Artists that use Quilter amps

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As a co-founding member of Massachussetts' metal heroes Shadows Fall, Jon Donais has been instrumental in reviving the American heavy metal scene in the early 2000's by bringing metal out of the musical despair and dullness of the 90's alternative rock/nu-metal movement that dominated much of the mainstream rock scene in that decade. Jonathan currently tours with Anthrax!
Jonathan Donais

David Kent Hidalgo is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his work with the band Los Lobos. He is also a member of the supergroup Los Super Seven and of the Latin Playboys, a side project band made up of some of the members of Los Lobos.
David Hidalgo (Los Lobos)

Rami Jaffee is best known for his work with The Wallflowers and works with several bands and artists, including Foo Fighters, Pete Yorn, Soul Asylum, Pearl Jam, Stone Sour, Joseph Arthur and Coheed and Cambria.
Rami Jaffee (Foo Fighters, Wallflowers)

Andrew John "Drew" Brown is an American musician best known as the guitarist and keyboardist for the pop rock band One Republic.
Drew Brown (One Republic)

Walk Off The Earth is an unconventional, multi-talented five-piece musical phenomena that is currently taking the world by storm. Their independent spirit, unstoppable work ethic and awe-inspiring creativity has catapulted Walk Off The Earth into new and uncharted waters with only bigger and better things on the horizon.
Walk off the Earth

We lost one of our dearest friends on April 15th, 2017. Holdsworth used Quilter MicroPro Generation 1 Stacks. Each of the MicroPro Gen 1 12 inch combos drove an extension speaker for a 4x12 inch configuration. These he placed atop an additional pair of Quilter Extension cabs which were driven by a QSC GX7 amplifier for his synthaxe amplification. When touring overseas, Holdsworth used two Quilter MicroPro heads for guitar, and two Quilter Tone Block 200's for Synthaxe.
Allan Holdsworth (RIP)

Brandon Gilliard is a world touring bass player who lays down a solid foundation of funk on every stage he plays. e has recorded or shared the stage with artists such as Janelle Monae, KIMBRA, Big Boi of OutKast, David Crowder, Erykah Badu, Avery*Sunshine, Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin, Tye Tribbett, Maceo Parker, P. Diddy, Bob Carlisle, Jennifer Holliday, Ann Nesby, Archie Bell, Vicky Beeching, Daysahead, Juanita Bynum, Angie Stone, Bebe Winans, INOJ, and more!
Brandon Gilliard

Matteo Caldari is the singer/bassist of Italian punk rock band 7Years since 2001. He also played in bands like Seed'n'feed, The Sweat and Radio Mosquito. He collaborated with artists like Jasper Vergeer (Undeclinable), Mickey Leigh (Ramones), Jeff Caudill (ex Gameface), Chuck Ragan (Hot water music), Michael Vogelsang (ex Farside), Jonah Matranga (Far, Gratitude), Jamie Woolford (Let go, ex The Stereo), Yotam Ben Horin (Useless ID), Oliviero "Olly" Riva (The Fire, Shandon).
Matteo Caldari

Kim Wilson is the lead vocalist and frontman for the Fabulous Thunderbirds. He is currently rocking 300+ nights a year with his Quilter Tone Block 201!
Kim Wilson

Currently a touring member of Tigers Jaw, guitar tech for Against Me, and prior to that 1/5 of the band Polar Bear Club. Host of the guitar based podcast, Crossed Wires.
Patrick Benson

AJ Ghent was born in Fort Pierce, FL to a family rich in musical history, such as his great uncle Willie Eason, the originator of the 'Sacred Steel Tradition' grandfather Henry Nelson, and father Aubrey Ghent Sr. AJ's grandfather Henry Nelson was the founder of the "Sacred Steel" rhythmic style played by many steel/slide guitarists today. Some of these guitarists include Robert Randolph, The Lee Boys, The Campbell Brothers, Derek Trucks and more.
AJ Ghent

