RIP Jim Marshall: The Amps That Went Up To 11

Jim Marshall made his first amplifier in his drum shop in Hanwell, West London. In doing so, he etched his name into music history. These guitarists, and thousands of others, are indebted to The Marshall Sound.
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Jim Marshall made his first amplifier in his drum shop in Hanwell, West London. In doing so, he etched his name into music history. These guitarists, and thousands of others, are indebted to The Marshall Sound.

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Zakk Wylde - former guitarist of Ozzy Osborne, shredder extraodinaire, he's all about the noise.

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Pete Townshend -  Townshend, along with some others, was the first guitarist to suggest that Marshall start experimenting with amps.

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Slash - The Guns 'N' Roses and Velvet Revolver hellraiser has always championed Marshalls and was one of the first to offer his sympathies today

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Lemmy - Shown here with an iconic Marshall Stack System, essential for Motorhead's gutbusting sound.

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Eric Clapton - Another early advocate of the Marshall, Clapton honed his sound through them, becoming one of the first bona fide "guitar heroes" in the process.

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