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"I like smoke and lightning...heavy metal thunder..." Born to be Wild by Steppenwolf
And thus in 1968, the phrase "Heavy Metal" was born. Arguably, the song itself may very well qualify as one of the first examples of this new breed of high-energy rock 'n' roll music. Consider the overdriven guitar and organ tones; the snarling vocals; and the pounding bass and drums. Read more

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  • Design Series is a DW kit through and through. From the mini Turret lug, to Remo USA-made Suede ‘outline’ logo heads, to a sleek silver and white badge, its looks are fresh and decidedly familiar. Add ...
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  • K Custom Dark cymbals are known for their warm, rich sound that cuts through and sings out. Overhammering on top of the cymbal provides slightly dry, trashy overtones. This pack is comprised of the most popular ...
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  • Design Series is a DW kit through and through. From the mini Turret lug, to Remo USA-made Suede 'outline' logo heads, to a sleek silver and white badge, its looks are fresh and decidedly familiar. Add to that ...
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  • The MT 15 produces massive tone in a low wattage amp. Whether recording, practicing, writing, or playing a small room, this amp has everything you need. The MT 15 is a commanding two channel amp with balanced ...
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  • The Peavey 6505 Plus Guitar Amp Head features six 12AX7 preamp tubes and four 6L6GC power amp tubes, with presence and resonance controls and three-band EQ for taming their notorious tone. Peavey proudly ...
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  • The Armory Series is the latest realization of the Mapex hybrid shell concept. A fusion of birch and maple delivers the ultimate tonal expression, and the SONIClear bearing edge allows the drumhead to sit flat, ...
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  • As a preeminent modern virtuoso, U.K. guitar master Guthrie Govan dazzles all who hear his playing. Charvel spent two years of meticulous development with Govan to first introduce his Guthrie Govan signature model ...
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  • The Peavey 6505 412 cabinets are outfitted with four Sheffield loudspeakers and feature a closed-back cabinet made of high-density plywood construction. Specifications include 300-Watt (RMNS) power ...
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  • Distinct graphics and signature James Hetfield tone make the Iron Cross guitar an incredible instrument! ESP LTD loads the guitar with a set of EMG JH Signature active pickups which are clean and clear as well as ...
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  • The Sabian AAX Series Cymbal Package features a combination of AAX X-Plosion Crash cymbals, with X-Celerator hi-hats and AAX Raw Bell Dry Ride. Created with B20 alloy metal, the AAX series delivers the ultimate ...
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  • Drum Workshop brings you the new Concept Series in a 7 piece Maple Shell Kit. All tom and kick shells are 7-ply, with the exception of the snare drums which are 10-ply. Through our research with the Drum Workshop ...
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  • The PRS Custom 24 is the original PRS…the guitar Paul Reed Smith took to his first trade show in 1985. A perennial favorite with musicians, the Gen III Custom 24 builds upon the incredible legacy that has ...
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  • With a more modern British-style sound thanks to EL34 power tubes, the 5150III EL34 head yields smooth contours, great sag and saturation than heads loaded with 6L6 tubes! Independent volume and gain control for ...
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  • The key to the OB1’s unique sound is a footswitchable Blend circuit which adds a veneer of controllable gain and increased harmonic content to the upper registers of the input signal. The lower frequencies ...
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  • EVH brings you the Wolfgang USA Edward Van Halen Signature model, loaded with Eddie Van Halen’s most up-to-date specs along with the classic looks and behemoth sound you’ve come to expect. The ...
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  • With its super warm, natural overdrive tone, the original TS9 is the most sought-after distortion pedal in the guitar-playing world. Billed as 'the re-issue that isn't', the new TS9 Tube Screamer is being built in ...
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  • The Ltd. Ed. Tony Iommi Signature SG Custom: The “Godfather of Heavy Metal” reinvents the “SG”! Epiphone proudly announces the all-new Epiphone Ltd. Ed. Tony Iommi Signature SG Custom, ...
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  • The SVT7 Pro bass amplifier head is the next step in the evolution of Ampeg’s PRO Series: 1000 watts of Ampeg tone at 15 lbs. Ampeg's SVT7 PRO pumps out a ferocious kilowatt of pure Ampeg tone in a compact ...
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  • 5-string low end rumble with a killer blacked-out look! The Stiletto Stealth-5 from Schecter features Diamond SuperRock MM and Diamond P pickups with active 2-band EQ for great versatility. The quality of ...
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  • The all-new Orange Dual Dark 100 showcases Orange Amplification at their most innovative. The new amps build on the brand’s reputation for creating the ultimate British guitar tone. Bringing a new dimension ...
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