1. T

    Pimp My Guitar: Let's see your mods

    I have large hands and I need space for playing on my guitars. That's why I made these mods: Stratocaster: Knobs/switch height Telecaster: Switch position and bridge, replaced pickguard PRS: Volume knob position, humbucker covers Les Paul: Greeny Mod for neck pickup, removed pickguard...
  2. Stel Andre

    80s Synthwave Guitar Solo by Stel Andre

    I just love 80s style Synthwave with epic guitar or sax solos. So here's a nice solo I played earlied with my Axe-Fx 3 and my colorshift Kiesel Aries. Enjoy!
  3. Stel Andre

    Emotional Rock Soloing - AxeFx 3 + Kiesel Aries

    Hey everyone! Here's a melodic rock solo I recorded earlier. Axe Fx 3 combined with my Kiesel, they just sound dope! Hope you also like it :)
  4. S

    Clean AND Drive tones for guitar

    I'm trying to set up a preset that emulates my real pedal board which includes drive and modulation pedals but otherwise produces a clean guitar sound when plugged into an amp and none of those drives are activated. Anyone have any recommendations for amps and cabs in the AX8 that have a clean...
  5. Stel Andre

    My new Kiesel Delos Jam!

    Hey everyone! Hope you are all well! Got a new guitar from Kiesel, this amazing Kiesel Delos. The tone, combined with my Axe-Fx 3 is just divine! Check it out and let me know what you think!
  6. Amparkmusic

    Mono M80 case with Floyd Rose guitars??

    Anyone using a Mono dual guitar case with a Floyd Rose guitar?? Curious as to how well your guitar stays in tune during transport. My most gigged axes are a Gibson Les Paul Classic and a Jackson Soloist with an OFR. I’d love to cut down on cases, but don’t want to risk having to balance the...
  7. Stel Andre

    Emotional Melodic Guitar Solo 6 by Stel Andre

    Hey all! I'm back with another video of my viral series "Emotional Melodic Guitar Solo"! This is my 6th installation and I really hope you guys like it. Key ingredient again this time, Melody. What else! Loads of it. Check it out :)
  8. Stel Andre

    Melodic Blues Solo in Em

    Hey all! Recorded a melodic blues solo in Em last night and thought I should share it with ya. Few words about this one. Went slow and easy on it. Reason is that I am practicing a bit of my control lately. Mainly my pick dynamics, my guitar tone dynamic range and how to learn to use my volume...
  9. ConstantM

    My bands single is live: Ocean's Edge - Supernatural

    My band's single is released (album due early 2023) all guitars are axe FX 3 -deliverance d60 more and archon- with Leon Todd's Lt TV mix 7 ir (special thx to the man @2112 you rule). Enjoy and merry Xmas + happy new year to everyone! 🎄🎁🎅...
  10. Jon Kaneshiro

    Bought an Eart 335 and it doesn’t suck

    Bought this a few weeks ago to mess with. It’s actually built really well for an import guitar and has some nice spec choices: stainless steel frets and compound radius. Only $400 too. Worth a try and a great platform for modding.
  11. murdocman12

    Carvin VLD1 and AX8

    Hi all, does anyone have the Carvin VLD1 drive and use it on the ax8 using the FXloop block and use it as the amp and cab sim? If so, how did you do it? Thanks
  12. P

    Wish Guitar Input Profiles

    this suggests a potentially interesting new feature: the ability to set up guitar input profiles customized for each guitar that would adjust impedance, volume boost/cut, maybe EQ, and possibly compression to get each guitar to a similar place to work well with stock presets. so I’d use my...
  13. Jj1986jj

    Some Clean and Dirty Tones using Amps & Pedals

    Amps AC30/Fender in Stereo 5153 Blue/AC20 in stereo Pedals Klon (based on settings shared here) FET boost Amps &Pedals(Fractal FM9)
  14. Jj1986jj

    FM9 Jam (Guitar and Bass presets included)

