Diezel Amplification has some major news to announce at NAMM . . .the creation of Diezel USA. Coming to America will help make the legendary high tone monsters accessible to the America public. Diezel USA has decided to launch the branch due to, “increasing product demand and heightened consumer awareness.”
Diezel amps are played by legendary guitar players from Metallica’s James Hatfield, Tool’s Adam Jones, from Journey, the talented Neal Schon of Bon Jovi and Mike Mushok of Staind. The VH4, Herbert and Einstein models have been in demand and searched out by professionals and mental heads alike. However the virtual unavailability of Diezel amps has become material of superstars, which brings up the question, “What’s the story behind your Diezel,” to anyone who has one in possession. With the Diezel USA branch finally here, the question of where to find this particular answer is no longer a problem. As Diezel USA puts it, “ “They are available so you can create the sounds you hear in your head, and most of all, be inspired.”
Along with US distribution of Diezel, Diezel have also announced a new revamp of their speaker cabinets and adding two new amplifiers.
First amp up is the Schmidt Standard. The Schmidt Standard boasts Class A design, EL34 switchable to 6V6GTs, serial/parallel loop, 2 channels plus adjustable boost for channel 2, reverb, black tolex. Custom footswitch (channel 1/2, boost, reverb, loop) is included, and the amp will be available as a head or combo. Production will start this summer.
In addition to the Schmidt Standard, Diezel is also releasing a Custom Schmidt, which features the same specs as the Standard, plus black and white tolex, reconed Celestion V30 speakers, and a custom tolex 2×12 cab with a semi-open back.
According to Diezel, the Schmidt is suited to outshine at many tones. Diezel reps express the sounds as, “warm cleans with rich harmonic overtones that make clean playing a delight. Venture to the next channel and you are greeted with a very dynamic, musical gain. The clarity and warmth in the gain make it a very sweet and musical amp. Rolling off the guitar volume does everything you would hope it would do. It positively affects the tone and also provides variable sounds within the tonal spectrum without ever losing amp volume or amp dynamics. The Schmidt is very smooth and open while at the same time crisp and responsive.” Visit Diezel USA’s official website