Heil Sound Introduces PR 31BW

Many manufacturers, to varying degrees, claim to rely on customer input for new product development. For Heil Sound this practice is standard operating procedure. Many of its most popular microphones originated from lead user ideas. One shining example of this is the hugely successful PR 35, which was built at the request of Joan Baez.…

A Pile of Heil at Mercy Lounge

(Nashville TN) The Mercy Lounge, located in Nashville’s historic Cannery building, has entered into a partnership with Heil Sound making Heil the microphone of choice for the club’s varied live events. The lounge was opened in 2004 and quickly became one of the premier venues in Nashville. The room is also used for record release…

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live Grabs Heil

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live: There’s A Party In My City is the first live U.S. touring show for the hit children’s program. The live-action U.S. stage production is inspired by the award-winning television series, with broad appeal among preschoolers, parents, teens and adults. DJ Lance Rock and everyone’s favorite cast of characters – Brobee, Foofa,…

Alice in Chains

Alice in Chains first album since 1995, “Black Gives Way to Blue,” debuted at Number Five, selling more than 126,000 copies in its first week. The reformed band-with new singer William DuVall replacing the late Layne Staley-also hit the promotional concert circuit in earnest with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, as well as multiple…

STP Adds Heil to Mixture

The Stone Temple Pilots have chosen Heil Sound microphones to be a large part of their summer tour inventory. The tour, which began July 1 in West Hollywood’s House of Blues, plays at casinos, festivals and sheds throughout the U.S. Singer Scott Weiland is using the Heil RC 35 wireless capsule with great success. Andy…

Frampton and Heil United Again

Thirty-five years ago, Bob Heil built one of his now famous talk boxes and gave it to Peter Frampton as a Christmas present. Peter had left Humble Pie and was embarking on what would become a stellar solo career. As history proved, that Talkbox played a huge role. “Frampton Comes Alive!” released in 1976, went…

Heil Wireless Capsule Now Shipping!

Heil Sound has introduced two new microphone capsules designed as screw-on replacements for popular handhelds. Think Hurst Shifter for that stock 1956 Chevy and you’d be close. The RC 35 uses the PR 35 1.5″ large diaphragm dynamic element that has been used by Jakob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Joan Baez and others while the RC…