    Using Stereo amps 5153 blue and AC20. Just using the guitar to get clean and dirty tones. Guitar has Brandonwound 59's that are unpotted. Guitar is MIJ Stat wired vol,vol,tone. Bass tones are the SVT amp model. Preset downloads in YT video description.
  15. Jj1986jj

    FM9 My First Recording

    Clean tones Fender/AC30 while the Dirty tones were a 5153 blue/AC20 in stereo.
  16. M

    Logic Pro X - I/O Plugin

    All, For my project studio at home, I run Logic Pro X with Axe FX III as my main audio user interface for the sake of simplicity. I'm able to record guitars, synths, re-amp guitars, etc. with no problem. What I'd like to do is process previously recorded audio with outboard gear (for example...
  17. N

    Axe Fx 3 Volume / Tone

    I run my Axe Fx 3 through my Beyerdynamic DT 1990 Pro's primarily. I also have HS8's when possible. Guitar is Schecter Hellraiser. Facing a few issues: Volume is low on both studio headphones and speakers Metal presets sound good on studio monitors but are unusable with studio headphones...
  18. The Raven

    I upgraded my new LTD EC-1000 BB (with sound examples)

    What's up again everybody! I made another video discussing the upgrades I did to my EC-1000 that I posted about a few months ago now. If you want to jump straight to the sounds, you can skip to 3:50. The short version: I installed some Gotoh locking tuners, the EMG 57/66 TW set, and a side...
  19. The Raven

    Schecter USA Nick Johnston SSS Demo/Review

    Greetings again everyone, I made another demo video a bit ago on my Schecter Nick Johnston USA (one of the earlier ones) but then immediately had some car troubles so I forgot to share it here. This is a really cool guitar and is/was one of the first modern Strat-style guitars I enjoyed, even...
  20. iaresee

    WTB A expensive guitar

    Looking for a really nice guitar. Not really particular about brand, it just has to look....really nice. And sound fantastic. And play like butter. It's a gift to myself for just getting through another day, ya know? Some ideas of what I'm looking for: Whatcha got for me? Hit me up with...
  21. M.M.

    My new guitar (I built)

    Some time ago I asked here for some colour suggestions for a guitar I was building for myself as part of an apprenticeship with a friend. Here it is completed! The first variation of the Eos model, by Rui Silva Guitars (the idea is to have different configurations on the same shape with this...
  22. The Raven

    NGD: LTD EC-1000 BB Demo/Review (2021 Model)

    While technically I've had the guitar for a week or so, I just finished my demo/review so I figured I'd share it with you all. The tune this time is more for the heavy crowd, even though that's not been the main thing I've been trying to write these days. It's a pretty solid guitar with a cool...
  23. Conley Shepherd

    Bass and guitar on the axe for band set?

    My bass player and I are looking into using the Axe for live sets. I have 4 main patches I use with the bass patch the same in each preset. On occasion, I change presets which gets a cut in the bass audio and my guitar. I time my changes so that my sound does not get altered. The bass does not...
  24. M.M.

    Guitar finish suggestions

    I'm building a custom guitar as part of an apprenticeship, and I'm coming to the phase where I need to decide on a finish for the body (neck will be natural wood). We're leaning towards something metallic, or metallic but a bit translucent with the wood texture coming through, tell me your...
  25. R

    LF Cool baritone or multiscale (6 string) - advice ?

    Hi guys, i already have Solar 6 poplar burl baritone and i love it, but i want 1 more baritone which would as cool as the solar and doesnt matter how much it would cost ! currently im looking at Balaguer - thinking of ordering a custom 27" baritone to use for Drop A, 6 string.... but i dont...
  26. Andrea Maccianti

    Doug Aldrich - Killing The Dragon Guitar Solo Cover

    Here I used my Marshall JCM 800 Mod. Hope you enjoy friends! 🤘🎸
  27. ApocalypticKatana

    Recreating Guitar FX

    How would I recreate this guitar tone shift from his original tone? From 6:13 onwards ?
  28. ApocalypticKatana

