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Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Jim Marshall: Musicians tweet their condolences for amp maker

If it weren’t for the Lord of Loud, musicians couldn’t really rock out. So when the death of James Marshall, inventor of the Marshall amp, with its famous “wall of sound,” died Thursday, rock-and-roll living legends were among the first to share their condolences on Twitter. Take a look at which bands are paying tribute to Marshall’s legacy and sharing their stories about how his amps changed their sound.
Jim Marshall, builder of amplifiers, poses with one of his products at the “Musikmesse” in Frankfurt. (Ralph Orlowski - Reuters)

Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue:

Kenny Wayne Shepherd of the Kenny Wayne Shepherd band:

Dave Navarro of Jane’s Addiction:

Joe Perry of Aerosmith:

John Flansburgh of They Might be Giants:

Dave Mustaine of Megadeath:

Jeff Stinco of Simple Plan:

The Who:

The Pixies:


Marshall guitar amplifiers are used by guitarist Slash during a concert in Hong Kong. (Ed Jones - AFP/Getty Images)
Slash of Guns N’ Roses:

Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls:

Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave:

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