Born in Motown, grew up in SoCal, Willie J. Campbell has been influenced by American Music. In touring bands such as the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and The James Harman band, Willie is a powerhouse behind modern American Blues.
Willie J. Campbell

1/4th of the sensation that is Common Kings, Ivan rocks grooves from all sorts of influences. Catch them live and see how a Bass Block 800 holds down the groove.
Ivan Kirimaua

Long time bassist for Sandi Patty, Randy is a force of music to be reckoned with. As a producer, an engineer, and a world class bassist, Randy is a seasoned veteran of stages the world over.
Randal Melson

"Roxy" as she is known, is the powerhouse heavy hitting bassist behind the power trio that is Black Market III. Catch them live and in the studio rocking all Quilter gear!
Roxanne Coverdale-Blinn

Mark Mendoza is the bassist of the American heavy metal band, Twisted Sister. He joined the band on December 10, 1978, after he left The Dictators. Mark played the bass guitar on all of Twisted Sister's major label releases.
Mark "The Animal" Mendoza

JD Bradshaw is an established solo artist,a private guitar instructor,a session player and performs regularly in regional and national working bands on the East Coast.... Having released 4 solo instrumental albums, he currently works as lead guitarist in the Debbie Caldwell band. JD plays a MicroPro Mach 2. "It is my #1 go to amplifier and I have nick named it "The Piranha"
JD Bradshaw

Ken Valdez has been called “The Best Kept Secret” by well known/respected names in the industry. Doyle Bramhall II (Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Arc Angels), Jonny Lang, The Black Crowes, Serena Ryder, Melissa Etheridge, The Wallflowers, Rival Sons, Jimmie Vaughan, Wayne Perkins (Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Muscle Shoals Session Player), Carolyn Wonderland, & Many more...
Ken Valdez

John Pisano​ the legendary jazz guitarist. Pisano has accompanied in concert or recording some of music's biggest names, including Burt Bacharach​, Tony Bennett​, Herb Alpert​, Natalie Cole​, Michael Franks​, Diana Krall​, Miss Peggy Lee​, Julie London - Singer​, Joe Pass​, Frank Sinatra​, Barbra Streisand​, Billy Bean, Chico Hamilton​ and many more.
John Pisano

Ash Jangda has established himself as a sought-after & versatile Composer/Musician/Educator who has performed/recorded with numerous Award-Winning Artists across the U.S.
Ash Jangda

David P Stevens is a fresh new solo artist on the contemporary jazz scene. With 4 albums to his credit, featuring people such as Gerald Albright, Steve Cole, Gerald Veasley, Jaguar Wright, Carol Riddick, Frank McComb, and many more with whom he has also shared the stage. Look for David to be performing at a jazz festival near you! David plays a Quilter Toneblock 200.
David P Stevens

Taz is an accomplished Guitar Instrumentalist who has opened shows for a venerable who’s who of the world’s greatest Guitar Heroes, everyone from Eric Johnson, Allan Holdsworth, Tony MacAlpine, Michael Schenker, Ace Frehley, Uli Jon Roth, Pat Travers, John 5 and Ritchie Kotzen to name but a few.
Taz Taylor

LA Based Kerry “2 Smooth” Marshall is an artist on the move. Undeniably known as a celebrated guitarist, producer, artist developer, and guitar instructor, his unique, innovative and signature sound is one that is sought after by many all over the country. On tour now with Ledisi, he is truly a star on the rise.
Kerry Marshall Jr.

