The role of the drummer in modern music
2019 marks 100 years since the advent of the contemporary drum kit, so we ask how drummers have evolved and what their role means today.
The Hunna, Barns Courtney, Yonaka and more announced for Marshall Live
Taking place on 1 June 2019 inside The Marshall Arena at the Stadium MK, Marshall Live will give you a chance to ‘discover tomorrows headliners’ with over 10 hours of live music.
5 Reasons artists quit and how to overcome them
Looking to tour the world and leave a musical legacy? Not if you don’t call it quits first.
There’s only one… and it’s going, going, gone
Marshall hosted a one of a kind charity auction at NAMM with 8 incredibly unique amps.
A day in the life of Oli Wiseman
The influential session drummer dropped by to pick up a new kit, so we grabbed a few minutes to talk gear, techniques and touring with pop sensation Anne-Marie.
Top Songwriting Tips
Crafting that killer track can be a daunting task so we’ve broken down the hard work for you. All you have to do is take note.
Celebrating our favourite independent UK venues
Looking to book your own tour or for the perfect place to catch your next gig? Ahead of Independent Venue Week we share which UK venues get our pulse racing.
Marshall and ArtistWorks launch ‘Plug and Learn' series
Marshall Amplification and ArtistWorks are delighted to announce a new series of videos to support guitarists; the Plug and Learn series powered by ArtistWorks.
Marshall Amplification: Modernising true British tone
The Studio Classic (JCM800 2203) and Studio Vintage (JMP 1959SLP) are joined by the renamed Studio Jubilee as 20W versions of the legendary Marshall amps.
Creating a world class band website
A website is a vital promotion tool, so we are walking you through how you can become a website wizard.
Shooting on a shoestring
Costs for creating a music video can spiral out of control, so we tackle creating a video for your band that doesn't break the bank.
Writing a professional band biography
The do’s and don’ts of sounding good without showing off your sounds.
Best of 2018
From rocking festivals, seeing great artists breakthrough, and launching a range of breathtaking new amps; we round up the last 12 months at Marshall.
Music Synchronisation 101
Previously an often overlooked way of getting your music out there, we investigate why thinking big means you should think sync.
The Marshall guide to sleigh-ing your own Christmas song
Marshall has analysed the biggest festive songs ever and created a fool proof guide on ‘how to write a Christmas cracker’.
How to stream supreme
From getting your songs online to growing your reach, we tackle the streaming maze for artists.
Scouting for talent
Getting scouted by a record label is a dream we all share, but what does A&R look like in 2018 and how can you impress them?
Do you need a manager?
When starting a band there are many things to consider. We look at whether you need a manager from the beginning and if not, when is the best time to get one.
Cash is king – The revenue review
Traditional ways to make money in music are changing, forcing musicians to get inventive. So how as a modern-day musician do you keep the pennies rolling in?
Behind the music with Jaime Gomez Arellano
We grabbed some time with the Orgone Studios head honcho to talk production, techniques and how to make a splash as a producer.
Should you self-release your music?
It’s getting easier to release music but more difficult to be successful, so we tackle the question of should you self release?
BBC Music Introducing Live 18
The future of rock is in good hands! Marshall turned up at BBC Music Introducing Live, the ultimate event for up and coming musicians to showcase new artists and support emerging players.
Introducing Marshall Live
Marshall makes a commitment to upcoming artists with ‘Marshall Live’. Taking place on 1 June 2019, Marshall is proud to announce this unique festival at The Marshall Arena.
The biggest monsters in music
This Halloween we are celebrating the darker side of music and uncovering how the dark arts has cast a spell on rock and roll.
Making plans to grow your fans
Your band is sounding tight, you’ve got a killer set and are ready to take the world by storm. So how do you build a loyal fan base?
Marshall amplification and Zound industries
Marshall and Zound will be continuing to work together to bring the iconic sound of Marshall to the consumer electronics market in the form of stylish and technologically savvy products.
5 DIY Mixing and Mastering tips
You've recorded the raw ingredients to a killer track, but what comes next? We share our top tips to get your song mixed, mastered and ready for release.
