Number of the beast guitar tone?



Asked by: Robin Hall

What AMP does Dave Murray use?





Dave Murray joined Iron Maiden just two months after it started in 1975. Throughout his career, Dave Murray has used and endorsed Marshall amplifiers and has used Fender Stratocasters almost exclusively.

How do I get the Iron Maiden guitar sound?

EQ/ Tone (Bass, Mids, Treble)

  1. The bass setting should be kept moderately low on most amplifiers to sound like Iron Maiden. …
  2. The mids setting should be moderate so keep this on around 6-7 to begin with. …
  3. Start with your treble setting on 7-8 to begin with as this will ensure the tone is crisp and clear (instead of muddy).


How do you play number the beast on guitar?

Then five on the D and C I'm going to move my third finger over there and then back down to the five on the a string so we have.

How do I get Dave Murray tone?





So you'll want a guitar wasn't one of those two pickup combinations. Next you'll want a high gain amp I have the JCM 2000 double super lead hundred watt half stack. This is what Dave uses.

What AMP does Adrian Smith use?

Smith again returned to Blackstar amps to record their latest studio effort, The Book of Souls, on which he used 100-watt Series One 1046L6 and 104EL34 amps, as well as his trusty HT-5.

What amp did Iron Maiden use?

What amps does Iron Maiden use? Iron Maiden has used many amplifiers over the years. They have mostly stuck with Marshall amps, but they have also used Mesa Boogie, Gallien Krueger, and Blackstar.

What gauge strings does Iron Maiden use?

010-. 046-gauge strings and heavy picks.

What guitars do Iron Maiden play?

Notes: Smith’s preferred guitar is the Fender Stratocaster, though he has used a variety of others over his career including several different Dean models, a custom built Jackson, Ibanez Destroyer, Gibson Les Pauls, a Gibson Explorer and Gibson SGs.



What effects does Dave Murray use?

Marshall JMP-1



Dave used the combination of two JMP-1 preamps to provide five sounds. One for clean, two rhythm, and two lead tones. Dave’s JMP-1 runs into a series of Marshall JMC 2000 heads used solely as power amps.

How do I get Adrian Smith tone?

Voice with the el34. Response i've got the gain on about eight and the channel volume up on 10. Adrian was using a very mid-humped tone at this point in the band's.

What guitar tuning does Iron Maiden use?

“I’d been playing with a drop-D tuning in Bruce’s [singer Bruce Dickinson, who rejoined Maiden at the same time as Smith] band, I was somewhat used to that,” he said. “So when I first joined up [with Maiden in 1999], we played Wrathchild, I played it in drop-D tuning.



What string gauge does Adrian Smith use?

gauge 9 strings

Adrian uses gauge 9 strings and has his action set slightly higher than average.

What gauge strings did Roy Buchanan use?

– Jimi Hendrix, Duane Allman, Roy Buchanan and Rory Gallagher all played using ‘Fender Rock N’ Roll 150 Strings’. These ran in gauge from . 010-038. So somewhat unusually they were medium gauge on the treble strings and then quite light gauge on the bass strings.

What gauge strings did Jimmy Page use?

009 – . 042” as mentioned on the Ernie Ball website.



What gauge strings does Eric Clapton use?

Guitar Strings: What kind does Eric use? For his electric guitars, Eric uses Ernie Ball . 10 to . 46 gauge strings.

What gauge strings did Hendrix use?

Jimi Hendrix used Fender Rock ‘N’ Roll Standard 150 light gauge strings.

What strings did Stevie Ray Vaughan use?

Stevie used real heavy strings – . 013 (high E) to . 058 or even . 060 (low E).