Bad Cat: “The Sound of Modern Worship”

Is it just me or is everyone in the P&W world talking about Bad Cat amplifiers these days? These precision creations that have been a long time favorite for an endless list of top secular guitarists have slowly become the benchmark sound for worship music and can be heard on many recent recordings. Known for creating studio grade renditions of classic circuits and having the highest standards of construction, Bad Cat has become the amp of choice for guitarists from practically every major P&W band. Current artists include but are not limited to:

Nigel Hendroff (Hillsong Worship/United) Custom  Black Cat 30 with EF86 channel only and added mid sweep & level controls

Daniel Carson (Chris Tomlin Band) – Black Cat 40 w/o reverb, tonewheel only on EF86 channel

Matt Podesla (Chris Tomlin/ Matt Redman) – Custom with Black Cat 40 EF86 channel & Kool Cat 12AX7 channel

John Mark McMillan- Classic Deluxe 20R

James Duke (John Mark McMillan/ All the Bright Lights) – Signature Stella (EF86 channel of Black Cat 40)

Jeffrey Kunde (Jesus Culture/ Bethel) – Signature Luca (12AX7 channel of Black Cat 40 with selectable tonewheel)

Michael Gungor – Black Cat 40R

Lance Gatch (Elevation Worship) – Black Cat 40R

Mack Brock (Elevation Worship) – 10th Anniversary Hot Cat 30R

Phil Wickham – Black Cat 30

Jack Parker (David Crowder/ The Digital Age)

Mark Waldrop (David Crowder/ The Digital Age)

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