Marshall Amp Creator Jim Marshall Dies At 88
April 6, 2012 at 5:56 AM (PT)
Condolences to the family and friends of JIM MARSHALL, known for creating MARSHALL AMPS, who died THURSDAY after suffering from cancer and several severe strokes. MARSHALL was 88.
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES noted, "Comments on TWITTER came from MOTLEY CRUE's NIKKI SIXX ('R.I.P. JIM MARSHALL. You were responsible for some of the greatest audio moments in music's history and 50% of all our hearing loss'), SLASH ('The news of JIM MARSHALL passing is deeply saddening. R & R will never be the same w/out him. But, his amps will live on FOREVER!') and MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON ('You made rock n roll what it is for so many of us.')"
Even FENDER GUITARS noted the loss, posting "RIP JIM MARSHALL. Such a huge loss for the music community."