Tone Details

Tone Name Met-Ride Light
Created with POD X3 Live
Author malhavok
James Hetfield Kirk Hammett
Ride the Lightning
Amp 1985 Cali Crunch
Comments Guitar World February 2008 I tried to really capture the low budget sound of their early recordings with the patch. At this time James Hetfield was still using a stompbox in front of his amp and I ve duplicated that signal chain here. I once read an interview where he said, Ride was the last time I used a stompbox in front of my amp and I will never do it again. I m not sure if he has lived up to that but it is a memorable quote. This preset is a dual tone setup but you will notice both amps are set up with only subtle differences. The idea was to capture the sound of a cranked stack where the top and bottom cabs were miked a bit different, or to capture that double tracked vibe where each track was miked a bit different. Pick your own interpretation but either way I think you can listen to my sound samples and agree it worked out for the better!
Date 6/15/08
Downloads 9277
POD X3 Live

Met-Ride Light


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