Coy Bowles is a member of the Zac Brown Band. He plays guitar and organ for ZBB as well as writes and arranges music. He also leads his own Atlanta based project, Coy Bowles and The Fellowship, for which he writes all the music and performs lead guitar, piano, organ and lead vocals. He is also a creative writer and founder of a charity foundation called “Coy Cares”.
Coy Bowles (Zac Brown)

Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda (born August 5, 1955 in New York City, New York) is one of the two guitarists of the American heavy metal band Twisted Sister. Eddie is best known for his custom black/red "bullseye" guitar. In an interview, he explained that the bullseye was part of the original design of the Twisted Sister logo.
Eddie Ojeda

"I like the versatility to be able to combine both outputs to get better gain. The Steelaire Pro is super loud. Tonally it sounds great. It is unbelievably light. I love how the head is modular and can pop out the combo. It is the warmest solid state amp I have ever played through. Other popular solid state amps I have used are sterile and do not inspire me.
Travis Toy (Rascal Flatts)

Recording and performing with luminaries such as Aaron Neville, Sugaray Rayford, Jason Ricci, Mary J. Blige, and more as well as numerous appearances on film, television, and recordings Gino Matteo is reshaping what you can expect from modern guitar prowess and skill. Check him out live and on tour with the Quilter MicroPro 200 8 inch on stages worldwide!
Gino Matteo

Doyle recently completed co-production on Eric Clapton's 2013 release Old Sock, and played guitars on his 2014 release The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale. He joined Clapton on his "50th Anniversary Tour" as an opening act and live backing musician. He appeared at Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival, and was recorded for the subsequent live album and DVD.
Doyle Bramhall II

As music director/guitarist for the pop band Karmin, Zak needed tons of power. With the Aviator deluxe, he has that in spades!
Zak Bowman (Karmin)

A veteran of the southern California blues scene, Scottie has worked in or with many of the top acts of the blues scene.
Scottie Blinn

As one of the world's most sought after session players, Greg has worked with legendary artists such as John Mayer, Bill Frisell, Tracy Chapman, The Smashing Pumpkins, Beck, Eric Clapton, Glenn Frey, Emmylou Harris, Joni Mitchell, The Eagles, Bad Religion, k.d. lang, Sheryl Crow, John Fogerty, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant,Amos Lee, Aaron Nevill to name just a few...
Greg Leisz

The driving force behind Pierce The Veil's enormous guitar sound, Tony Perry paired the Tone Block 200 with his Fractal Ax FX for massive volume and incredible feel. Check them out on tour!
Tony Perry (Pierce The Veil)

Needing no introduction, Albert Lee is the player's player. Albert enjoys playing through what he tells us is now his favorite amplifier. It was a prototype MicroPro 200 8 inch. Thanks for calling us out in April 2014 Guitar Player magazine article Albert!
Albert Lee

Micah Brown, is a member of the Reggae band Iration. Micah plays a Quilter Tone Block for big cleans.
Micah Brown (Iration)

Micah Pueschel is the lead singer/guitarist of Iration. A reggae group from Santa Barbara, CA. They play a mix of reggae, dub, rock and are known for their upbeat and fresh mix of musical styles.
Micah Pueschel (Iration)

Wayne Plummer is the guitarist for singer/songwriter Emeli Sandé. Crafting a diverse and creative style, he is at ease regardless of the musical situation. With his Quilter Aviator Head, he can fly anywhere the music takes him.
Wayne Plummer

Blues hall of famer Joe Louis Walker (JLW) has set the scene afire across America and throughout the world. His infectious stylings which humbly pay tribute to the greatest legends while forging a fresh new sound are officially the stuff of legend.
Joe Louis Walker

Building an intense local following in Orange County California. Jeramiah Red is taking things up a notch.
Jeramiah Red

Chet Robert plays for the multi platinum award winning rock band 3 Doors Down.
Chet Roberts

Ward Williams is currently playing pedal steel and guitar for country artist Randy Houser. Williams has also performed with Sorta, The Old 97′s, Two Cow Garage, and pop/hip hop writer/producer Damon Elliot.
Ward Williams

Roger Coleman lead guitarist for The Justin Moore Band, grew up listening to ‘Freebird’ and starting a band on Greasy Creek was just the beginning of the journey for Roger Coleman to play music professionally in Nashville.
Roger Coleman (Justin Moore)

