Cornford RoadHouse 50 | Ace - Skunk Anansie Collection



In collaboration with Ace from UK alt-rock band Skunk Anansie, Vintage 'n' Rare Guitars are proud to offer for sale some of the iconic instruments used throughout his career. 

Formed in 1994, Skunk Anansie have become one of the biggest rock bands in Europe with over 6 million physical sales and over 25 million Spotify streams per year not to mention the numerous awards acquired along the way. Their blend of alternative rock, punk, and metal, with powerful vocals and socially conscious lyrics gained them significant attention from the outset with the release of their debut album "Paranoid & Sunburnt" in 1995 followed by "Stoosh" a year later. Skunk Anansie continued to evolve their sound with subsequent albums "Post Orgasmic Chill" (1999), "Wonderlustre" (2010), and "Anarchytecture" (2016), and throughout their career they have been praised for their dynamic live performances and outspoken stance on issues like politics, sexuality, and racism. Guitarist, songwriter and founder member Ace played a crucial role in shaping the band's distinctive sound - his heavy riffs, melodic hooks, and dynamic solos contributing to the band's energetic and impactful music. 

During their career Skunk Anansie have shared stages with with such bands as Metallica, Rammstein, Muse, U2, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Lenny Kravitz, Foo Fighters, Bon Jovi, David Bowie and the Sex Pistols. They continue to play sell out shows and release new music under their own independent label. This longevity and influence on the rock scene has cemented their status as one of the most iconic and enduring bands in British rock history. Coinciding with their 30th anniversary Ace has partnered with Vintage 'n' Rare Guitars to offer for sale some of the iconic instruments he used during his career. 

"This amps was used on LP recordings since its issue. Very light gigging, only a couple of tours and can be seen on certain tour pics, clips and interviews. A really fantastic sounding amp. One of the best I own!  Mainly a recording amp, hence it’s great condition. It even has the original tag on it!"

Known for their high-end amps such as the Hellcat, The MK50-II, and the Ritchie Kotzen amp used Cornford Amplification released the more obtainable Roadhouse series of amps as a 50 and 30 Watt head and 30W- 1x12 and 50W- 2x12 Combo. The Roadhouse 50 is powered by two EL34s and three 12AX7valves. A versatile single channel amp with with a gain, master volume and a standard three-band EQ. The versatility comes in the shape of a boost with its own gain control, send and return sockets for the Roadhouse’s series effects loop and an EQ section with plenty of useable range. 

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