About Metalhead

Over 25 years ago and 25 years ahead of its time In the Late 80th early 90th  Elan Memran (A Yamaha certified specialist) and his brother Remmie founded MetalHead Electronics in North Hollywood California.

In a little exotic shop in North Hollywood Elan and his brother Remmie use to modify Marshall and Fender tube Amps to many famous guitar players.

At Metalhead Electronics in North Hollywood California, this unique industrial metal guitar sound was developed by Elan Memran and was introduced to Heavy Metal guitar players always searching  for new and unique guitar soundm

Elan worked with top musicians and Bands- Tom Morello-Rage Against the Machine, Dino Cazares – Fearfactory,  Ian Crichton -Saga, Butch walker-Southgang,  Armored Saint, Ernie C- Body Count, Randy Piper – Wasp,  Tracii Gun-LA Guns, Kelle Rhoads Band, Bruce Hornsby and many other.

This unique Metalhead Electronics Industrial Metal guitar sound was introduced by Dino Cazares to the world in the late 80’s.

Over the years numerous Amp builders and manufacturers tried to recreate Elan special tone and sound modifications with limited success..

Elan MK5 is an all tubes guitar tube Preamp/pedal  that where based on the Elan ( Metalhead Electronics) famous modifications to Marshall and Fender and other Amps years ago.

The “Elan MK2″, “MK3″ and “MK4″ all-tube guitar Pre-amps and the German Ver. Axis Excalibur EP1 , Those all tube guitar pre-amps came loaded with KILLER tones and features.

Today, Elan modifications and sound vision is being appreciated and in high demand worldwide.

The secrete sound circuits are still kept and known only to Elan Memran and his brother Remmie.

Metalhead electronics special guitar sound is being recorded and heard on many albums. Top recording studios list those pre-amps in the list of recording equipment they own.

Metalhead Electronics History Videos at The 1989 LA Guitar Show and The NAMM Show


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  1. Good day,

    Glad you have opened a website for your superb sounding pre-amp and amps. Hopefully i’d be able to purchase them at the end of next year. Its a lot of money, though from what can be heard, its worth every penny.

    Good luck with your project and I really do hope it suceeds.


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