Shredding with the Alien now in AmpliTube Custom Shop
Surfing. Flying. Shredding. For over 30 years, the soaring melodies, amazing soundscapes and soulful technique created by Joe Satriani have inspired countless musicians and pushed the limits of rock guitar. From his very first solo EP to his work with supergroup Chickenfoot, Joe somehow keeps one foot in the blues and one in the stars.
Available in a convenient desktop app and plug-in for your DAW, AmpliTube Joe Satriani replicates 3 amps, 3 cabinets, and 5 stompbox effects, all carefully modeled and loaded with presets, all under the supervision of the man himself. Whether you're looking for his most iconic sounds or for inspiration on your own musical journey, AmpliTube Joe Satriani gives you unstoppable momentum.
Straight from Professor Satchafunkilus
IK worked meticulously with Joe to capture his go-to gear and favorite settings to get the secrets behind some of his most iconic sounds.
From Joe's signature Marshall amp to his personal stompboxes, this collection includes iconic gear from the '70s, 80's, '90s and beyond. Hear what a dream studio rig can do when in the hands of a master.
What's included in AmpliTube Joe Satriani
AmpliTube Joe Satriani features 11 brand new models including 3 amps, 3 cabinets and 5 stomps. With models based on Joe's signature Marshall JVM410HJS, a completely re-modeled Peavey 5150, a Scholz Rockman, plus a range of classic pedals from Fulltone, BOSS and more, it's a massive gear collection that's simply not of this earth.
- Satch VM
Based on the Marshall JVM410HJS, this versatile four-channel amp offers incredible tones possibilities. Customized to Joe's unique design, this amp offers three modes per channel, along with independent noise filters and re-biased presence & resonance controls.
Based on the Peavey 5150, this legendary amp was originally a signature model for Eddie Van Halen, but its iconic sound became soon the staple tone of many hard rock and heavy metal artists, including Joe Satriani himself.
- Boston 100
Based on the Tom Scholz Rockman X100, this early amp sim has long been used in the studio by Joe thanks to its unique take on late 70's rock sound as typified by Boston, with 4 different amp settings and Chorus and Echo effects.
- Satch Green
'69 Marshall cabinet with 4 x12 20 watt greenbacks Celestion speakers.
- Satch 60
Marshall 1960B cabinet with 4 x12 G12T-75 Celestion speakers.
- Boston Cab Sim
Based on the cabinet emulation section of the Rockman X100.
- Satch Wah
Based on the Vox Big Bad Wah, offering two inductor coils each with their own voicing, plus an extra gain drive and normal or 535-type sweep.
- Satch Distortion
Based on Joe's personal BOSS DS-1, an early '80's Japanese-made unit, this legendary distortion unit is one of the most recognizable pedals ever made.
- Satch Overdrive
Based on an early '80s Japanese-made BOSS OD-1, this overdrive pedal has long been a standard for '70s and '80s classic and hard rock.
- Tube Overdrive
Based on Joe's personal Chandler Tube Driver, this overdrive pedal offers generous distortion thanks to its onboard 12AX7 valve.
- Satch Octave
Modeled on the Ultimate Octave pedal from Fulltone, a versatile update of the famous Octavia fuzz with a "Fat / Bright" switch for two different distortion & octave characters.