For the last 25 years or so, Randall amplifiers have played an influential role in shaping the sound of modern metal. Dimebag Darrell’s preference for Randall amps like the RG-100 and his signature Warhead model completely changed metal guitarists’ minds about the virtues of solid-state amps.
During last week's 2014 Winter NAMM Show, the Guitar World crew visited the Randall Amplification booth. In our video, which you can check out below, we found out about the company's new Ola Englund signature model amp, the Satan. In fact, Englund — of Feared and the Haunted — tells us about the amp himself.
Below, check out a video of a complete Dimebag Darrell clinic that took place June 3, 1993, in Arlington, Texas. The Randall Amplifiers-sponsored clinic, which is basically a Q&A session where Dime is practically begging the crowd for questions, also features some fine playing by Darrell.
The dreadful “must use provided backline” or “the mysterious amp at the drummer’s house” are circumstances where we hope for the best, yet fear the worst. Backline gear is usually decent, but your biggest setback is time. The band before you swore, the crowd wanted more, and now the stage director is just swearing at everyone for going overtime!
If you're familiar with Nuno Bettencourt’s characteristically wicked tone, the new NB King 100 amp will thrill you more than words can say. Designed by Randall in association with Bettencourt, the vintage-voiced amp is the perfect combination