The Sanctorum Humbucker: Tonal Domination

Designed to provide shredders with articulation and power, the Sanctorum has quickly become a favorite amongst musicians from all types of genres. It is an extremely versatile pickup offering dynamics, a lush top end, punchy bottom end with a good mid-range boost. The pickup, or a variation of it, is used by a lot of […]

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Behind the Earth Pounding Riffs of Kent Stump and Wo Fat

We are excited to have caught up with Kent Stump, guitarist and mind behind the earth-pounding riffs of doom Wo Fat are known for. Kent, whether in the studio mixing, recording or on the road, is always very busy. So, we are very thankful for the time he took to share his thoughts on Wo […]

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Planet Tone Blues Heritage Humbucker Road Test by Julian Sas

The Blues Heritage humbucker by Planet Tone is a blues and rock players dream! The pickups are fueled by a passion for the blues and the tone that our heroes made famous! Giving tribute to greats like Albert King and Gary Moore, the Blues Heritage is a super warm, punchy, clear and dynamic pickup that […]

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“Terra Solus”: Mark Sayer and Sergeant Thunderhoof’s Third Dose of Psychedelic Tinged Heavy Grooves

Some of the best rock and fuzz is being laid down by incredible bands all over the globe. Sergeant Thunderhoof is at the fore front of this movement, leading out in this effort of moving fuzz forward as they eye the release of their third studio album, “Terra Solus”. As they are in the midst […]

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Planet Tone Pickups and Choosing the Right Capacitors and Potentiometers

We recently received a great question from a dedicated Australian customer who has purchased multiple sets of pickups from us, including humbucker and single coils sets. He stated, “Wiring makes a huge difference I’ve found. [I] went through a few things with my DG set, and now its not changing ever. What sort of things […]

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Music, Raw and Powerful, Through the Eyes of Darryl Shepard

Darryl Shepard is an influential force in the modern fuzz scene. His raw tone and creative song writing is both powerful and captivating. His solo instrumental work with Blackwolfgoat is ground breaking and because of its uniqueness, allows for much creativity, flexibility and is quite limitless. However, fans of fuzz and doom are really captivated […]

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Johnny Compton: The Last Man Standing

Johnny Compton is one of the biggest heroes of the West Virginian music scene and his sphere of influence beyond is without measure. If you ever have a chance to meet Johnny, after his playing knocks you down, his massive heart will pick you up. A great person to know, he has a way of […]

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New Planet Tone Products for Fall 2017

Planet Tone continues to grow at alarming rates and our product line will be no different. In 2017 we plan to introduce the following: Stacked Single Coils Rail Single Coils & Humbuckers Custom Shop Original ’51 Bridge for Tele® Elite Humbucker Line Stacked Single Coils We’ve been pushed by Frank Marino and many others to […]

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We Own Land Eyes Follow Up to Incredible Debut Release, “The Plan”

We Own Land are one of the most exciting up and coming punk & rock offerings in a long time. Guitarists Jonny Jones and Travis Ward, both on the Planet Tone artist roster, pack an aggressive one, two punch. We were able to catch up with Travis Ward as they hit the studio. Actively working […]

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Introducing the Defiance Humbucker by Planet Tone

A well balanced yet very powerful humbucker! Hand crafted to yield tonal perfection to the musician looking for power with a dynamic top end. Wound to yield the highest in tonal fidelity, the Defiance Humbucker is made with a tonal spectrum that is very rich in mid range for a very full, thick and meaty […]

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