How to sound like AC/DC?
There are iconic guitar sounds of bands, artists, guitarists and songs.A certain guitar tone immediately comes to mind when you say AC/DC to a guitarist. Getting the guitar tone of AC/DC is not that easy to do with analog amps and pedals. It may require special amps, very specific processors, a decent budget and a deep know-how. However, this guide may enlighten you about the possible ways to get the AC/DC guitar sounds. Below, there are 5 presets from the mobile app Deplike, where you connect your guitar to your smartphones and get the sound of AC/DC immediately.
These guitar presets may inform you about the gear and their settings you need to sound like AC/DC.
AC/DC Preset #1
Using an Vintage Overdrive, a Ampeg SVT Bass and an Equalizer pedal is the best choice of the Deplike users and the most liked AC/DC preset in Deplike. Setting up the Vintage Overdrive, the Ampeg SVT Bass and the Equalizer pedal as it is shown below can give perfect results to find the AC/DC electric guitar sound. Search for the AC/DC presets inside Deplike app.
AC/DC Preset #2
The second most popular AC/DC preset inside Deplike, uses an Vintage Overdrive, a Marshall JCM800 and an Equalizer pedal. The knob settings for the Vintage Overdrive, the Marshall JCM800 and the Equalizer pedal are shown in the image below. The preset has these hashtags: AC/DC
AC/DC Preset #3
A Sustainer, a Marshall JTM45, a Reverb and an Equalizer pedal is a popular bass guitar preset of AC/DC. Setting up the knobs of the Sustainer, the Marshall JTM45, the Reverb and the Equalizer pedal as the way they are shown below, is another excellent way to get the bass guitar tone of AC/DC. This preset has the hashtags #acdc #angusyoung #70s rock.
AC/DC Preset #4
Another electric guitar preset which is perfect to play AC/DC songs has 6 processors in it: a Delay, a Marshall JCM800, a Chorus, an Equalizer, a Flanger and a Big Muff pedal. The image below shows the knob positions of the Delay, the Marshall JCM800, the Chorus, the Equalizer, the Flanger and the Big Muff pedal. This preset also offers the iconic AC/DC electric guitar sound with a similar feeling. Search for #acdc #vanhalen.
AC/DC Preset #5
The electric guitar vibe of AC/DC is alive in this Deplike preset too. Using the an Ibanez Tube Screamer 808 and a Fender Bassman amp, takes you to the AC/DC electric guitar planet with slight touches. Just tweak the knobs of the the Ibanez Tube Screamer 808 and the Fender Bassman amp as they are shown below and start rocking your electric guitar, playing the best AC/DC songs.