A day in the life of Steve Barney
Steve has beat the skins for Anastacia, Jeff Beck, Annie Lennox and HOTEI over the past years. He took us through his career in music, from the early beginnings through to Live 8 and beyond.
Marshall Amplification launches Craft Beer
Marshall Amplification celebrated the launch of three Rock’n’Roll signature beers with a one-off Glasgow gig that saw The Darkness and King Creature take to the stage.
5 DIY Recording tips
Keep control of your tracks, save on the studio costs and make music your way.
Introducing the Marshall Arena
Marshall Amplification are working in partnership with Arena MK to create a new home for exceptional live music, the Marshall Arena.
Don't Clap This One Back
We all have a sense of rhythm, but sometimes we need a little help in finding it. Discover the tricks to maintaining a great beat.
Changing The Game
Find out how Natal's founder, Alan Sharp, revolutionised percussion manufacturing and built up a company that empowered drummers to take centre stage.
Can We Do It Ourselves
Sometimes we have to take charge of our own destiny. Discover how you can record and release music on your own.
We always knew it would take an extraordinary event to fill the shoes of V Festival but RiZE didn't disappoint. Check out all the highlights from the new UK festival.
How Do I Bounce Back?
The journey to the top comes with its fair share of bumps along the way. So when the music industry gets you down, how can you get things back on track?
How Do I Get Gigging?
Don't let anything stop you taking your sound to the stage. Uncover our top tips on preparing for your first gig.
Who Has All The Answers?
Don't let your music questions keep you up at night. We've unpacked some of the topics that confuse budding musicians.
Who Am I?
Finding your place in a world full of talented musicians is hard. What name should you use? How should you come across on stage? It's time that you uncover who you really are.
Are We Band Material?
Everyone dreams of being in a band but we all know that some people are just destined to go solo. So which is better? Making music as part of a band or going out on your own?
A Day In The Life of Greg Karas
We caught up with Andy Grammer's guitarist, Greg Karas, to talk all about his vintage gear and find out what he gets up to on the road.
Behind The Music With Andy Sneap
It takes more than a great musician to make great music. Renowned music producer, Andy Sneap, dropped by Marshall HQ to tell us all about his role in the music industry.
A Day In The Life of Hayden Maringer
From a session musician to a lead guitarist in his own band. Evaride's Hayden Maringer shares his career highlights including the time he played for Obama.
A Day In The Life of Joy Joseph
Get ready to step back into the life of our session musicians. First class drummer and percussionist, Joy Joseph, tells us all about preparing for gigs, drumming post surgery and opening for The Police.
Am I Ready?
We all dream of taking to the stage and performing in front of hoards of screaming fans. But how can we turn that dream into a reality? Find out what it takes to progress your career to the next level and discover whether you're ready to take that leap.
Get Him To The Gear
Laurie Vincent dropped by our factory in Bletchley to get some new gear for his rig. Find out which amps caught his eye and what his band, Slaves, are up to for the rest of the year.
A Day In The Life of Greenie
We continue our exploration of session musician life with VANT drummer Greenie. He tells us all about life on the road, playing Fuji Rocks and working with Duran Duran's Andy Taylor.
Guess Who's Back
Christmas has definitely come early for Marshall fans. We've teamed up with our friends at Pluginz to deliver the new and improved Jack Rack II.
Where Expression Begins
Introducing Origin, the new amp designed with musical expression in mind.
2000 Trees Festival
Take a friendly village fete, add some great bars, delicious food trucks and a shed load of awesome bands and you've got 2000trees festival. Check out all the highlights now.
Hear Them Roar
All the fans wanted loud and Download delivered. Marshall, Eden and Natal endorsers treated the crowds to the true meaning of rock. Check out all the best bits here.
Keeping It Cool In Camden
One look at the Camden Rocks lineup told us that this was going to be an unmissable event. We went down to listen to some of our favourite bands, soak up the atmosphere and most importantly, get you all the best bits.
Bring On The Beat
In need of a new playlist? Don't worry, we can help. We've got nine playlists filled with tracks inspired by classic and contemporary Marshall sounds.
