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Blackstar Blackfire 200 Amp Review

April 15, 2013
The Blackfire 200 is Gus G’s signature amplifier, and it unites the extra firepower from the guitarist’s signature HT-Blackfire overdrive pedal with Blackstar’s Series One 200 head.
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Electroplex Announces The Rocket 42

April 9, 2013
Electroplex Amplifiers unveiled the 6V6-powered Rocket 42 at the Guitar Pedal Expo LA 2013 in Van Nuys, CA.
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Colby Amps Announces dtb50 and dtb100 Amps

April 5, 2013
COLBY Amps, a new line of boutique guitar amplifiers created by accomplished guitarist, amplifier aficionado and industry veteran Mitch Colby and renowned guitarist Jim Weider (The Band), announces the launch of its product line.
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Fargen Amplification Unveils Micro Plex Amp

March 26, 2013
Fargen Amplification announced today it has expanded its line of tube guitar amplifiers with the introduction of the Micro Plex.
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3rd Power Announces Updated British Dream and Dream Solo Amps

March 5, 2013
3rd Power has announced new versions of their British Dream and Dream Solo amplifiers.
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NAMM '13 - Egnater Amplification Detroit 18 Demo & Detroit 40

February 26, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Rich Osweiler visits the Egnater Amplification booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear Egnater's newest guitar amp -- the Detroit 18.
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NAMM '13 - Engl Amps Retro Tube 50 Combo & Ironball Demos

February 21, 2013
Premier Guitar's Rich Osweiler is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show where he visits the Engl Amps booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear their two newest amps -- the Retro Tube 50 combo and the Ironball.
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Fuchs Releases Mantis Jr.

February 19, 2013
Available in both 50- and 100-watt versions, the Mantis Jr. is the latest addition to Fuchs'' Mantis line.
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1968 Marshall 50-Watt JMP and 4x12

February 4, 2013
It all started when a drum shop owner couldn’t get rid of three pesky guitarists. If it weren’t for those meddling kids and their gosh-darned guitars, Jim Marshall might
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Tweaking a Fender Super 60

December 10, 2012
I have a Fender Super 60 head without tubes and was wondering if there’s any way to modify it to get a JTM45 sound.
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Egnater Armageddon Amp Review

November 5, 2012
The pairing of Egnater''s Armageddon and AR-412 cab is a fantastic setup for the modern metal guitarist who wants extreme gain, total control, and exceptionally tight delivery.
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Analog Outfitters Sarge Amp Review

September 11, 2012
The Sarge amp is a 15-watt, EL84-powered circuit that uses vintage Hammond organ transformers and a Fender Deluxe-style tone stack.
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Hovercraft Dwarvenaut 20 and Andromeda KT88 Amplifier Review

August 29, 2012
The Dwarvenaut 20 and the Andromeda KT88 are built—or rebuilt—to achieve tones from the most hallowed names in stoner and doom rock.
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Champions of Chime: The EL84 Roundup

July 9, 2012
Three studio pros test nine EL84-powered amps in the 15-watt ballpark.
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Review Demo - Nocturne Blondshell

June 14, 2012
http://www.premierguitar.com PG's Shawn Hammond walks us through his most recent review of the Nocturne Blondeshell.



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Carvin VL300 Legacy 3 Amp Review

June 8, 2012
Steve Vai and Carvin''s latest collaboration.
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Nocturne Blondeshell Amp Review

June 8, 2012
Run by Tavo Vega out of his shop in Southern California, Nocturne Amplification is one of the few outfits today specializing in 6G6-B Bassman-based designs.
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1963 Fender Bass VI and 1966 Fender Bassman

June 8, 2012
Cream’s Jack Bruce and The Shadows’ Jet Harris were among those who explored the Bass VI’s soloing capability.
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Fender Super Bassman Pro Bass Amplifier Review

May 30, 2012
Big tube bass rigs will always be a part of the low-end landscape, even as advancements in digital and solid-state technology and performance requirements make smaller rigs more prevalent.
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Orange OR50H Reissue Amp Review

May 11, 2012
Based on the legendary Pics Only amp, the OR50H is one of the most versatile Oranges ever—an amp that delivers a wide range of sounds in addition to the muscle and headroom typically associated with the brand.
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