, treble 6, ch B on, mode low, use a Les Paul lead humbucker


SEX PISTOLS ....... On a Vox ad30vt amp

gain 2/3 o clock
vol max
treble 4/5 o clock
mid 2/3 o clock
bass 10 o clock



AC/DC ....... BACK IN BLACK

drive at 6, treble 5, mid 6, bass 8, reverb 3, overdrive on



BLACK SABBATH - PARANOID

DRIVE 7, treble 3, mid 6, bass 6, reverb 4, distortion on



TONI IOMMI

bass 6, treble 6, mid 6, gain 7/8



BLINK 182 - ALL THE SMALL THINGS

drive 5, treble 7, mid 4, bass 8, reverb 1, distortion on



DEEP PURPLE - SMOKE ON THE WATER

drive 7, treble 3, mid 7, bass 9, reverb 3, with overdrive



DEEP PURPLE ....... Highway Star

bass 8, mid 5, treble 7, gain 4


GUNS AND ROSES - SWEET CHILD OF MINE

drive 10, treble 3, mid 5, bass 7, reverb 3, with overdrive
complied by THIRD STONE



JIMi HENDRIX - PURPLE HAZE

drive 8, treble 7, mid 9, bass 6, reverb 3, with overdrive



JIMI HENDRIX

gain 4, treble 5, mid 5, bass 8, reverb 5



JOE SATRIANI - SURFING WITH THE ALIEN

drive 7, treble 6, mid 3, bass 6, reverb 0, with distortion



LED ZEPPELIN - WHOLE LOTTA LOVE

drive 7, treble 3, mid 6, bass 7, reverb 5, with overdrive


LED ZEPPELIN - VOX AMP

gain 7, treble 8, vol. max, mid 6, bass 4/5


LED ZEPPELIN - SPIDER AMP

amp model, either crunch, bass 8, mid 3, treble 9, drive 10, reverb 3



JIMMY PAGE

gain 4, treble 8, mid 3, bass 7, reverb 2 



Jimi Hendrix of Jimi Hendrix Experience
Gain - 4
Treble - 5
Mid - 5
Bass - 8
Reverb - 5

Tom Morello of Audioslave/Rage Against the Machine
Gain - 7
Treble - 10
Mid - 4
Bass - 4
Reverb - 0

Eric Clapton of Eric Clapton
Gain - 7
Teble - 5
Mid - 7
Bass - 7
Presence - 8

Mick Thompson of Slipknot
Gain - 9-10
Treble - 8
Mid - 7
Bass - 8
Reverb - 2
Note tuning of B F B E Gsharp Csharp (low to high)

Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin
Gain - 4
Treble - 8
Mid - 3
Bass - 7
Reverb - 2

Kurt Cobain of Nirvana
Gain - 7
Treble - 7
Mid - 4
Bass - 3
Reverb - 2

Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen
Gain - 6
Treble - 4
Mid - 3
Bass- 9
Reverb - 4

John Frusciante of Red Hot Chili Peppers
Gain - 4
Treble - 8
Mid - 2
Bass - 6
Reverb - 7

Kirk Hammet of Metallica
Gain - 7
Treble - 7
Mid - 2
Bass - 7
Reverb - 2

Keith Richards of Rolling Stones
Gain - 4.5
Treble - 4.5
Mid - 6.5
Bass - 5.5
Reverb - 1.5
Note use of open G tuning, D G D G B D (low to high)

The Edge of U2
Gain - 1.5
Treble - 7
Mid - 5
Bass - 3
Reverb - 8.5

Brian May of Queen
Gain - 8.5
Treble - 4
Mid - 9
Bass - 5.5
Reverb - 4
Note Brian famously uses old sixpences to pick the strings of his guitar.

Jack White of The White Stripes
Gain - 8
Treble - 7
Mid - 5
Bass - 8
Prescence - 8

Slash of Guns N' Roses
Gain - 6.5
Treble - 4.5
Mid - 7
Bass - 7
Presence ? 8

Justin Hawkins of The Darkness
bass- 6
treble-8
mid-8
gain-7
reverb-5

Dimebag Darrel of Pantera
Gain - 7
Treble - 10
Mid - 4
Bass - 9
Reverb ? 0

Billie Joe Armstrong (newer) of Green Day
Drive - 6
Treble - 10
Mid - 8
Bass - 5
Reverb ? 3

Billie Joe Armstrong (older) of Green Day
Gain:9
Treble:10
Mid:8
Bass:5
Reverb:3

Dave Murray of Iron Maiden
Drive - 7
Treble - 9
Mid - 7
Bass - 4
Reverb - 0
Use your brigde humbucker - I find this tone to be excellent for Maiden - The Trooper, Hallowed especially


