December 2016

Tube Head

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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Musikmesse '15 - Bigtone Amplification Studio Lux & Studio Plex 22 Demos

May 1, 2015
See and hear two new tube heads from the Valencia-based company.
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MOD Kits DIY Releases the MOD102+

May 1, 2015
A classicAmerican circuit with a British-style output section.
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Musikmesse '15 - Orange Amps Rockerverb 100 MKIII & Orange Bax Bangeetar Guitar Pre EQ Demos

April 30, 2015
The legendary amp company revamps an old favorite and jumps back into the pedal game with a preamp stompbox.
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Musikmesse '15 - Joyo Mjolnir, Beale Street, and Ironman Series Pedals Demos

April 27, 2015
Check out a jam-packed clip that features two new amps and a whole new batch of stompboxes.
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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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Engl Rackhead 1060 Review

April 14, 2015
Two independent amps join forces in a rackmountable bundle of low-end goodness.
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Quick Hit: Zeppelin Design Labs Percolator

April 12, 2015
A 2-watt head that conjures a variety of rootsy tones via an unusual NOS tube
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Ask Amp Man: Taming a Hiwatt DR-201

April 6, 2015
When it comes to super-powerful tube amps, can you have too much of a good thing?
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DV Mark Maragold Review

March 25, 2015
Greg Howe’s signature DV Mark is a wildly adaptable two-channel, 40-watt head.
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Quick Hit: Demeter TGA-1-180D Mighty Minnie Review

March 6, 2015
Few—if any—100-watt heads pack this much power into such a convenient and portable format.
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Crushing Heads: High-Gain Amp Review Roundup

March 2, 2015
Four brutal amps from Mesa/Boogie, Friedman, Randall, and Engl go through the Premier Guitar roundup wringer.
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NAMM '15 - Bugera Amps T50 Infinium Demo

February 17, 2015
Get a taste of what this cage-style, 50-watt, EL34-powered beast has to offer.
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NAMM '15 - Friedman Jerry Cantrell Signature Amp, Phil X Signature Amp, & Custom Guitar Demos

February 13, 2015
The amp master creates three new rock boxes and unveils a new handmade collection of 6-strings.
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NAMM '15 - Jackson Guitars Misha Mansoor Bulb HT 6 and EVH 5150III 100S Demos

February 12, 2015
See and hear two new signature pieces of gear in action.
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NAMM '15 - Diamond Guitars & Amps 327SD Amp, Hailfire EX, Zoltan Bathory Signature Halcyon ZB

February 11, 2015
The Houston brand unveils a handful of new models and updates, plus show off their newest head—the company's first one with 5881 tubes—that was designed and built with Mike Soldano.
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