The Switchblade is groundbreaking. This amp makes everything so much easier. I knew how to program the amp within a few minutes, without the manual


Picture a concept album and one of the first bands to come to mind is Queensryche. The band turned up the definitive metal concept album with Operation: Mindcrime in 1989. Many other combos have since ventured to match this masterpiece, falling short with each attempt.  Guitarist Michael Wilton relies on two Switchblade heads in combination with CC 412 V30 cabinets to play it loud and proud.

Equipment Michael Wilton uses the following Hughes&Kettner equipment