Since the 1960s, the little AC30 has been a constant on stages all around the world, and it doesn’t seem like it’s going anywhere anytime soon. Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty, a song that has become a cultural staple and was exactly what the Edge was seeking for when the Irish guitar virtuoso was defining U2’s style, helping the Fab Four stand out over throngs of shouting teens.
The piercing treble and full-on mid-range of this speaker, which provide a tone unmatched by any other, are just as distinctive as its elegant diamond grill. So it makes sense that so many guitarists rely on this artifact from the past to create their classic tones.
With four EL84s and three 12AX7 preamp valves, this flawlessly fashionable combination has plenty of power. The icing on the cake are the tube-driven tremolo and reverb, which add an additional level of emotion to your performance with the flick of a footswitch.