Backbeat Books recently issued Jim Marshall: The Father ofLoud, the authorized biography of Marshall Amplification companyfounder Jim Marshall. Written by Rich Maloof, the book pays homage tothe company’s rich heritage, chronicles its contributions to theworld of rock and encourages readers to pursue their own musicalambitions.
Pictured L-R: Kerry King (Slayer), Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains),John 5 (Marilyn Manson) and Slash. Seated: Marshall Amplificationfounder Jim Marshall. Photo: Gene Kirkland
A recent book signing held at Guitar Center’s Hollywood store,home of the famous Hollywood RockWalk® where Marshall was aninaugural inductee in 1985, brought in such supporters as Slash (whowrote the book’s forward), Kerry King (Slayer), Jerry Cantrell(Alice in Chains) and John 5 (Marilyn Manson), who were on hand toautograph copies of the book. In addition, an ultrarare, purpleMarshall 1959SLPX head with matching 1960TV cabinet was given away in adrawing.
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