Taking Britain By Storm
The BBC weren't the only ones having a big weekend this Bank Holiday. A variety of bands took to the stage at Slam Dunk, treating the audiences to the very best of indie and rock. Check out all our highlights from Slam Dunk South.
A Day In The Life Of Steven G Legend
Our next instalment of 'A Day In The Life' introduces us to drummer Steven G Legend. The man who has played with a huge range of artists, from Conor Maynard to Stormzy.
Can't Rain On This Parade
Despite the bad weather, the Hanwell Hootie was still a knockout. Don't worry if you missed it, we've got all the highlights.
A Day In The Life of Julian Chambers
It's time for another journey into the world of session musicians. 'A Day In The Life' continues with Raleigh Ritchie's drummer, Julian Chambers.
15 Years Of Unconventional
Can you believe we've been listening to A Day To Remember for 15 years? We ask guitarist, Kevin Skaff, about his favourite moment.
Rig Envy: Roger Lima
Less Than Jake have a hectic summer ahead with live shows and festivals across the UK, Europe and the Americas. We caught up with bassist Roger Lima to find out more about the gear he uses on the road.
A Day In The Life of Jan Ozveren
Our second instalment of 'A Day In The Life' is here. Meet Jan Ozveren, the guitarist behind the chart-topping track 'Attention'.
Rig Envy: Paul Thomas
Our Eden endorsers have some outstanding rigs and Paul Thomas' is no exception. Read all about his awesome gear and find out what Good Charlotte are up to this year.
It Takes Two To Tango
We've teamed up with luxury watchmakers Raymond Weil to deliver a new limited edition watch. Find out more about our stunning new product.
A Day In The Life of Mike Moore
We all wonder what life is like for our favourite band members but what about the musicians who support them on tour or in the studio? Find out what session musician life is like from Liam Gallagher's guitarist, Mike Moore.
It All Starts Here
When someone mentions learning a musical instrument, one picture immediately comes to mind, a dusty guitar tossed aside in frustration and shame. Well maybe we can convince you to give it another try.
Welcome To A New Age
The second instalment of our campaign with CAN YOU CIC IT? is here. Join us as we explore the challenges of the future as part of our celebration of International Women's Day.
100 years in the making
It's been 100 years since some women in the UK were given the right to vote but what's changed? Find out more from the women in the music industry.
Everyone loves an underdog
What do Marshall and the Super Bowl have in common? Justin Timberlake of course. The singer's guitarists, Elliot Ives and Mike Scott, represent Marshall at the Super Bowl LII.
Release Your Alter Ego
Ever wanted a valve amp that plays to all your styles? The DSL is a versatile valve amp that will satisfy your creative urges.
We Are Marshall
New home. New look. Same great Marshall. Whether you're a lifelong fan or discovering us for the very first time, you'll feel at home with Marshall.
2017 In Pictures
2017 was another epic year for us at Marshall and we hope 2018 will be even better. Relive all the best bits from throughout the year.
History of 30th anniversary series
Brilliant in blue and dazzling in white, the 30th anniversary amps are sure to go down in history as some of the boldest ever made.
History of Valvestate
There's no denying that Valvestate technology altered the way everyone viewed solid state amplification. Uncover the story behind a true game changer.
Dean Richardson Interview
We talk rigs, touring and day jobs with Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes' Dean Richardson.
History of JCM800
The original 'it girl' of the amp world, the JCM800 is truly unforgettable. Relive the story of an amp that defined the sound of a generation and is just as unstoppable today.
History of JCM900
With all the gain you could ever want, the JCM900 is an all-valve masterpiece. Find out more about the 90's icon.
History of 1959SLP 'plexi'
The people wanted louder so we gave them louder. Now the 1959SLP has a sound synonymous with rock.
History of 1962 bluesbreaker
The 1962 'Bluesbreaker' is a name that will be remembered forever. Discover how one humble amp became a legend.
The Father of Loud
Every year we commemorate the amazing life of our founder, Jim Marshall. Guitarist and vocalist, Oli Brown, joined us for a musical tribute to the Father of Loud.
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