Guitarist Vernon Reid is best known as the founder of the groundbreaking African-American rock group Living Colour. But to recognize Reid solely for his Grammy Award-winning work as a rock musician would be to miss a rich and varied body of work that has extended into virtually every musical genre.
Vernon Reid

A profoundly talented guitarist, hailing from the Berklee school of music, Gaku is a formidable session player and is making huge waves in the music scene in Los Angeles, Japan, and beyond! Check him out at:
Gaku Murata

Founding member of the band The Hush Sound, Bob Morris is also a member of The Debate Team.
Bob Morris (The Hush Sound)

Sean Kipe is the guitarist and co-songwriter with Alex Band of The Calling.
Sean Kipe (The Calling)

Currently he is working on "Daryl's House", the live show from Daryl Hall, a member of the band Hall and Oates. His credit list is vast and eclectic with highlights such as working extensively with Madonna from the very beginning of her career and well into a decade.
Paul Pesco

Adam Wakeman is the current keyboardist/backing guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne's band and also plays keyboards for Black Sabbath.Other musicians Wakeman has been involved with include Annie Lennox, Travis, Company of Snakes, Will Young, Victoria Beckham, Strawbs and Atomic Kitten.
Adam Wakeman (Black Sabbath)

Alex Band is a singer-songwriter best known for his work in his band The Calling and their signature song "Wherever You Will Go", which topped the Adult Top 40 for 23 weeks and named song of the decade by Billboard magazine.
Alex Band (The Calling)

Keith Merrow is a studio guitar player, songwriter, producer, engineer, gear demonstrator, student and teacher. Keith hails from Portland, Oregon- USA. His style of guitar playing is a unique blend of traditional metal with a dash of obscurity. Keith has a sound that is original and heartfelt while remaining utterly brutal and true to his traditional metal roots.
Keith Merrow

Guitarist for Gym Class Heroes as well as several other incredible projects, Disashi has a keen ear for good tone!
Disashi Soul

“Robert Randolph is an American Original,” says Don Was, President of Randolph’s new label, Blue Note Records. “He has mastered what is, arguably, the most complex instrument in the world and developed a unique voice that is equal parts street-corner church and Bonnaroo.”
Robert Randolph

RIP: February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014
Johnny Winter

Paul Nelson is credited for writing and performing on Blues/Rock legend Johnny Winter's Grammy nominated album entitled "I'm a Bluesman" released on Virgin/EMI for which he penned the title track, - as well as producer/performer on Winter's latest release "Roots" on Megaforce/Sony for which he performed with Mr. Winter on the "Late Night with David Letterman" show.
Paul Nelson

Guitarist for Anarbor and previously for Every Avenue. Joshua is a killer guitarist and incredible songwriter.
Joshua Withenshaw (Anarbor)

Guitarist and husband to the now legendary Nikki Hill, Matt is a powerhouse of musical skill.
Matt Hill (Nikki Hill)

Vancouver born Steve Kozak has been a mainstay on the western Canadian Blues scene since the mid- eighties.  Backed by his some of Vancouver’s top musicians Kozak has built a reputation as one of Canada’s premier Blues acts and is known as the go to guy in Vancouver for the west coast Blues sound. A Maple Blues Award winner in Canada in 2013 for New Artist of the Year in Canada, The Steve Kozak Band was nominated for a 2017 Western Canadian Music Award for Blues Artist of The Year.
Steve Kozak

Joe and Dave are currently playing with RCA Recording Artists Jake Owen, and have been with Jake Since 3/2008.
David Wallace & Joe Arick (Jake Owen)

The "guitarist's guitarist" Deke's inimitable personality and charm are at once both infectious and larger than life. His style incorporates country, alternative country, rockabilly, hillbilly, blues, Western swing and rock 'n' roll.
Deke Dickerson

