Tube Combo

Power Trip: A Guide to Power Tubes and Their Signature Sounds

July 2, 2015
Whether you’re shopping for a new amp or trying to coax different tones from one you’ve got, this comprehensive look at power tubes and their sonic traits is essential reading.
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Axes & Artifacts: 1968 Gibson Trini Lopez & 1962 Ampeg Reverberocket

July 1, 2015
In the debut episode of our new video series, Gruhn Guitars' Greg Voros gives us the lowdown on an ultra-rare guitar and amp, while John Bohlinger demos their luscious tones as only he can.
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Fender Hot Rod DeVille Michael Landau 212 Review

June 22, 2015
A supremely versatile two-channel pedal platform.
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Ask Amp Man: Beefing Up a Vintage Fender Vibrolux Reverb

May 27, 2015
Can you turn a vintage Fender Vibrolux Reverb into a mini Super Reverb?
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Dr. Z Unveils the Z-LUX

May 11, 2015
The company's latest box-of-rock delivers that big, warm vintage tone of a handwired, tube amp.
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Benson Amps Introduces the Monarch Combo

May 4, 2015
A 15-watt combo full of British- and American-inspired tones.
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Musikmesse '15 - Vox AC10C1 Demo

May 3, 2015
The influential British amp company unleashes a small-but-mighty 1x10 combo that has a Celestion speaker, reverb, and will street for under $500.
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Fryette Aether Review

May 1, 2015
Not quite head and cab, not quite combo, this bizarrely configured amp’s active EQ and engulfing reverb deliver uncommonly delectable tones.
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Ask Amp Man: Restoring a 1979 Fender Twin Reverb

April 19, 2015
A modded monster regains its former “glory.”
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Andrews Amplification Expands Spectraverb Series

April 17, 2015
The award-winning line is now available in several new configurations.
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Orange Releases the Bax Bangeetar Guitar Pre-EQ and Rockerverb MKIII Amps

April 15, 2015
The company's first foray into the pedal market since the 1970s.
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Vox Introduces the AC10C1

April 8, 2015
A 10-watt combo with reverb, a pair of EL84 tubes, and a Celestion VX10 speaker.
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Zeppelin Design Labs Releases The Percolator Combo

April 7, 2015
The combo will be also be available as a kit.
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Supro Saturn Reverb Review

March 23, 2015
The smallest of the new-school Supros isn’t based on a vintage model, but it nails that punky, budget-box attitude.
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Ask Amp Man: Tweaking a Fender Champ II

February 22, 2015
The rare Fender Champ II—and some ways to improve it.
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NAMM '15 - Two-Rock Amplification Akoya Demo

February 17, 2015
Amp master Bill Krinard shows off his latest combo—a 4x10 monster with onboard reverb and tremolo.
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NAMM '15 - Tone King Imperial MK II & Fano Guitars ML6 Demos

February 12, 2015
See and hear Mark Bartel's reimagined combo that launched his company 20 years ago. Plus, get a taste of Dennis Fano's SG-meets-Telecaster solidbody.
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NAMM '15 - Fryette Amplification Aether, Valvulator GP:DI, & Power Station Demos

February 6, 2015
See and hear the company's new combo—with preamp and power amps housed in separate chassis to reduce hum and noise—that is loaded with 6L6s and has reverb and tremolo.
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NAMM '15 - Oxygen Amplification Ozone 36 Watt Demo

February 6, 2015
See and hear a demo of these Canuck's first 36-watt combo that features KT66 tubes. (The head version can be loaded with EL34s.)
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NAMM '15 - Supro USA Royal Reverb, Tremo-Verb, and Ozark Demos

February 4, 2015
The mastermind behind Pigtronix relaunches the department-store brand with new amps and a revamped guitar line.
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