Test Drive: Engl Retro Tube 50
Jun 4 2013 11:39AM
WHILE THE ÜBER-HIGH-GAIN FIREBALL, Powerball, Screamer, and Thunder models forged German amp maker Engl’s reputation for thumping high-gain excellence, the Retro Tube 50 promises to jump these bounds a bit by providing what Engl
Test Drive: Blackstar ID:260TVP
Apr 22 2013 12:40PM
NOW THAT DIGITAL MODELING HAS BECOME mainstream for many pro players—a significant number of whom have adopted high-end systems from Fractal and Kemper—the technology has definitely passed the sniff test for some serious tube
New Gear: May 2013
Apr 16 2013 1:07PM
PEAVEY ELECTRONICS SUPERMAN ROCKMASTER GUITAR Goodies Specially designed for DC Comics enthusiasts, serious collectors, and musicians of every skill level. Available summer 2013.
Orange Debuts Its "No Compromise" Crush Amps
Mar 29 2013 2:06PM
Orange Amplification is extending its best-selling Crush amps range with the launch of three new professional level products: the CR60C 60 Watt 1 x 12 Combo, CR120C 120 Watt 2 x 12 Combo and CR120H 120 Watt Head. Designed without
Classic Randall Ad, 1978
Mar 28 2013 5:57PM
Canned Heat was a heavy hitter when this ad for Randall amps ran in the January 1978 issue
Test Drive: Fuchs Casino Series Four Aces Combo and Full House-50 Head
Mar 21 2013 4:29PM
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOUR LIFEBLOOD amps are getting raves from major stars for their ability to cop that Big-D tone, but you just can’t bring them in at a price that appeals to the pockets of the greater mass of working players
Test Drive: Rivera Venus 5
Mar 12 2013 10:18AM
The notion of a “class -A amp” has been a powerful promotional tool ever since manufacturers first decided to make a virtue of it a couple decades ago, and we’ve had a virtual cult of players devoted to the breed ever since.
Test Drive: The Fender Machete
Mar 12 2013 9:56AM
My first thought on seeing the name “Machete” on this big new head was that its muscle-car looks promised revved-up tones.
Mar 5 2013 12:00AM
One of a series of amplifiers from Mahalo, the Katy66 name is a play on the KT66 tubes that are deployed in the output stage of its hand-wired circuit.
3RD Power Now Shipping New British Dream version featuring Orange Glow
Mar 26 2013 2:49PM
3RD POWER has announced that the 2013 British Dream amplifier is now shipping with a hot new feature called Orange Glow, an all-tube gain mode that increases the saturation of overdriven guitar tones. The new British Dream
Art's Boutique: Fargen JL-15 John Lennon Artist Series Amplifier
Mar 21 2013 3:45PM
CELEBRATING AN ARTIST OF JOHN LENNON’S STATUS WITH an amplifier is something that took me by surprise, but lo and behold Ben Fargen’s John Lennon Artist Series Amplifier ($4,999 retail), which is available in a limited edition
Whack Job: 1968 Teisco Checkmate 30
Mar 21 2013 3:36PM
A LOT OF PLAYERS DIG TEISCO GUITARS, but few may realize that the company also made amplifiers, and they actually made a lot of them. There are tube amps and solid-state amps in many configurations—perhaps all made to be a “point
Classic Ad: Vox 1967
Mar 13 2013 7:01PM
George and Paul graced the inside cover of GP's first issue
Classic Ad: Kustom 1972
Mar 12 2013 3:33PM
From the December 1971 issue of GP
Mar 12 2013 9:13AM
The 5E3 “narrow panel” Fender Deluxe is one of the most sought after vintage combos due to its proven performance as a blues/roots-rock amp par excellence.
Under Investigation: Billy Cobham's 'Spectrum'
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