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BAY AREA! Legendary Tones Presents Lynch Mob LIVE on August 9, 2024

After not playing in the Bay Area for over a decade, George Lynch is excited to return with Lynch Mob to play live at the Guild Theatre in Menlo park on Friday, August 9, 2024. As part of Lynch Mob’s “The Final Ride Tour,” this special show, produced by Legendary Tones, will offer various packages at this beautiful and newly renovated historic theater which has state-of-the-art sound and lighting. Mr. Scary and team will be playing all the greatest tracks from both Dokken and Lynch Mob eras. General admission, reserved seating, and special VIP meet-and-greet packages are available.

VIP meet and greet includes a general admission ticket PLUS the following: the new Lynch Mob CD, “Babylon,” Lynch guitar picks, signing session, and group photo.

Click here for various ticket and package options and hope to see you there!

David Szabados


Hot Mod V2 Evo & Mr. Scary Mods: Not Just About “More Gain”?

After the release of the first Hot Mod V2 in 2019, our new tube plug-in device was an immediate hit, but we still wanted and appreciated the feedback we received from customers. Our work wasn’t done. In fact, it was through our customers’ collective feedback that led us to refine the circuit further with the introduction of our Hot Mod V2 Evo (a.k.a. The Evolution) we offer today. Knowing what musicians want from their tube amplifiers – whether it’s a particular type of tone or how an amp feels/responds – is invaluable. We are a small, but fiercely customer-focused company. With that said we were very surprised with ONE particular use-case request for our mods that we received time and time again. More on this in just a moment so we can first provide background context.
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Mr. Scary Mod – Handmade in USA, 100% Pure Tube, High Gain Module

Created in collaboration with George Lynch, the Mr. Scary Mod is a custom-modified version of the Hot Mod V2. Want to supercharge your classic Marshall (and many other!) amps with more gain without applying a permanent modification? Then read more below and welcome to the Mr. Scary Mod!

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Fender Tone Master Super Reverb Amp: Solid State Re-imagined

Guitar players at the two sides of the extremes of tone can fall into two camps when it comes to amplification. First, they can be the purist traditionalists who refuse to play nothing else unless they use vacuum tubes as they are after all “the real thing” those silly tech modelers try to imitate. Or, they can embrace all new forms of technology of modeling and solid state, and at the most extreme, go down that endless rabbit hole of options by spending more time playing with tech rather than playing their instrument.
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Will my Hot Mod V2 or Lynch Mod/Mr. Scary Mod work in my amp?

Perhaps this is the most common question we receive here when people first inquire about the Hot Mod V2, Lynch Mod, and Mr. Scary Mod. And of course we also offer a reverse-wired version so that either model can also function in many of the reissue amps which the original Soldano Hot Mod could not. In general, although there are non-master and master volume amps listed here, note that all of our mod devices generally work better if your amp has a master volume on it.  So here is the list:

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Maxon Apex 808 Review: The King of Screamers?

At LegendaryTones we’ve always had a fascination with Tube Screamers and the variants simply because they work so well with so many guitar and amp configurations. Whether being used for boosting an amp into greater natural tube overdrive or as an overdrive in front of a clean amplifier, there’s many applications for this famous green box that carries such a lengthy pedigree and legend.

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SOLD OUT for 2020 – Stay tuned for a new model! Hot Mod V2 Now Available for Marshall Studio Series Heads!

We’re excited to announce that we have engineered the Hot Mod V2 to now work within two of the newest Marshall Studio Series amps: the Studio Classic, a portable replica of the JCM 800 2203, and the Studio Vintage, Marshall’s mini version of the famed 1959SLP non-master volume amp.

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