    Help getting this guitar tone

    From 0:10 - 0:27 What amp and cab from the sound do you think the player is using judging from the tone?
  29. Dwelltone


    A little Sunday afternoon noodle and chill. Yamaha BB734 P/J bass with flat wounds and a Suhr strat with v60lp pickups.
  30. E

    WTB Abasi concepts Spartan 6

    Hi, I’m looking for an Abasi Concepts Spartan 6 guitar, white (tundra) or black. I’m near Montreal, Canada. Feel free to contact me via this thread or private message :) References: etiennemontreal on eBay Canada.
  31. Devan

    Moontower - Rerun

    Hey guys! Hope all is well with y’all. Been using the Axe FX III extensively in the studio for processing guitars, bass, and synths, and wanted to share “Rerun,” which we used the Axe all over (Hofner bass in the verse, Fender Mustang & Godin Session in the choruses, DSI Prophet ‘08 in the...
  32. V

    Lead Patch for Bad Horsie / Steve Vai

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the Forum, so hoping I'm posting this in the right place :) Using AX8 at the moment, but will eventually upgrade to the AXE-FX III. Looking to see if anyone has or can suggest a Lead Guitar patch for Bad Horsie / Steve Vai (and Rhythm if there is one)? I'm a guitar player...
  33. T

    Kiesel Guitars’ Solo Contest 2019

    I thought here would’ve a good place to share my entry. If you wanna participate, you can do so by following the instructions on the Kiesel Guitars Solo Contest 2019 Facebook page. Hope you enjoy it
  34. Igor Paspalj

    Full Metal "JackAss"

    Hi everyone! Here's a little tune I came up with today while watching "Full Metal Jacket" for the xxx time :) My Ibanez Premium "Custom" and Axe Fx 2 straight into Logic X pro. Hope You gonna like it :) Cheers!
  35. Andrea Maccianti

    Two notes in the new studio

    After almost 2 months off, these are the first notes I managed to make today 🙏 More than anything else it was an outlet, sorry ... Here I used my Doug Aldrich preset for Fractal Audio AxeFx2.
  36. Andrea Maccianti

    Reb Beach

    Some Reb Beach stuff. All guitars was recorded with AxeFx2 Backing Track created by me. Hope you enjoy!
  37. Rob Suelfllohn

    GREAT classic PAF tone !

    I'm really loving the GREAT classic PAF tone I am getting from this preset put together for me by Simeon- Axe Master
  38. Rob Suelfllohn

    Great PAF TONE on this one !!

    Really loving the PAF classic tone I am getting with this preset put together for me by Simeon- Axe Master.
  39. Marciel Marcasso

    "Red Barchetta" - Rush - Guitar and Bass with Axe-Fx III

    I tried to do my best with guitar sound of "Red Barchetta" of Rush.. I saw some tips here in the forum that helped me a lot. but when I finished, I was very curious to know what the Bass sound would look like in the AXE III. I confess that I'm not a good bass player. but I tried hard.. And yes...
  40. Marciel Marcasso

    Two Guitars and one bass at the same time in AXEIII

    hi I tried to make a simple example using the AXEIII with three instruments at the same time. I used a factory preset from solo Synth ( 246 funky synth) and added ampeg svt for the bass guitar and the Bandmaster for rhythm guitar. All instruments with yours inputs and outputs. Some reverb...
  41. camilovelandiamusic

    Touring preset breakdown

    hey guys! Here’s a breakdown of my preset on the Julio Iglesias tour.
  42. Andrea Maccianti

    Suhr PT100 Preset

  43. Volvagia

    Need help getting a good bass tone

    I need help getting a good bass tone for modern metal like periphery. Can anyone suggest some good presets, IRs, settings to help me out? Much appreciated :)
  44. Andrea Maccianti

    PARK 75 In The Mix NO Post-Production

  45. Igor Paspalj

    Original Tune - "Stuck in a Loop"

