Celestion Debuts New G12M-50 Hempback Speaker

Celestion's new G12M-50 Hempback speaker
(Image credit: Celestion)

The speaker specialists at Celestion have unveiled their latest creation, the G12M-50 Hempback.

A 50W design, the Hempback's name is inspired by its hemp cone – chosen for its unique tonal characteristics. It features a ceramic magnet that weighs in at 35oz and – according to Celestion – is ideal for mellowing out brighter-voiced amps.

Elsewhere, the Hempback packs a formidable low-end punch and a nice and balanced midrange, while still retaining smoothness and clarity on the higher end.

A price and release date for the Celestion G12M-50 Hempback speaker have yet to be announced.

For more info on the speaker, stop by celestion.com.

Jackson Maxwell
Associate Editor, GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.