Read the May 2016 issue online now!

Tube Head

Crimsontone Moro Review

September 11, 2013
A ferocious 15-watt head inspired by Orange, Marshall, and Sovtek amps.
Read More

Vox Unveils Night Train G2 Amps

September 6, 2013
The new Night Train G2 series includes the 15 Watt NT15H-G2 and 50 Watt NT50H-2G amplifier heads, plus the 15 Watt NT15C1-G2 - the first ever combo amp with the Night Train name.
Read More

Trash or Treasure: Hiwatt DR103

August 24, 2013
Gear guru Zachary Fjestad appraises a PG reader's iconic half-stack—the same type used by Pete Townshend and other legends.
Read More

Budda Amplification Bully Amplifier Head Shipping Now

August 15, 2013
Budda Amps shipping their newest 120-watt head: the Bully.
Read More

ToneVille Amplifiers Introduces Four New Custom Amps

August 15, 2013
ToneVille Amps unveil the Beale Street, Broadway, Rio Grande, and Sunset Strip custom amps.
Read More

Summer NAMM '13 - Little Walter Twin 50/22 and Tube Bass/Guitar/Steel-Guitar Head

August 9, 2013
Visit the Little Walter booth and learn about their newest tube amps, the Twin 50/22 and Tube Bass/Guitar/Steel-Guitar Head.
Read More

Summer NAMM '13 - Fargen Amplification Townhouse

August 1, 2013
Visit the Fargen Amplification booth and learns more about their newest amp, the Townhouse.
Read More

Dr. Z Antidote Amp Review

July 30, 2013
The Antidote is a 45-watt, two-voice head that delivers soaring KT66-driven tones reminiscent of everything from early JTM45s to ’70s JMPs.
Read More

Summer NAMM '13 - ValveTrain Amps Bennington Pro, M45, & Yorktown Demos

July 29, 2013
Hear a demo of ValveTrain's three newest amps - the Bennington Pro, M45, & Yorktown.
Read More

1983 100-watt Dumble Overdrive Special Demo

July 18, 2013
In this vintage amp test, Bryan Clark and Adam Fluhrer play a roomful of cool guitars through a rare 1983 100-watt Dumble Overdrive Special (serial #133).
Read More

Carol-Ann Announces the Tucana 3 Amp

July 11, 2013
A three-channel, hand-built 75-watt amp featuring BiasMon microcontroller based Bias Monitoring System and 5 Button Foot Controller
Read More

Musikmesse '13 - Gamble Guitars Rockfire Flat Top Standard & Cast Amplification Crunch Classic Demos

April 26, 2013
PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where he checks out the Gamble Guitars Rockfire Flat Top Standard and Cast Amplification Crunch Classic.
Read More

Musikmesse '13 - Albion Amps GS Series Demos

April 25, 2013
PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where he visits the Albion Amps booth for a demo of their new GS series amps.
Read More

Orange TH100 Amp Review

April 15, 2013
The dual-channel TH100 is a lesson in brutal simplicity that hearkens back to Orange’s golden era of no-nonsense designs with immense power.
Read More

Diezel D-Moll Amp Review

April 15, 2013
The Diezel D-Moll is a 100-watt powerhouse that delivers crystal clean tones and smoldering overdrive from six ECC83 preamp tubes and a quartet of KT77 power tubes.
Read More

EVH 5150 III 50-Watt Amp Review

April 15, 2013
Fender has once again joined forces with Eddie Van Halen to expand the 5150III amp family. This time the result is a smaller 50-watt version of the master’s signature amp.
Read More

Engl Fireball 100 Amp Review

April 15, 2013
The Fireball 100 builds upon the simple, no-frills approach established by its 60-watt predecessor.
Read More

Marshall JVM410HJS Amp Review

April 15, 2013
Joe Satriani’s signature 100-watt JVM410HJS builds upon the jack-of-all-trades JVM410H, and is designed to deliver five decades’ worth of Marshall tones from a single head.
Read More

Randall Thrasher Amp Review

April 15, 2013
Randall’s all-tube Thrasher amp head is the company’s new flagship—the result of a recently forged partnership with boutique amp guru Mike Fortin.
Read More

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.
Read More