Gary Moore of Thin Lizzy
Bass 7
Treble 7
Mids 8-10
Gain 5-7 depends on song
Coutour at 3-4 not so high to suck the mids but not os low to sound crappy
maybe a splash of reverb
Neck pickup

Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters
Distortion:8
Treble:7
Middle:5
Bass:3
Reverb:3 (room)

Joe Walsh of Eagles
Treble: 7
Bass:3
Mid: 4
Master:3
Reverb:2
Presence:3

Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins
For songs like 1979:

Bass: 8
Mid: 7
High/Treble: 6
Pickup Position: 2 or 4 (Strat)

For heavier songs like Zero or Jellybelly:

Bass: 10
Mid: 4
High/Treble: 8

Use a thick heavy distortion with medium tone and a lot of sustain.

Angus Young of AC/DC
Gain - 5
Treble - 10
Mid - 10
Bass - 5

Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd
Treble - 5
Mid - 10
Bass - 5
Gain - 2-3

Mark Tremonti of Creed/Alter Bridge
Gain:10
Treb.:6
Mid.:3 or 4
Bass:7
Presence:6

Mike McCready of Pearl Jam
Treble: 7
Mid: 7
Low: 5

Daron Malakian of System of a Down
Amp Used: Crate VFX5212
Gain: 8
Treble: 6-7
Mids: 3-5
Bass: 10
Presence: 8
Note the use of Drop D down 1/2 step (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)

Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath

Gain - 7 or 8
Bass - 6
Middle - 6
Treble - 6
Channel - Overdrive

Mick Mars of Motley Crue
Gain - 3
Bass - 2-3
Contour - 2-3
Treble - 10
Channel - Overdrive

Kurt Cobain - Chorus Effect bits of Nirvana
Effects/Other - Ibanez CF-7 Pedal
Speed- 10
Depth- 5
Delay Time- 0 or 1.5
Regen- 3

Mick Thompson of Slipknot

Gain - 9-10
Treble - 8
Mid - 7
Bass - 8
Reverb - 2
Effects/Other - Tuning of B F B E G# C# (low to high)
Channel - Distortion

Noel Gallagher of Oasis

Gain- 5.5
Volume- 10
Treble- 7
Middle- 5.5
Bass- 4.5

Ray Davies of The Kinks

Gain- 7.5
Volume- 10
Treble- 10
Middle- 6
Bass- 4

Steve Jones of Sex Pistols

Gain- 7
Volume- 10
Treble- 8.5
Middle- 6
Bass- 4

Alex Laiho of Children of Bodom
Treble: 9
Mid: 4
Bass: 7
Gain: 8
Reverb: 4
(on guitar)
Tone: 10
Pickup: Bridge

David Gilmour of Pink Floyd
Bass: 10
Middle: 6.5
Treble: 10
Gain: 1.5

or

Gain-2-3
Treble- 7-8
Mids- 9-10
Bass- 5-6
Reverb- 60-70%

Mark Tremonti of Creed/Alter Bridge
Gain: 7
Bass: 6
Mids: 4
treble: 7.5
Reverb: 1-2

Carlos Santana of Carlos Santana
gain 7
treble 10
mid 6
bass 5
reverb 2

Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains
Gain 6-7
Treble 6-7
Mids 5-6
Bass 5-6
Reverb 3

Joe Perry of Aerosmith
Gain: 5.5
Treble: 2
Mid: 7
Bass: 2
Volume: Full (used Fenders in the early days and switched to music Man during the Toys era, now uses a mixture)

Pete Willis of Def Leppard
Gain- 4
Bass-4
Mid- 5
Treble-7
Reverb-4

Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top
Treble: 3
Middle: 10
Bass: 10
Prescense: 10
Gain: about 5 (crunchy type of sound)
Use a Les Paul guitar with not to much output in the pups and select both!