    Hi everybody! Here's one original little tune I came up with last night during my Insomnia episodes. No distortion this time! And hopefully, it's gonna turn in proper full length instrumental one day :) Axe Fx 2 and Guthrie Govan Charvel straight into Logic.
  46. Igor Paspalj

    Paganini - 24th Caprice

    Hi guys, Here's my version of Paganini's 24th Caprice. I mixed my own variations with some of the original violin ones. Axe Fx 2 and YJM Fender Stratocaster into Logic - Lot of fun!
  47. J

    FSOT Epiphone Les Paul Ultra-II Transparent Black Quilt Top w/ SKB Hard Flight Case (USA, Michigan)

    For sale is a gorgeous Epiphone Les Paul. This is the Ultra-II model, which means it has a quilted maple top, chambered body, belly cut, cream binding on the body and neck, stereo output jacks, and a piezoelectric pickup at the neck (which is powered with a 9V in the back panel and has controls...
  48. Andrea Maccianti

    FREE Joe Satriani Preset - “The Crush Of Love” - Volume Pedal Test

    Joe Satriani - The Crush Of Love
  49. J00McG00


    Hey all, back at it again with some more modern metal music! In terms of production, this song is similar to the last song except for a couple of things: This one has EQ and Compression on most of the tracks (Drums, Guitars, Bass, Vox, etc.) I've slowly learned how to apply this to make a mix a...
  50. Andrea Maccianti

    Steve Lukather 90's Tone Test

  51. Andrea Maccianti

    Alice In Chains - Man In The Box

  52. Andrea Maccianti

    Friedman JJ-100 Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains)

  53. syndrone

    Entirely self-produced quality instrumental guitar album here (all Axe-Fx II)! :)

    Hi people! I released an entirely self-produced instrumental album in March and I`m sure some people in here might have some fun listening to it. It got loads of melodies with shreddy moments, all wrapped up in a futuristic and post-apocalyptic sounding environment..... Pretty happy how it...
  54. guitarfreak365

    Going wireless worth the switch?

    I've been contemplating going wireless for a while now. First I wanted to hear from some people who have changed already to see if it was worth it to them. I play 2 times a week in an environment that it would be helpful. I'm specifically looking at the Shure GLXD14R but I'm open to suggestions...
  55. Andrea Maccianti

    Marshall JMP 2203 Aldrich Mod over Backing Track

  56. Andrea Maccianti

    80's Patch

  57. Igor Paspalj

    DT - Under The Glass Moon solo cover

    Hi Everyone! Here's my take on this super awesome solo! Using Fractal Audio Axe Fx 2, with "ML Sound Lab" factory cabs in stereo: (4x12 USA TRAD 57-121 left) (4x12 USA TRAD 906-421 right) BTW, entering ML Sound Lab competition as well, for a chance to win some awesome cab packs :) Guthrie...
  58. Andrea Maccianti

    ENGL Powerball 2

    Hey guys, new video today! #RichieFaulkner inspiration. Here I used my Engl Powerball II Patch. It has 8 Scenes. Available for AxeFx2 and AX8. (FW Q 9.04) I hope you enjoy! :) #axefx2 #fractalax8 #g66 #fractalaudio #guitar #electricguitar #hosnianprime #backingtrack
  59. Andrea Maccianti

    Bogner XTC Blue OD

  60. guitarfreak365

    Cab block Preamp defaults to none?

