Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Musikmesse 2014: Marshall Custom Tattoo Amps Showcased

Marshall have teamed up with five tattoo artists to create some of the most striking designs ever seen on a guitar amp
Marshall give their amps and cabs the ink treatment
Marshall have teamed up with five tattoo artists to create some of the most striking designs ever seen on a guitar amp, and they're being showcased for the first time in Europe at Musikmesse 2014.

The made-over models come from the JVM range, namely the JVM1 amp, JVM215C and JVM410H. The range also includes 'tattooed' C110 and 1960A Cabs.

Each of the five designs reflect the artist's individual styles.

With a bold, solid style, Phil Kyle appeared on London Ink and has been in bands since he was 15 and understands the similarity between the passion for his craft and Marshall's passion for theirs.

Antony Fleming from World of Tattoos also appreciates that tattooing and music go hand-in-hand, and describes his style as neo-traditional.

"The bands I loved as a teenager totally influenced me, and many of those bands are part of the Marshall family", says Vicky Morgan from Ghost House Tattoos, who brings a more traditional approach to the design.

With a Japanese and traditional twist, Tutti Serra aimed to mix music with paintings, proud to have his designs on Marshall's iconic amps.

Emily Wood, from Black Heart Tattoo, would also describe her style as neo-traditional. She loves taking a customer's idea and interpreting it in her own style, finding it interesting to see tattoo artwork in different places.

We saw the designs ourselves yesterday in Frankfurt, here's Emily Wood's custom tattoo amp.

Keep up to date with all the stories and new launches by visiting our dedicated Musikmesse 2014 page, or follow Gear4music on Facebook and Twitter.

By Alice Thomson

Posted on 13 Mar 2014 10:30 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Also available are sE Electronic's Brand New X1 S Vocal Pack and X1 S Studio Bundle, helping you attain that studio grade sound without breaking a sweat.

29 Mar 2017 13:08
thumbnail

Until the 31st of May the CS18AI is available at an incredibly reduced price. Additionally, claim a free upgrade to PreSonus Studio One upon purchase.

17 Mar 2017 15:43
thumbnail

Through a collaboration with watch manufacturer Raymond Weil, Gibson's 'Freelancer' watch pairs extravagance and musically inspired design with stunning results

17 Mar 2017 14:53
thumbnail

Building on the fundamental success and design of the NS6 controller, Numark bring forth the next generation of DJ controllers to eagerly awaiting DJs the world over

15 Mar 2017 13:49
thumbnail

After years of continual evolution, Dave Smith's revered Analog Drum Machine is to finish product development as creators fulfill the devices capacity.

14 Mar 2017 13:39
thumbnail

Cutting edge interfaces designed to bring the latest in audio recording technology, the pair have been produce professional grade audio quality upon every use

26 Jan 2017 15:13

Recent Music News

thumbnail

With a slew of new reinterpretations and familiar faces to boot,KORG unveil the latest releases for this years Musikmesse in Frankfurt Germany.

29 Mar 2017 05:10
thumbnail

Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures

28 Mar 2017 12:28
thumbnail

Melding tradition with modern manufacturing techniques, Tanglewood's Sundance Performance Pro Series offer the player unique tone with a distinctive personality.

27 Mar 2017 13:24
thumbnail

In a three week celebration extravaganza, the city of Liverpool will be paying testament to the legendary Beatles album 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'

24 Mar 2017 14:48
thumbnail

On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day

23 Mar 2017 15:29
thumbnail

With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.

22 Mar 2017 15:09