Satchel used a plugin rather than a real amp for most of his solos on the new Steel Panther record: “I don't think people can tell the difference”

Satchel performs onstage with Steel Panther
(Image credit: Rune Hellestad - Corbis / Getty)

Steel Panther electric guitar player Satchel has noted that most of his guitar leads on the band’s new album, On The Prowl, were recorded using a Neural DSP plugin, as opposed to a ‘real’ guitar amp.

Satchel is interviewed in the latest issue of Guitar World, and tells us that he leaned away from his usual EVH 5150 heads when recording the solos on the new album. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.

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