Orange Amplification announces the Signature #4 Jim Root Terror Head and Cab 05-Jan-12
Orange Amplification has announced the Signature #4 Jim Root Terror Head and Cab, developed in association with the guitarist who plays in the multi-Grammy nominated Stone Sour and the Grammy-winning Slipknot.
The Signature #4 Jim Root Terror Head is modelled after the Dirty Channel on the same amp that Jim Root plays in the studio and on the road: the Orange Rockerverb 100. Orange say that this all-tube, 15-watt amp is capable of far more than high gain rock and metal though: with a full 3-band EQ players will find it easy to dial in everything from vintage rock, blues and beyond and the addition of a tube-driven FX loop allows the user to take the tone in any direction they want.
Orange tell us that his new Signature #4 Jim Root PPC212 Cab has been developed alongside the head to bring you Jim's full tone. The new cab is finished in black vinyl with a specially developed black version of the Orange basketweave grille cloth and proudly features the Signature #4 plate on the front. Orange says that, with a closed-back design, the cab has a tight bottom end and delivers Jim's signature Orange tone.
Said Jim of the name on the signature head, "With this amp, simply giving it the number I use in Slipknot seemed logical. I've not been to apt to splash either band logo or artwork all over things, but this will be the beginning of the end of that...maybe"
To complement Jim's own style and image, the Signature #4 Terror Head features the vintage 'Pics Only' logo in white on a black chassis. The rear of the amp has both the Slipknot and Stone Sour logos. Specifications
Volume, Gain, Bass, Mid and Treble Controls
12AT7-Driven FX Loop
1 x 16 Ohm and 2 x 8 Ohm Outputs
Switchable Between 15/7 Watts
An Orange PR person told us, "This is a simply essential tool for any guitarist from any playing background. Quality built for the huge sound, lush tones and high gain necessary for rock and metal music, but versatile enough to be useful in any situation! Pricing and Availability: