Signature Stories - part 1
Posted: 18 February 2020
A handful of artists have been lucky enough to have their own Marshall Signature amplifiers, we’ve taken a closer look at what makes each of these amps and how they came to be.
Read time - 5 mins
What do Slash, Zakk Wylde, Kerry King, Jimi Hendrix, Randy Rhoads, Lemmy, Paul Weller, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dave Mustaine and Joe Satriani have in common? Yes, they all play Marshall, and yes they all have a signature playing style… but more than that, they each have their very own Marshall Signature amplifier.
But what makes a Signature amp different to the original? Well Joe Satriani says “They’re specific, they do something outrageous and when you plug in to one you get really inspired”. With this in mind we’ve delved into the archives to take a closer look at what makes each of the signature models standout, and how they each came to be.