Buckethead of Buckethead
Bass: 5-6
Mids: 5-7
Treble: 7-8
Presence: 6

Boost clean channel with an OD
Tone: 5-6
Volume: 5-8 (have it boost the volume of the amp a little)
Distortion: 0

Randy Rhoads of Ozzy Osbourne
Gain 7
Bass 7
Mids 7
Treble 10
Reverb 0


Stevie Ray Vaughan of Stevie Ray Vaughan
Low 10 (full)
Mid 7.5
High 5

Steve Vai
Clean:
Treble: 8
Mid: 5
Bass: 4

Lead:
Presence: 6
Treble: 6
Mid: 7
Bass: 7
Gain: 8

Sublime
General
Treble 9-10
mid:0
bass: 7
with a hint of chorus...on clean

Slayer
Gain: 7
Treble: 7
Mid: 2
Bass: 9

Kerry King
Gain - 9-10
Treble - 10
Mid - 4
Bass - 6-7
Reverb – 3

Graham Coxon of Blur
Gain 7
Treble 7
Mid 6
Bass 5
Reverb 0

Atreyu
Gain - 8
Bass -8
Mid - 2 - 3
Tremble – 9

Nickelback
Gain 9
Bass 8.5
Mid 1
Treble 5.5

Rage Against The Machine
Drive: 6
Treble: 8
Middle: 0
Bass: 6
Reverb: 2 (Distortion)

Rush
Gain - 6
Bass - 8
Mid - 6
Treble – 4

Neil Young
Bass: 5
Middle: 10
Treble: 10
Presence: 10
Gain: 5

Steve VaiClean Channel Settings #1
Reverb 0
Treble 9
Mid 5
Bass 3

Clean Channel Settings #2
Reverb 0
Treble 8
Mid 4 ½
Bass 4

Lead Channel Settings #1
Presence 6
Treble 6
Mid 8
Bass 7 ½
Drive 9

Lead Channel Settings #2
Presence 6 ½
Treble 6 ½
Mid 6
Bass 7 ½
Drive 8

Lead Channel Settings #3
Presence 6
Treble 6
Mid 6
Bass 7
Drive 8

Lead Channel Settings #4
Presence 6
Treble 6
Mid 7
Bass 7 ½
Drive 8

Adam Gontier/Barry Stock of Three Days Grace
Gain: 7
Treble: 10
Middle: 2
Bass: 2
Reverb: 6
Channel: Overdrive

Joe Satriani
1.) Gain 7
Treble 6
Mid 10
Bass 6
Reverb 1

2.) gain: 7
Treble: 6 
Middle: 3
Bass: 6
Reverb: 0 (Distortion)

3.) Gain: 6
Treble: 7
Bass: 9
Mids:0

Bullet for my valentine
High-Gain amp Model.
Bass-6
Mid-5
Treble-8

Wolfmother
Gain: 7
Bass: 6
Mid: 6
Treble: 4
Reverb: 2

Megadeth
Gain 10
Bass 4
Contour 10
Treble 10

AFI
General
Early AFI
Treble: 9
mid: 7
bass: 5
gain: 10.

Middle AFI
Treble: 8
middle: 5
bass: 7
gain: half

New AFI
Treble: 7.5
middle: 6
bass: 6
Gain: just before half

The Strokes
Gain 4
Treble 8
Mid 4-6
Bass 6
USing the bridge pickup when using dist and neck pickup when clean

Jerkyll and hyde ultimate overdrive settings
Drive full, turn down for softer songs l
tone full
volume set to desire

Distortion
Drive 3 oclock for songs like juicebox, heavy songs ect turned down for softer songs
tone 10 - 11 o'clock
EQ 7 - 8 o'clock
volume set to desire

Rhcp- under the bridge tone
Black 2x12
Gain- 9 o'clock
Volume- max
Treble- max
Middle- 3/4 o'clock
Bass- 9/10 o'clock
Use compressor effect as well

Classic rock ie. led zepplin
AC30TB setting
Gain- 2 o'clock
Volume- max
Treble- 3 o'clock
Middle- 1 o'clock
Bass- 10/11 o'clock
Reverb obviously works well too.

Kinks tone
UK 70's setting
Gain- 4 o'clock
Volume- max
Treble- max
Middle- 2 o'clock
Bass- 10/11 o'clock

Sex pistols tone
AC30TB setting
Gain- 2/3 o'clock
Volume- max
Treble- 4/5 o'clock
Middle- 2/3 o'clock
Bass- 10 o'clock

New indie type tone e.g. futureheads, bloc party, razorlight
AC30TB setting
Gain- 10/11 o'clock (mess around with this to get the right amount for a particular band
Volume- max
Treble- max
Middle- 3 o'clock
Bass- 9 o'clock

Lake Bodom - CHildren of Bodom
Treble: 9
Mid: 4
Bass: 7
Gain: 8
Reverb: 4
(on guitar)
Tone: 10
Pickup: Bridge


Pink Floyd-Comfortably Numb
BASS: 10
MIDDLE: 6.5
TREBLE: 10
GAIN: 1.5


Greg Ginn from Black Flag (not o'clocks) 
Gain:10
Bass:10
Middle:10
Treble:5
Contour(if applicable):8
Effects:none
Reverb: 0
Channel: Overdrive