Michael Tash is an award winning guitarist for DC based Bad Influence band.
Michael Tash (Bad Influence Band)

As guitarist and keyboards for Train, Jerry has enormous responsibility for great tone. Backing him up is the Quilter Aviator Open Twelve.
Jerry Becker (Train)

Many people who truly know and appreciate the history of the music consider Carl Harvey to be one of the top half-dozen or so reggae guitarists of all-time. However, that’s really only scratching the surface.
Carl Harvey (Toots & the Maytals)

Mike Manning is an edgy young artist that blends rock guitar riffs, pulsing dance beats and smooth rock vocals to create a fresh, passion infused sound. Mike has toured around the world with artist Demi Lovato as lead guitarist and background singer.
Mike Manning (Demi Lovato)

For nearly two decades now, The Fenians have delivered their potent mix of traditional Irish folk and good old rock n roll all across the USA and Ireland. With an ever expanding set of original creations, as well as contemporary and traditional tunes plucked from the panoply of the genre, these five lads put on a live show that is second to none.
Terry Casey

It seems that the only thing regarding Howard Alden on which the critics have debate is whether the remarkable jazz guitarist is one of the best or simply the best.
Howard Alden

Your full service blues man since 1962, you'll find James Harman on the road as his touring schedule keeps him out of the country most of the time.
James Harman

Bluesman, world traveler and amazing guitarist, Dave Herrero is shaking things up in the blues world.
Dave Herrero

Originally from the L.A. area, Rich has been playing professionally and teaching guitar for over thirty years. His education includes years of college and private instruction with a variety teachers including Mitch Holder, Ted Greene, Joe Pass, Charlie Shoemaker to name a few.
Rich Severson

Playing for legendary harp player James Cotton, Tom has an intense and powerful burning blues presence.
Tom Holland

Johnny Main is an all around bluesman. With a gritty and saucy demeanor that screams "Bite me" he has delivered a karate chop to the realm of traditional blues. Catch
Johnny Main (The Fourty Fours)

If there were a Lexicon of Chicago Working Musicians, Ric Jaz’s photo would say: ‘Working Musician".
Ric Hall (Buddy Guy)

I never thought I would see the day where I'd even consider playing a solid state amp. Needless to say I was blown away.
Tyler Pursel

Chris Payton is the guitarist for recording artist Robin Thicke. Playing guitar since age 4, he is one of the most gifted and talented artists you will ever hear. Check him out on tour with Robin Thicke.

Lewis’ unmistakable style is immediately recognizable and has been an integral part of the New Mexico sound-scape for several decades. Over the years, Lewis has been featured artist with Max Roach, Eddie Harris, Richie Cole, Jack Walrath, Chris Calloway, The Cal Haines Trio with Bobby Shew and John Proulx, the Real Time Quartet, Certified Organic, the Jon Gagan Quartet,and more...
Lewis Winn

Jesse Glick was born into music in Woodstock, NY. His father, a gifted multi-instrumentalist, paved the way for Jesse’s musical talents. Currently working "as" Guardian Ghost in LA, we are expecting the new album any day!
Jesse Glick (Guardian Ghost)

Responsible for many of the hits you are listening to today, Elijah "Lij" Shaw is the owner of "The Toy Box Studio" in Nashville Tennessee. Just going to the website is enough for you to "gear geek" out on. Lij has added the Quilter Aviator series to The Toy Box's lineup of great amps.
Elijah "Lij" Shaw

Tommy is a roots performer and educator. He performs with his primary band The Memphis Kings, supporting an impressive list of Blues and Roots musicians. Artists include Lynwood Slim, James Harman, Junior Watson, John Nemeth, Kid Ramos, and Paul Pigat to name a few. As a respected educator he conducts blues and swing clinics around the country.
Tommy Harkenrider

Justin Stanley is an Australian born, initially Sydney based musician/producer who has worked with The Vines, Beck, Holidays On Ice, Daniel Merriweather and others. He is the lead guitarist of Wounded Cougar.His production credits include Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Jet, Jamie Lidell, Baby Animals and Ryan Bingham.
Justin Stanley

