Metallica members celebrating Mesa/Boogie’s 50th anniversary

Metallica band members James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett celebrating Mesa/Boogie’s 50th anniversary. In this video, also Dream Theater’s guitarist John Petrucci talks about that.

Mesa/Boogie is an American company founded by Randall Smith in Petaluma, California. This factory manufactures amplifiers for guitars, basses, and other instruments. Also, it has been in works since 1969. Now, nearly all famous musicians and bands using this amplifier over the years. We can also watch Randall share the passion that drove him on to continuing refinement with MARK II’s evolution in the 80s.

Here’s the official statement and Metallica members for this video:

“In this series of short videos, Randall and iconic guitarists look back and touch on the things. That first drew them to the “Family” and share what the amplifiers have done for their playing and their music. From the early inspiration and beginnings in the late ’60s and early ‘70s, through the “Big 80s” and Guitar-Culture sea change of the 90s, up through the new Millennium and today. Randall and his team of fiercely passionate ‘bandmates’ as he calls them. They have contributed every major feature found on modern amplifiers and a universe of iconic Tone. This for the sound of the electric guitar, changing it forevermore.

From inventing the pivotal High Gain Preamp in the first Mark I’s to Footswitchable Modes and Effects Loops in the Mark II’s, to Multi-Channel/Multi-Mode Preamps in the Mark III’s, IV’s and V’s and Dual Rectifiers. Also, the several patented tunable Tube power, wiring, and operating class configurations found throughout. All innovation and pioneering spirit have remained at the forefront of the small Northern California Company’s ethic.”

Metallica‘s James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, and Dream Theater’s John Petrucci talk about their experience for the Mesa/Boogie’s Mark I guitar amp. You can watch the full video below.

Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Baha Men
The 10 Best One Hit Wonder Songs of the Noughties
Barbara Mandrell
The 10 Best Barbara Mandrell Songs of All-Time
Polyphia releases ranked list progressive metal 10 best songs all time
The 10 Best Polyphia Songs of All Time
Ben Rector
The 10 Best Ben Rector Songs of All-Time
Divergent
Ranking All The Songs from The Divergent Soundtrack
Ryan Adams
The 10 Best Ryan Adams Songs of All-Time
Good Burger
Ranking All The Songs from The Good Burger Soundtrack
Babies
10 Awesome Songs about Babies
Marcus King Shares his Influences
Remembering a Session Legend: Pig Robbins
Meatloaf
Amazing Story: Meat Loaf and the JFK Assassination
Abby Anderson Discusses her Biggest Hit
Mike Will Made it
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Mike Will Made It
Murda Mook
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Murda Mook
Lars Ulrich
The 10 Best Heavy Metal Drummers of All Time
Jessica Betts
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Jessica Betts