What song has your favorite guitar tone?

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Post by Jaymzrock » Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:42 am

+1 on Hearts Burst Into Fire by Bullet For My Valentine!!!
Lets see, Machine Head - Slanderous
In Flames - Crawl Through Knives
Pink Floyd - Time
Chevelle - Shameful Metaphors
Dead Sara - Weatherman, Test On My Patience (65 Amps are AMAZING! Module please??!)

F*cking BLACK ALBUM!!!
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Post by Nightdare » Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:36 am

Jaymzrock wrote: F*cking BLACK ALBUM!!!
That's more like Def Leppard's Hysteria :lol:

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Post by DietCoke » Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:36 pm

Jaymzrock wrote: (65 Amps are AMAZING! Module please??!)
+1 on 65 Amps! Dan's done a great job, I love the sounds I get from my London Pro. :D

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Post by gtrjake » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:34 pm

Oregon wrote:jHere are the ones that come to mind where I had to listen to the guitar tone first... albums listed here:

Van Halen - Fair Warning
Kings X - Gretchen Goes to Nebraska
Stone Temple Pilots - Core
Extreme - III sides
Sevendust - Greatest Hits (cause the tone seems pretty consistent for the first few albums at least)
I second the Kings X and the Extreme, really killer tones on both!

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Post by zepplin490 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:54 pm

Metallica
Callof Kthulu!
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Zappa

Post by JohnSixstring » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:04 pm

Frank Zappa's lead tone on Watermelons in Easter Hay has always been my favorite. I think he uses his out of phase switch in that song.
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Post by warlok » Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:18 am

Robin Trower - Bridge of Sighs (end of night, smashed with stereo cranked, guitar tone sounds amazing!!)
VH - Everybody Wants Some
Megadeth - Holy Wars
Metallica - Anything from Black album and previous
BFMV - Scream Aim Fire.
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Post by Totenkampf » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:24 pm

Petrucci - Glasgow kiss
Iron maiden - rhyme of the ancient mariner
Dokken - mr scary
Samael - mask of the red death
In flames - jotun
Grave - scars
Cemetery - and Julie is no more
Vader - litany
Immortal - where dark and light don't differ
Ozzy - bark at the moon
Metallica - for whom the bell tolls
Ratt - lay it down
VH - unchained
Loudness - crazy nights
TNT - seven seas
Satriani - circles
black sabbath - the mob rules album

I suck at narrowing things down
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Post by zepplin490 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:59 pm

Guns N roses - Paradise City
Metallica - Ride the Lightning/ Master of Puppets
Eric Johnson - Cliffs of Dover
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Post by zepplin490 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:00 am

Oh yeah and
SRV - Anything and Everything. Best ive ever heard a strat sound
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Re: What song has your favorite guitar tone?

Post by TTime » Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:51 pm

gag halfrunt wrote:So I was wondering the other day about truly inspirational rhythm tone. Great guitarists have a wide variety of tones in their catalog, so I'm thinking about specific songs that exemplify the ultimate in great guitar tone. Also, I'm trying to separate your favorite guitar player from you favorite tones. I know they often overlap. But also, they might confuse the issue. For example, I'm a big Satriani fan, but his tone has never blown me away.

I've had many favorites over the years. The ones that have endured have created those perfect tones in my head - the ones I've been chasing all my life. Thankfully, modded MTS modules have brought these tones to me. Here's my very short list, off the top of my head:

ZZ Top - Tush
Van Halen - Mean Street
Alice in Chains - Them Bones


What song or songs encapsulate the perfect tone for you?
What are you using to get the zz top tush tone??

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Post by Hamner1 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:10 pm

Too many to name really, I could probably sum it up by sying just about any 80s metal/hard rock guitar tone. But to narrow it down some...
GL - Mr Scary, It's Not Love, Dream Warriors
VH - Unchained, Hot for Teacher
Ozzy - Bark at the Moon
Ratt - Lay it Down, Way Cool Jr, Eat Me Up Alive
Michael Schenker - Save Yourself
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Post by guitarzan » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:34 pm

Some excellent choices guys.
Hendrix - Star Spangled Banner started it for me.
Alex Lifeson clean tones were the s*&t on Moving pictures and especially Exit Stage Left.
Really love Ty Tabor's tone on the Dogman album.
Sevendust live tone is pretty crushing. Not my playing style but really dig it.
And my all time favorite is Randy Rhoads - Tribute.
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Post by Rising Farce » Tue Apr 23, 2013 2:50 pm

No votes for John Sykes?

For shame.

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Post by GtrGeorge! » Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:30 pm

john sykes rules

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