Guitarist Bill Franco’s wide range of styles has allowed him to play everything from progressive rock (with Graham Butler and Pavlov’s Dog) to blues rock (with Anthony Gomes) to jazz standards and even classical. Once Bill received his Tone Block 200 rig, they’ve become his first choice for gigs, local and touring.
Bill Franco

Born December 1st 1973, in London, England, Stephen Gibb is a singer, songwriter, producer, guitarist and bassist who also happens to be the first born son of Barry Gibb. Stephen's musician skills has been sharply honed by his lifetime exposure to the touring life of his father with the Bee Gees and the recordings and productions being done at the world-renown Middle Ears Studios.
Stephen Gibbs

Exploding in the Indie scene with genuine hell raisin', vinyl-worthy American rock, Chase Walker is serving up a healthy portion of the most interesting rock n roll this side of the Mason Dixon Line.
Chase Walker

In the 2005 "Encyclopedia of the Blues" by Edward Komara the article on Washington state speculated a possibility that "Seattle has more blues guitar players than any city in the world". That article also mentions CD Woodbury as one of the standouts. The Washington State Blues Society awarded him Best Electric Blues Guitarist three times.
Clint Woodbury

Guitarist for The Blasters, Keith also assisted in curriculum development under the direction of GIT founder Howard Roberts. After serving for a decade as Director of the Guitar program in what had become Musicians Institute, he was named to his current position as Vice President of Programs.
Keith Wyatt (The Blasters)

At one point Batten was in 6 different bands, playing everything from straight ahead rock, to metal,fusion, and funk. A major turning point came when she was selected from over one hundred guitarists to play in Michael Jackson's highly skilled band which toured the world for one and a half years playing for over four and a half million people.
Jennifer Batten

Drawing from a deep well of influences from many early roots artists and styles, James was quickly attracted to the individuality of self made music and artistic expression. While simultaneously discovering the guitar and the blues at age 13, Nathan James has since been in complete focus as to where his life goal would lead.
Nathan James

Jon Diamond is a guitarist, songwriter and producer from New York City. He is best known as the guitarist/bandleader with Blues Rock siren, Dana Fuchs. Jon plays guitar, writes and produces the songs in conjunction with Dana.
Jon Diamond (Dana Fuchs Band)

A mean session guitarist, Mason has played with many amazing artists and is on tour with his Quilter amps nearly all the time.
Mason Stoops

Born Feb 15, in the small town of Roswell, NM Gonzalez started in stage production and worked his way to sharing the stage & opening up for various acts to recording with various artists such as Zak Stevens (Trans Siberian Orchestra/Savatage/ Circle II Circle) & 5 time Grammy nominated jazz guitarist, Russ Hewitt, Shane Gibson (KoRn), Mike Froedge (Black Label Society) & Mick James (Criss Angel Music)
Arthur Gonzales

Lee Delray is causing quite a sensation. Lee's debut release "570-BLUES" on JAC Records is taking the world by storm now on the air in over 20 European countries and 40 U.S. states.
Lee Delray

Mason Rodriguez heads the seminal Pop/Punk band "No Explanation" from Corona, CA. Signed with Legend Records of San Diego they are currently recording their freshmen effort titled "It All Starts Here."
Mason Rodriguez

​Felix Reyes is one of those rare people in this world with a natural gift. He’s shared the stage with B.B. King on five different occasions, as well assJimmie Vaughan, Gregg Allman, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, ZuZu Bollin, Little Joe Blue, Sam Lay, Eddie Cleartwater, Susan Tedeschi and the list goes on.

Brittany grew up in the small town of Baraboo, Wisconsin, discovered her love for performing dance at the tender age of two and a half. Several albums and zip codes later finds her as a musical powerhouse.
Brittany Shane