    Does this always default to none? How do you guys run yours? I'm not really finding much info on this. I'm using a Friedman Be VI with a 4x12 Fractal GB M160. Any advice on that one in particular?
  61. Igor Paspalj

    Jason Becker - Serrana Arpeggios

    Hi guys, Here's arpeggios section of Serrana tune from Jason Becker. Using my Axe Fx 2 and Charvel Guthrie Govan signature guitar direct to Logic X Pro. Hope you gonna like it :) Cheers!
  62. Andrea Maccianti

    Bogner XTC Red OD (FW Q 9.04)

  63. Andrea Maccianti

    Judas Priest "Breaking The Law" Cover

  64. Andrea Maccianti

    A.M. FREE PATCH For Axe-Fx2/AX8 (FW Q 9.03)

    I created this patch PVH 6160 Free Download. A basic patch, for Rock, Hard Rock and Heavy Metal. Obviously for my ears and for my hands. In any case it is here and is available free of charge. Subscribe to my channel because it could happen again. I hope you like it! :)
  65. Andrea Maccianti

    Jam with Bogner Shiva (FW Q 9.03)

    I found this nice Backing Track and I did a little improvisation with my Bogner Shiva Patch for Fractal AxeFx2 and Fractal Ax8. That's it :) I hope you enjoy!
  66. Andrea Maccianti

    AxeFx2 Into "Caught In Space"

    All the guitars have been recorded with the AxeFx2 what do you think? I hope you enjoy! :)
  67. Andrea Maccianti

    SOLDANO SLO 100 Patch (FW Q 9.03)

    New video, new patch :) Soldano SLO 100 Patch for Fractal Audio AxeFx2 and Fractal AX8. Has 6 Scenes. (FW Q 9.03) Scene 1 - Clean Scene 2 - Crunch Scene 3 - Lead 1 Scene 4 - Dirty Crunch Scene 5 - Lead 2 Scene 6 - Lead 2 + Wha I hope you enjoy! :)
  68. Andrea Maccianti

    Blackstar Patch (FW Q 9.03) Into the mix

  69. Andrea Maccianti

    "ANDY's METAL" Patch

    "ANDY's METAL" Patch Available for #axefx2 and #fractalax8 (FW Q 9.02) Has 4 Scenes. \m/
  70. Andrea Maccianti

    Iron Maiden - Stranger In A Strange Land (Guitar Solo)

    My humble tribute to the great Adrian Smith on Iron Maiden Stranger In A Strange Land from Somewhere In Time. I hope you enjoy! :) #uptheirons Here I used my Stranger In A Strange Land Patch I recorded Rhythm guitar on a single Stereo Track. So NO Double tracking. Same identical thing as for...
  71. rednebb

    Guitar Advent Calendar

    Like last year, I'm making a Guitar Advent Calendar for 2017, uploading a new video every day until christmas, playing 24 different christmas/advent/winter songs on 24 different guitars (or similar stringed instruments..), all recorded directly through my AX8. Here's a link to the playlist; a...
  72. Andrea Maccianti

    IRON MAIDEN "2 Minutes To Midnight" COVER

  73. Andrea Maccianti

    Dio "Holy Diver" Cover

    My humble tribute to the immense Ronnie James Dio. One of my favorite singers. In this video I used my #HolyDiver Patch. Unfortunately the quality of the base is not the best. I hope you enjoy and do not forget to ***SUBSCRIBE!!!***
  74. Andrea Maccianti

    9.02 // ATOMICA

  75. Andrea Maccianti

    (FW Q 9.01) Spawn Quick Rod

    Hey guys, here my first patch with the new Firmware. Splawn Quick Rod. The new Firmware Quantum 9.01 it's simply amazing.
  76. theflinch

    Video - Where's The Keys

    Hi Guys, Not much of a poster on here as you can see lol. Had my Axe FX 2 for about 4 years I suspect though. Anyway here is a little composition featuring the Fractal, a Tom Anderson & Suhr. Think it was Quantum 8ish. Thanks, Mike
  77. Andrea Maccianti


    For all John Sykes lovers. Here I used my John Sykes Patch. Hope you enjoy and Keep Rocking'!!! :D
  78. Andrea Maccianti


