News: Jim “The Father of Loud” Marshall Dies

Jim Marshall, the founder of Marshall Amplification has died aged 88. Marshall amps are one of the key devices in any rock band’s arsenal and the passing of such a key figure in rock music has been felt by a huge amount of UK bands as well as bands the world over.

Here’s some comments from bands mourning the passing of Jim Marshall this morning:

Bad For Lazarus
“RIP Jim Marshall. A sad day for Richie Monroe x”

Freeze the Atlantic
“Freeze the Atlantic are sad to hear the passing of the great Jim Marshall. His amps are the backbone of this band!”

The James Cleaver Quintet
“RIP Jim Marshall. You possibly left the loudest memory, ever. Everyone must throw up the horns in respect!”

History of the Hawk
“RIP Jim Marshall. We had a walk round the Marshall factory last year and they are still to this day making awesome equipment. He had a good innings. A visionary in guitar sound.”

Hang the Bastard
“RIP Jim Marshall. Tone Master.”

TesseracT
“Sad to hear Jim Marshall has died. It’s fair to say his amps have changed all our lives. Thanks for the fun times, Jim!”

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About Lewis Clark

Long time fan of rock and metal, webmaster and lead writer at UK Scumscene. Occasional co-host of Catbird's Sunday Roasting on TotalRock.com, 12pm to 3pm every Sunday View all posts by Lewis Clark

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