David Gilmour- Dark Side of the Moon
Gain-2-3
Volume-10
Treble- 7-8
Mids- 9-10
Bass- 5-6
Reverb- 60-70%
Fuzz- 100% 
Phaser- 40% 
Delay- about 310ms


Adam Jones-Laterlarus
Gain- 5
Volume- 10
Treble- 8
Mids- 5-6
Bass- 7
Reverb -variable, usually below 40%

Offspring-Come Out and Play 
Treble: 8
Mids: 3
Bass: 5
Reverb: 3
Dist: 10

Matt Heafy from Trivium
Treble- 8.5
Mid-6.5
Bass-6
Gain-7.5
Reverb-none

Avenged Sevenfold
Low - 7
Mid - 6
High - 8
Drive - 10 (on a Boss DS-1)
Reverb - 2 or 3

Daron Malakian of System Of A Down (newer) 
Pre-Amp: 7
Gain: 5
Trebble: 8
Mid:9
Bass: 7.5
Presence: 9


Sum 41- Fat lip
Scooped Mids
Gain 6-10
Bass 5-8
Mids 0-2
Treble8-10

Killswitch Engage 
Reverb:4
Bass:6
Mid:6
Treble:4 or 7 depending on song.
Gain:8

Random Speed/Power metal settings
Gain: 4
Bass: 4
Mid: 8
Treble: 4
Reverb: 3

Gain: 7
Bass: 8
Mid: 3
Treble: 7
Reverb: 3


Hank Marvin of The Shadows
Gain - 2
Treble - 6
Mid - 9
Bass - 9
Reverb - 10

MORE Metallica (Hetfield and Hammet, with specific amps, effects, and years) 
James Hetfield

Mesa/Boogie Triaxis

Late 90's

Program/Channel- Main Crunch
Gain- 7
Bass- 4.5
Middle- 0
Treble- 6.5
Drive 1- 0
Drive 2- 6.5
Master- 5
Presence- 6.5
Dynamic Voice- 0
Mode- LD2 Yellow

Program/Channel- Clean
Gain- 2
Bass- 4
Middle- 2
Treble- 5
Drive 1- 0
Drive 2- 0
Master- 5.5
Presence- 5.5
Dynamic Voice- 0
Mode- Rhy 1 Yellow

2003

Program/Channel- Frantic
Gain- 8
Bass- 5
Middle- 3
Treble- 6
Drive 1- 0
Drive 2- 6
Master- 6
Presence- 5
Dynamic Voice- 0
Mode- LD2 Yellow

Diezel VH-4

Gain- 6
Volume- 8
Bass- 9
Middle- 3
Treble- 8
Volume- 6
EFX Mix- 5
Presence- 6
Deep- 5

Gain- 8
Volume- 8
Bass- 10
Middle- 4
Treble- 8.5
Volume- 6
EFX Mix- 5
Presence- 6
Deep- 5

Triple Rectifier

Clean

Master- 2
Presence- 8
Bass- 5
Mid- 6
Treble- 6
Gain- 2

Dirty

Master- 5
Presence- 6
Bass- 5
Mid- 4.5
Treble- 6
Gain- 5

Kirk Hammett:

Triaxis

Clean
Gain- 1
Bass- 1
Middle- 5
Treble- 4
Lead 1- 0
Lead 2- 0
Master- 10
Presence- 6
Dynamic Voice- 6.5
Mode- Rhy. Green

Solo
Gain- 9
Bass- 5
Middle- 7
Treble- 3
Lead 1- 0
Lead 2- 1
Master- 2
Presence- 2
Dynamic Voice- 8
Mode- Ld.2 Green

Garage Inc. 1
Gain- 10
Bass- 10
Middle- 7
Treble- 5
Lead 1- 0
Lead 2- 0
Master- 10
Presence- 6
Dynamic Voice- 6.5

Garage Inc. 2
Gain- 4
Bass- 8
Middle- 4
Treble- 5
Lead 1- 0
Lead 2- 0
Master- 10
Presence- 6 
Dynamic Voice- 4.5

