Bumblefoot and Billy Sheehan went totally "ampless" on the new Sons of Apollo album

(Image credit: Miikka Skaffari/FilmMagic)

We’ve reported recently on major guitar stars who have gone fully digital onstage – hello, Mark Knopfler – and now Sons of Apollo's Bumblefoot has stepped up to reveal that when it comes to recording, he doesn’t bother with guitar amps at all.

In a recent interview with Premier Guitar, the man born Ron Thal was asked what his amplifier setup looks like for home recording purposes.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.