EMPEROR cabs????

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by koala mishmash, May 22, 2007.


  1. koala mishmash

    koala mishmash

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    Anyone play out of these?? Or know anything about them? I know that they are a pretty new company but alot of good bands are using them.
  2. cheurl

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  3. Dragonlord

    Dragonlord Rocks Around The Glocks

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  4. cheurl

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    Oups :bag:


    sorry for my english :)
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  6. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Supporting Member

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    Pretty uninformative website, IMO.
  7. greenboy

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    Oh, goodie, another guitar cab maker who doesn't seem to realize that bass cabs really are a different thing altogether. Take me back to the early days of Fender Bassman cabs while you are at it.

    </sarc>
  8. bradjonesbass

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    Same thought I had.
  9. fishtx

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    I looked at Vader's website...it doesn't look like they have any bass players endorsing their stuff...or at least none listed...and all the guitar players are death metal dudes...

    Are these cabs one-trick pony's?
  10. greenboy

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    Yes. And it's a bad trick.
  11. nun lover

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    i saw a band recently called the young widows who's bassist & guitarist used 4 emperor cabs each.
  12. SnakeAnthony

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    Yeah, I love Young Widows. They're also endorsed by Russian Circles and These Arms Are Snakes, two really good groups in the Indie/Progressive/Experimental scene.

    I'd really love to try some of these cabs out. I bet the 6x12 sounds huge...:bassist:
  13. koala mishmash

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    does any one know the cost of these cabs? they aren't listed at all.

    PS. young widows and russian circles are amazing. I would love to hear these cabs up close
  14. koala mishmash

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  15. brandonsouba

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    Yeah my band uses emperor cabs. I have a 215 bass cab and my guitarist uses a 612 guitar cab.

    Here is a pic:
    http://www.emperorcabs.com/images/51076x12front.gif

    They are matching, which makes them look great on a stage.

    http://photos-d.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v103/123/102/220400126/n220400126_30517903_1914.jpg

    I had an ampeg 810 cab before my emperor 215 blew it away. I cant really explain the tone, its very raw and powerful. I crank the gain on my ampeg, and with the grabber's gritty tone it makes for a huge sound thats very unique. I get complimented all the time. because im that awesome. haha jk.

    as for the 612 guitar cab, Its also very awesome. I cant say much because i dont play guitar, but its loud.

    Just shoot the guys at emperor an email about pricing. They usually can work something good out.
  16. insomniac2295

    insomniac2295 Supporting Member

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    i know this is a dead thread but how much did you pay for the 215 cab?
  17. brandonsouba

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    a year and a half ago i paid 400 or 450. Cant remember. ****in sweet.
  18. SpankyPants

    SpankyPants That's Mr. SpankyPants to you.

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    +1 They all use Emperor cabs.
  19. insomniac2295

    insomniac2295 Supporting Member

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    ONLY THAT MUCH?!?! NOW I REALLY WANT ONE!
  20. SnakeAnthony

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    I was quoted $500 for a bass-oriented (Bass speakers, deeper than standard) 2x12 not long ago.
  21. SpankyPants

    SpankyPants That's Mr. SpankyPants to you.

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    That's not bad at all.

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