    Has 6 Scenes. Available also for AX8 I hope you enjoy! :)
  79. Andrea Maccianti

    PLEXI 100W JUMP Rock/Improv

    Rock/Improv with PLEXI 100W Jump.
  80. Andrea Maccianti


    Orange AD30HTC + Orange Dark Terror.
  81. Andrea Maccianti

    Marshall JTM 45 Patch

    Has 8 Scenes + one of my own Custom Cabs. THE PATCH IT'S AVAILABLE. Is also available for Ax8 already converted and ready to use. I hope you enjoy! :)
  82. Saurabh

    Pink Floyd - Terminal Frost (Guitar Cover)

    I was so much mesmerized by this exceptionally beautiful composition, that, back in the day, I formed and named a band, 'Terminal Frost'. Gives me goose bumps, each time I hear Mr. David Gilmour play such a fervent solo! Please feel free to comment, like, share and subscribe to my channel...
  83. Andrea Maccianti

    AxeFx2 JVM + Gibson Les Paul "Rock Fun Improv"

  84. Milco

    Thump of Doom

    Hey guys, here's a tough thumping riff I made for my E.P. Split coil really helps with the Fryette D60 as well as some multiband compression! Let me know what you think! How have you made a similar tone?
  85. Andrea Maccianti

    Vasco Rossi "Stupendo" (Stef Burns) Instrumental Version

  86. Igor Paspalj

    Here's one original instrumental for a change :)

    Hi Folks! Since I always share here some covers, here's, for a change, one of my original instrumental songs I wrote some 5 years ago, and just found some video shots for it, shooted also while ago, so I decided to compile quick video for it :) It's recorded with Axe Fx of course, so, hope You...
  87. Andrea Maccianti


    Hey guys! New amp/Sim today :) Patch based on Carol-Ann amp. I love this tone. I find it very versatile. Available also for AX8. I hope you enjoy! :)
  88. antcarrier

    Fretless Guitar Orchestral Prog

    Hi guys! I have just finished recording my latest tune, which is a hybrid of prog rock and classical music. Featuring fretless guitar and bass, a full orchestra, and a LinnStrument. All guitar & bass is axe fx, each using far field IRs I captured myself. It was certainly fun to make. I hope...
  89. Milco

    Glassy Clean by Milco

    Hey guys, made this clean tone with the tone match. It's such a useful tool! Let me know what you think.
  90. Andrea Maccianti

    Doug Aldrich Patch Inspiration

    Has 5 Scenes + one of my own Custom Cab included. Also available for AX8.
  91. Andrea Maccianti


  92. Andrea Maccianti

    ToTo Rosanna First Guitar Solo Lesson

    Hope that helps! Here I used my "A.M. ToTo Rosanna" Patch :)
  93. Milco

    Acoustic tone match in mix!

    Hey guys, been getting some nice feedback about my tone match on my previous post, so I decided to put it into a mix! Let me know what you think
  94. Milco

    Axe FX or Die!

    Hey guys, just finished writing and recording my EP. I made this video to show case all the great tones you can make with the Axe FX ll. Let me know what you think!
  95. Andrea Maccianti


    Available also for AX8 already converted and ready to use :) I hope you enjoy! :)
  96. Gamedojo

    80's Tokai Goldstar Sound Playing Little Wing w/ AxeFx 2 Q8.01

    Haven't played guitar in over a year. Found this Tokai local and really enjoyed how well it played. Hit record on my stream software and uploaded it. Hope you enjoy 80s Tokai Goldstar Sound U pickups Jumbo fret installed AxeFx 2 with quantum 8.01 firmware PATCH...
  97. Andrea Maccianti


    Here, my humble tribute to John Norum :) I hope you enjoy! :)
  98. Milco

    Acoustic/Electric (Tone Match)

    Hey guys, really proud of this one. No post processing and recorded in one take. I used a sample of a Taylor guitar with some parallel reverb and delay, and also a little pitch shift for a glassier tone! Let me know what you think.
  99. Andrea Maccianti


    Here my attempt :) Patch available also for AX8. Custom IR'S included.
  100. Andrea Maccianti


    Has 5 Scenes. Factory Cabs here. Quantum 8.01 Hope you enjoy! :)
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