NAMM 2013: Schecter Amplification Announces the Debut of the Hellwin Series of Amps by Synyster Gates

Published 10 years ago on January 23, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

SchecterAmplification will premiere the new Synyster Gates Designed HellwinSeries of Amplifiers at Winter NAMM Room 210-D with a PressConference scheduled on January 25 at 5PM.

PRESS RELEASE - Schecter Amplificationcelebrates the announcement of the Hellwin series of amplifiers - acollaboration between Synyster Gates and SchecterAmplification.  The Hellwin USA 100 is the initial entry inthe Hellwin series, a line of products that Schecter Amplificationplans to bring to market with Synyster Gates over the comingyears.  "As soon as we started building amps, working withSynyster on his own designs seemed like a natural step after thenearly 10-year relationship we have shared," says Executive VicePresident Marc LaCorte. "After years of trying to get all of thetone, playability and versatility I wanted in an amp, I turned tomy friends at Schecter and legendary amp designer JamesBrown.  Together we have created Hellwin, a line of ampsengineered to sound and perform at the highest level whether you'reon the big stage or in your garage," remarked Gates.

The first amp in the Hellwin series is the Hellwin USA 100, acustom-designed, all-tube model.  Working in conjunction withrenowned amplifier guru, James Brown, the Avenged Sevenfoldguitarist set out to design an amp that not only captured hisunique tone, but also would prove to be an important asset toplayers of all styles in their studio and live work.  Themuch-heralded guitarist worked every step of the way with Brown tocreate this truly remarkable amp. The entire Schecter Amplificationteam worked tirelessly, including company President MichaelCiravolo who states, "the Hellwin USA 100 design is the perfectstart to our new Schecter Amplification division…. and observingSyn being there every step of the design process was key to thecreation of this authentic line of amps".

About the Hellwin USA 100 Amplifier:
• Made in U.S.A.
• A collaboration between Synyster Gates and SchecterAmplification
• Co-created with renowned amp designer James Brown, the Hellwinhas rich bloodlines and is destined to be a rock classic.
• 100 watt / All Tube Design (MIDI Switchable)
• Three Channels w/ Independent EQ and Gain Boost
• Front Panel Custom Noise Gate
• Innovative Active/Passive inputs
• 4 position 'Focus' Control

The Hellwin's classic design stands out and matching4x12 Speaker Cabinets are also available: 
• Four Celestion Vintage-30 Speakers 16ohm
• Baltic Birch Solid Construction
• Mono or Stereo
• Angle and Straight design

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