Marzi Montazeri Demos the Randall Thrasher Amplifier

Marzi Montazeri's New WMD: The Randall Thrasher Guitar Head

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The Heavy As Texas/Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals shredder reveals why this fire-breathing 120W all-tube amp has become the key to his onstage assault. He also offers up a quick-lick lesson to put in your riff toolbox.

When we talked to Texas shredmaster Marzi Montazeri about his roots, projects and gear on camera, he also offered to take us on a test drive of his go-to stage amp: the Randall Thrasher.

 

As Marzi explains, the Thrasher is the first amp he’s been able to plug into without the usual mods and noise suppression he’s had to use in the past. “It’s done nothing but deliver” the Texas metal guitarist affirms.

In the video, Marzi walks us through various control settings while demonstrating the head’s feedback resistance as well as its versatility. The compression delivered by the Clean channel and easy tube swapping are just two Thrasher features that have won him over.

As an added bonus, Montazeri delivers a quick-lick lesson based around an A minor blues progression that you can take to the bank:

 

For more about Randall’s lineup of high gain amps, check out our interview with Joe Delaney and Mike Fortin.

Tags: Electric Guitars Amplifiers Randall

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