Summer NAMM 2015 – MARSHALL’S 2555X Silver Jubilee Reissue

This year Marshall Amplification is reissuing one of the most famous and sought after Marshalls in the company’s history and in hard rock music: the Silver Jubilee 2550, made popular by the one and only Slash, who used it in his time in Guns ‘n Roses. It was first introduced for Jim Marshall’s 5oth year as a musician and 25th year in business as Marshall Amps.

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It’s now being reissued as the 2555X, with a few minor modifications. I talked to most righteous dude Nick Bowcott (former guitarist of the legendary Grim Reaper and contributor to Guitar World magazine) about the amp:

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