Dual Rectifier

Clean
Presence- 7
Bass- 7.5
Middle- 1.5
Treble- 8.5
Gain- 5

Dirty
Master- 4
Presence- 2
Bass- 5
Middle- 3.5
Treble- 5.5
Gain- 5-7

TS-9 Tube Screamer
Drive- 1 o'clock
Level- 12 o'clock
Tone- 1 o'clock

Pete Townshend of The Who
Gain: 5
Treble: 10
Middle: 10
Bass: 10
Reverb: 3

Cradle Of Filth
Gain: 10
Bass: 10
Mids: 1
Treble: 10
Volume: 10

Boston settings 
Gain - 5
Treble - 5
Mid - 10
Bass - 3
Reverb - 0


Rammstein 
Bass: 9-10
Mids: 4-5
Treble: 9-10
Gain: 10

Phish- Chalkdust torture 
Gain:6
Bass:8
Mid:7
treble:4
reverb:3

Dez Cadena of The Misfits
Gain: 9
Bass: 9.5
Mid: 6
Treble: 5
Post gain: 5

Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society
Preamp: 10
Volume: 4-6
Bass: 10
Middle: 4-6
Treble: 4-6
Presence: 2

John Squire of The Stone Roses
Gain 7
Bass 7
Mids 7
Treble 3
Reverb 5

Andy Summers of The Police
Gain 5
Bass 7
Mids 5
Treble 5
Reverb 5

Paul Weller
Gain 7
Bass 10
Mids 10
Treble 10
Reverb 3

Strapping Young Lad
Gain 7
Bass 8
Mids 6
Treble 7
Reverb 0

Darkest Hour
Gain-6
Bass-7-8
Middle-7
Treble-5
Presence-7

Allan Holdswoth
Gain: 2 o'clock
Treble: 2 o'clock
Middle: 2 o'clock
Bass: 0
Presence: 10 o'clock

Dethklok
Gain- 8-9
Treb-5-6
Mid-6
Bass-8

10 Years
Gain:8
Treble:6
Bass:7
Mids:5
Reverb:2

Jeff Beck
Gain - 10 
Bass - 6
Mid - 5
Treble - 7
Reverb - 4

Tool
Bass: 4
Mid: 4
Treble: 8
Gain: 7.5

Testament
Bass- 6-7
Mids- 2-3
Treble- 4
Presence- 7-8
Gain- 5-7

John 5
Gain- 3-5
Bass-10
Mids-4
Treble- 8

Savatage
Gain 9
Treb 6
Mid 2
Bass 5
Presence 6

Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth
Gain 6
Treble 8
Mid 3-4
Bass 6

Radiohead - My Iron Lung
Drive: 10
Treble: 6
Middle: 7
Bass: 6
Reverb: 3 

Herman Li of Dragonforce
gain- 10
bass- 8
mid- 5
treble 7

Nevermore
Pre Gain- 6-9
Low- 4-7
Mid- 5-7.
High- 5-7
Post Gain- 7-10.
Presence- 5-7

Yngwie Malmsteen
Bass 5-7
Mid 2-5
Treble 6-8
Presence 4-6
Volume 10

Paul Gilbert of Racer-X

Gain 7
Bass 7
Mid 5
Treble 7

Misery Signals
Distortion channel
gain-5
bass-6
mid-5
treble-6
resonance-5
presence-6

clean
gain-2 or 3
bass-8
mid-5
treble-4
resonance-8
presence-3

Norma Jean
gain:7-8
bass:7
mid:4
treble:6

Queens Of The Stone Age
Gain: 7
Treble: 3
Mid: 8
Bass: 6
Reverb: 0

Linkin Park (older) 
Bass = 2-3 o clock
Treble - 1-2 o clock
Mid - 10.5-11 o clock 
Gain - 3-4

George Thorogood
Drive: 6.5
Bass: 2.5
Mids: 7
Treble: 8
Chan. Vol.: 7.5

Slash of Velvet Revolver
Gain: 5-7
Treble: 4-6
Mid: 7-8
Bass: 6-8

Parkway Drive
bass 10
treble 9
gain 8
high 9
low 10
mid 9
mid frequency 6

Mattias Eklundh of Freak Kitchen: 
Drive 7
Gain 7
Bass 10
Middle 4.5
Treble 4.5
Reverb 0
Presence 4

Tom Morello's exact amp setting on his Marschall JCM 800 2205:

Master section:
Presence: 7
Volume: 9
Reverb: 0

Boost section:
Bass: 9
Middle: 6
Treble: 1
Volume: 8
Gain: 9

Normal section:
Bass: 10
Treble: 10
Volume: 10

Meshuggah
Amp : Mesa Single Recto
Channel : Vintage
Gain : 2 o'clock
Treble : 3 o'clock
Mid : 9 o'clock at the most
Bass : 2:30-3 o'clock

Amon Amarth
(On a Peavey 6505+)
Gain - 4
Bass - 4.5
Middle - 4
Treble - 6
Resonance - 10 (7 on lead channel)
Presence - 0 (7 on lead channel)


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