The mammoth rock 'n' roll celebration to pay tribute to Marshall Amps' 50th anniversary and the life of late mastermind Jim Marshall, has just gotten a little bigger. Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has been added to the mix, along with Free founding member Andy Fraser and Slayer guitar god Kerry King.
We reported earlier today that 88 year old Jim Marshall, originator of Marshall amps has died. Every heavy metal musician and fan are familiar with the famous Marshall amps, whether you’re plugging into it or watching it tremble at a concert, it’s no secret that Jim Marshall has made heavy metal that much louder over many decades.
Jim Marshall, the founder of Marshall Amplifcations, has died. He was 88-years-old.