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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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3rd Power Announces the Dual Citizen

July 2, 2015
A dual-channel amp that combines the tonal versatility of American and British tones.
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Trash or Treasure: Vox V125 Bass

June 21, 2015
A rare early-’80s bass amp model sometimes used by Paul McCartney.
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Harry Joyce Amplifiers Relaunch in the U.S.

June 3, 2015
The first three models will be available in 30-, 50-, and 100-watt versions.
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Orange Rockerverb 50 MKIII Review

May 18, 2015
Improved reverb and scalable power make an Orange stalwart more versatile than ever.
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Musikmesse '15 - Gurus Amps Tritone and 5015 Demos

May 15, 2015
Check out two new 6L6-powered heads that feature a three-way "sexytone" voicing control.
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Musikmesse '15 - Engl Artist Edition, RockMaster, and MetalMaster Demos

May 14, 2015
Check out three new amps from the German company—including one built with input from Ritchie Blackmore, Doug Aldrich, and others.
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Musikmesse '15 - Randall Amplifiers Thrasher 50 and EOD 88 Demos

May 13, 2015
The US Music brand unleashes two more devastatingly heavy heads.
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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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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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