Nick Johnston signs on as Orange Amplification’s newest Ambassador

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Orange Amplification has announced Canadian six-string virtuoso Nick Johnston as the company’s newest Ambassador.

The hotshot prog-rock/metal guitarist, who has in the past been associated with Mesa Boogie and also the Kemper Profiler, will now be rocking an Orange Rockerverb 100 MKIII guitar amp.

Johnston, who Guitar World has called a “Schrödinger’s Cat of Shred,” last year released his fifth instrumental solo album, Wide Eyes in the Dark. As for his newly-acquired Rockerverb MKIII, he says: 

“Not only is Rockerverb 100 MKIII the coolest looking amp on the planet, but it changes my playing in a way that makes me sound more natural, more organic and more like myself.

“It sounds massive, but it still manages to let my fingerprint shine through.” 

For more information, head to Orange Amps.

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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.