December 2016

High Gain

Vintage Vault: 1967 Gibson EB-2 With 1967 Sunn 200s

February 15, 2011
Gibson''s second bass shared its its double-cutaway, semi-solid design with the ES-335 unveiled that same year.
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The Monsters of High Gain

November 16, 2010
We gathered 13 of the hottest high-gain amps on the market, brought in ace guitarists Misha Mansoor (Periphery) and Ty Dietzler (Thousand Foot Krutch), and let the cameras roll.
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Diezel Schmidt Amp Review

November 12, 2010
Blending vintage class-A British tones with modern feel in a heavy, rugged package
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East Amplification Studio2 Amp and 1x10 Cab Review

October 20, 2010
Versatility at manageable volumes
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Krank Nineteen80 Amp Review

September 27, 2010
The Nineeen80 captures the vibe of modded amps of the ''80s at a reasonable price
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Scarlett Amplifiers Screamer 70 Amp Review

September 21, 2010
The screamer is a high-gain head with great overdrive
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Rack Systems Brown Eye and Naked Amplifier Reviews

August 17, 2010
Dave Friedman''s two debut production amps are reviewed.
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Mesa/Boogie 2010 Multi-Watt Dual Rectifier Amp Review

August 13, 2010
Mesa/Boogie redesigned the Dual Rectifier this year with a new Multi-Watt feature and loads of other goodies.
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Mesa/Boogie Trans-Atlantic TA-15 Amp Review

July 20, 2010
Mesa''s entry into the lunchbox market delivers both British and American tones
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Wallace Abaddon Amp Review

July 7, 2010
Wallace''s Abaddon is a classic Marshall-flavored head that can be pushed into more modern territory
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Blackstar HT Club 40 Amp Review

April 22, 2010
The Blackstar HT Club 40 is a mid-sized, mid-priced combo that''s capable of an impressive number of rock tones
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Mesa/Boogie Mark V Amp Review

April 15, 2010
Mesa/Boogie''s latest takes feature-packed to a new level
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Sneak Peek: Mesa Boogie Mark V

March 17, 2009
A detailed look at Mesa Boogie''s new Mark V amp
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Engl E 650 Ritchie Blackmore Signature 100-watt Amp Review

December 16, 2008
Engl''s Ritchie Blackmore Signature combines gain with clarity at an reasonable price.
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