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Frankfurt Fret Fest

Frankfurt Fret Fest

15th April 2011

Hayden pulled in the crowds at this year’s Frankfurt Musik Messe with visitors lining up around the block to see the amazing new HGT Series and MoFo amps, and performances from our friends BooBoo and the mighty Phil Hilborne. Click here to see some pictures from the show.

Hilborne goes Hayden

Hayden at Frankfurt

31 March 2011

Don't miss Hayden at this year's massive Frankfurt Music Messe which kicks off next Wednesday April 6th. You'll find us on Stand D80 in Hall 3 with the amazing new HGTA amps, ably demonstrated by the legendary Phil Hilborne plus guests. Phil will be happy to answer all your questions on Hayden amps, including the MoFos and Classic Series. See you at the show.

Hilborne goes Hayden

Hilborne goes Hayden

04 February 2011

A lifelong search for the amp of his dreams has led UK guitar hero Phil Hilborne to Hayden's door. Phil says he's proud to be working with the Hayden team, and we're certainly proud to be working with him. Look out for major new developments from this exciting collaboration, and check out Phil's MoFo sound files here.

The NAMM Report

20 January 2011

Our new MoFo and HGT heads and combos took the NAMM Show by storm, with demos from our guitar-supremo Phil Hilborne drawing big crowds. Click here to see our photo-diary of the show.

Win a Mini MoFo rig with NME

Win a Mini MoFo rig with NME

23 November 2010

NME and dolphin Music are running a great competition to win a Mini MoFo rig and Fender guitar, signed by Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil, plus 2 tickets for the band's Wembley show on December 4th. Click here for your chance to win.

James Brown goes Hayden

James Brown goes Hayden

13 July 2010

Hayden user James Brown (not that James Brown) from UK band Pulled Apart by Horses gets his teeth into a Hayden Speakeasy. You can see James and his new Hayden rig at summer festivals including Reading and Leeds, and at the iTunes festival. Find out more at

Toots and the Maytals

Toots and the Maytals

23 June 2010

Hayden had a great time with legendary reggae superstars Toots and the Maytals at their Glastonbury warm-up gig in Cambridge this week - here's guitarist Carl Harvey with his Speakeasy Head.

Libertines reform for Reading and Leeds

12 April 2010

The original Libertines line up is getting back together for the Reading and Leeds Festivals this year and we'll be right behind them in the form of Carl Barat's Hayden rig. It's gonna be special so don't miss it!

Hayden Rocks Frankfurt

31 March 2010

We're just back from the Frankfurt Messe where new Hayden Valve MoFos took the show by storm and Wojtek's band almost raised the roof. More news on the new amps coming soon. Meanwhile click here to see some pictures.

Hayden rocks the NAMM Show

22 January 2010

We're just back from LA where Hayden rocked the NAMM show with the MoFo and new Mini Mofo tube amp heads. Everyone who played them loved them! Click here to see some pictures from the show, or here to see some video.

Hayden at NAMM

11 January 2010

It's all happening on booth number 4778 in Hall C of the NAMM Show in sunny southern California this week, where Hayden will be launching the new Mini Mofo. More details coming here soon, but if you're lucky enough to be going to NAMM, be sure to stop by and see us.

Eagles of Death Metal

16 October 2009

Dave Catching and Jesse Hughes from Eagles of Death Metal take to the road with their new Hayden rigs this month. Dave is using the Hayden MoFo and 212 cab while Jesse is using his Hayden Speakeasy 212 combo with a 212 extension cab! Be sure to check out the guys on the European tour. for more info. (Photo Credit: Matthew Field).

Biffy play Hayden on Jools

08 October 2009

Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil debuted his new Hayden-equipped guitar rig on this week's 'Later With Jools', where the band played a storming version of 'The Captain', complete with horn section. Simon's rig includes a MoFo head with 412 cabinet, and a Speakeasy combo - watch the performance here. 

Biffy goes MoFo

01 October 2009

Biffy Clyro guitarist Simon Neil was blown away with our new MoFo 30W tube head when he stopped by Hayden Towers to check out the new gear. His new touring rig now consists of a MoFo with a Hayden 4x12, and a Hayden Speakeasy combo. Check it out when the boys play on Jools Holland's show next week.

Another year, another V

13 August 2009

We'll be backstage at this year's V Festival as usual so if you're playing or visiting, don't forget to check us out.

Guitarfest 2009

10 July 2009

Don't miss us this weekend at the largest independent music retail show in the UK encompassing The National Rock and Pop Festival, Guitarfest 2009, Drumfest 2009 and Stick It To MS - all under one roof over one amazing weekend at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th of July 2009.

Download 2009

17 June 2009

We had a great weekend in the warm up tent backstage at the Download festival this weekend. The Guitarist review of the Classic Lead 80 has obviously created a stir with loads of rock and metal guitarists stopping by to check out Hayden amps. Click here to see some pix.

JP Reid finds his sound

2 June 2009

Sucioperro/Marmaduke Duke guitarist JP Reid is loving his new Hayden rig. "For years I have searched for a backbone to my live sound and I finally found it in the Hayden cabs and heads," reports JP. "Since I started gigging with them I have had countless guitarists come up and ask me what I use. They are supremely powerful and reliable."

Hayden has a Twitter

24 April 2009

Now you can follow Hayden and get all the news as it happens including loads of behind the scenes stuff.

The Frankfurt Photo-file

17 April 2009

Hayden amps were the talk of the recent Frankfurt Musikmesse. We set up a fully equipped workstation where Hayden's Dave Green hand-built amps from bare chassis to finished product - Click here for pictures.

See us at Frankfurt

27 March 2009

Don't miss us at Musikmesse where we'll be showing loads of great gear on Stand F50 in Hall 4.0.

The show starts on Wednesday April 1st - see you there!

Guitarist magazine falls for the Classic Lead 80

18 March 2009

"...loud, fat as hell and with a wicked, instantly lovable rock distortion tone."
"...five stars for sound."
"...why the hell doesn't Marshall make this amp?"

Click here to read the full Classic Lead 80 review in Guitarist Magazine.

The Marmaduke Duke and Hayden go on tour

2 March 2009

Simon Neil and JP Reid will be taking to the road this February as The Marmaduke Duke who will be coming to a town near you! JP took delivery of his new Hayden Classic Lead 80 and 412 cab and cant wait to get it out on the road. The band who are a side project for both Jp whose band Sucioperro have been busy along with Simons band Biffy Clyro who have also had a mental year and are set for another one in 09! So if you haven't heard it already go and check out 'Kid Gloves' (out on 02/03/09!! video already on iTunes). and