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Marshall Origin 50 + SG P90s +Sabbra Cadabra
I am having a challenge getting the S C to sound anywhere near Sabbath. What is it going to take ? Do I need a Laney? Learn more of Tony's licks? man.:squint:
It must be hidden somewhere inside, under a resistor.. What is suggested to dial in something near on the pedal - and amp settings?
I guess I will give it a try; nothing to loose at this point.
 

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I am having a challenge getting the S C to sound anywhere near Sabbath. What is it going to take ? Do I need a Laney? Learn more of Tony's licks? man.:squint:
It must be hidden somewhere inside, under a resistor.. What is suggested to dial in something near on the pedal - and amp settings?
I guess I will give it a try; nothing to loose at this point.
With the SC just put the SD1 in front of the amp and give the drive a little nudge to 9:00 an don’t forget to down tune to C# … with your SG an you got it.
 

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I am having a challenge getting the S C to sound anywhere near Sabbath. What is it going to take ? Do I need a Laney? Learn more of Tony's licks? man.:squint:
It must be hidden somewhere inside, under a resistor.. What is suggested to dial in something near on the pedal - and amp settings?
I guess I will give it a try; nothing to loose at this point.

I wanted to try the Origin on my Jubilee 2x12, which I haven't done before. The Sabbra Cadabra pedal is an instant Iommi pre-amp gain layer that will make your rig sound somewhat like his Laney series.... but not his choice cabinets. You don't hear those here because it's a Jubilee 2x12 with a Creamback in it and a V30. His cabinets are at least 50% of his tone. This is where IRs come in and a tube amp plus the right IR will sound much more like the real deal than your own cab. Furthermore I have heard this same IR with several different Iommi setups from the real amps and treble boosters and pedals attempting to get his tone through clean channels of other amps etc and the right IR makes them all sound extremely similar. So that goes to show the power of selecting the right cabinet and speaker micing up for tone.

The IR people want is this one. It is a Two Notes one though but I have heard nothing better than it. I saw Iommi live during The End tour and his rig sounds like this as do the albums also.

This explains why Laney released their new mini Superclub with onboard two notes IRs. It is obvious the want people to find this IR and use it lol....


That is Sabbath right there.

EDIT: I decided to do a recording to show you how it sounds.

 
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But no study of Iommi’s seminal early sound would be complete without making mention of his amp and effects setup, which is simple but pivotal to its menacing sonic presence. Simon Fraser-Clark of Laney talks us through the rig that changed the world...


“The original Laney LA100 BL amps Tony was using in 1967 were super-simple: very, very unsophisticated," he reveals. "Single channel, very little gain, with a quartet of EL34s in the power section. You had to dime it all the way across and get everything up to ‘10’.

He also used a rangemaster early on.
 

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Well, since were posting Black Sabbath covers now... I did one of those too. Here, I used a '61 Gibson ES-330 with an LPB-1 slaming the front end of a '73 Marshall 1987 into an early 70s Marshall greenback 30w loaded B cab - all knobs on 10! I played the lead with a '71 Gibson Les Paul Custom and a 60s Italian wah into the same amp.

 
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