Laney Amplification

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Laney Amplification is a British designer and manufacturer of guitar amplifiers, bass guitar amplifiers, cabinets, and public address systems. Laney Amplification do not sell directly to the public. They only deal with distributors and retailers. (ref:


Laney Amplification was founded in 1967 by Lyndon Laney in Birmingham, West Midlands, UK. The company is closely associated with Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath.[1]

Laney GH50L with 4x12 cabinet

Notable users[edit]

Notable users of Laney Amplification products include: Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath), Billy Hutchinson(Hutch) Adam Dutkiewicz & Joel Stroetzel (Killswitch Engage), Ken Susi & Buz McGrath (Unearth), Steve Rothery (Marillion), Ace Frehley (Kiss), Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits), Eli Mahone (Demise), Timo Tolkki (Stratovarius), Rich Ward (Stuck Mojo, Fozzy), Kiko Loureiro (Angra), Elizabeth Buckingham and Mikko Lindström (HIM). Other notable musicians, who formerly used Laney include John 5, Paul Gilbert, Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth, Storm Corrosion, Bloodbath, Steel, Katatonia),and Steve Vai (Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth, Whitesnake, G3) Peter Howard.


  1. ^ Guitar world presents the 100 greatest guitarists of all time! : from the pages of Guitar world magazine (1st ed.). Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard. 2002. ISBN 9780634046193.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)

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