Excessive volume was always an important aspect of rock'n'roll, even in the very beginning. But as the years passed and more rock musicians were starting to play bigger venues, the demand for louder amps continued to grow. By the early 1960s, this led to the idea of splitting an amp into two separate pieces of equipment, which allowed manufacturers to make bigger speakers and put more power into their amps. The speakers became known as the stack, the amp became known as the head, and the guitar amp stack was born.
If you like it loud, then you've definitely come to the right place. Whether you're getting ready to hit the biggest stage of your career, or an amateur enthusiast who just likes to make ears ring, you'll find an extensive range of guitar amp stacks in this section. In fact, all of the most well-known guitar amp brands are here, including Hughes & Kettner, Peavey, Crate, EVH and countless others.
For those who have huge aspirations of rock stardom, you'll blow the roof off any venue with the Line 6 Spider IV. Boasting the most advanced Line 6 amp modeling to date, turning the knob on this monster is like taking a tour through a museum of the most famous guitar tones in history. Providing over 300 presets that are handcrafted by 50 rock stars and bands, the Line 6 Spider IV will exceed the expectations of any shredder.
Of course, you can't talk about guitar amp stacks without mentioning Marshall. The iconic ""Marshall Stack"" is a term that stretches back to rock'n'roll's glory days, and the JVM410H and 1936 2x12 tube guitar half stack is a perfect example of Marshall's versatility. Offering more gain than any other Marshall to date, the JVM410H tube amp head has four channels ranging from crystal-clean to earth-shattering overdrive. Additionally, the 1936 2x12 Cabinet has 12'' Celestion G12T75 speakers that deliver 150-watts of power, and also provides both a mono and stereo option.
Just thinking about guitar amp stacks brings to mind images of rock's legendary past. From Pete Townshend windmills to Link Wray rumbles, the invention of the guitar amp stack was a significant turning point in rock history. And as long musicians have an urge to play with every knob on 10, it's pretty safe to say that the guitar amp stack will continue to play a large role in popular music.