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Reviews: Amps

Peavey Headliner Head and 410 Cab Review

May 11, 2012
The 600-watt Headliner head and Headliner 410 cab represent a modern take on the qualities that have made Peavey products so enduring—robust power, reliability, and impressive construction.
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Jackson Ampworks Newcastle Amp Review

May 11, 2012
This amp has amazing synergy with whatever you plug in to it, giving your fingers and axe power to take you from muted, complex jazz tones to perfect ’70s crunch and everything in between.
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3rd Power Amplification Dream Solo Model 4 Amp Review

May 9, 2012
Video Added! The ''68 Plexi half of the company''s popular British Dream model goes out on its own with some brand new tweaks and features.
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Laney Ironheart IRT120H Amp Review

April 6, 2012
The Ironheart is a 120-watt beast of an amp that’s dedicated to pushing the heavy overdrive envelope.
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EBS Reidmar 250 Bass Head and Classicline 110 & 112 Cab Review

April 6, 2012
The Reidmar 250—sets its sights on bassists who need a portable, gig-friendly rig.
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Fargen Retro Classic Amp Review

April 6, 2012
A handwired, 25-watt powerhouse that enables you to explore the tones of two classic Marshall circuits
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Philosophy Amplification Bass Amplifier Review

April 3, 2012
The first offering from these newcomers offers modern, hi-fi tone with a stunningly unique look.
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VHT Special 12/20 RT Amp Review

March 26, 2012
This little beast offers much more tweakability than the vintage Fenders it’s based on.
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Dr. Z Maz 8 Studio Amp Review

March 9, 2012
While some companies have been around longer, Dr. Z is arguably one of the kingpins of boutique amplification. The Cleveland, Ohio, amp builder has some seriously heavyweight customers, including
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PRS SE 30 Amp Review

March 9, 2012
It’s hard to separate the name Paul Reed Smith from the image and sound of his guitars. Whether it’s dreams of a deephued 10-Top or Carlos Santana squeezing the
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Fender Machete Amp Review

March 7, 2012
For players used to really big sounds, compact high-gain tube combo amps sometimes seem to demand too many tradeoffs to make the convenience and portability worth it. If you’re
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Dean Markley CD60 Amp Review

February 10, 2012
In the music industry, a great sound isn’t always the ticket to surefire stardom. Many artists toil and flirt with success, only to get just a tantalizing taste of
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Phil Jones Bass D-600 Head and Neo-Power 8B Cab Review

February 10, 2012
Check out Phil Jones’ website and you’ll see Jones is both an innovator and a knowledgeable bass player. His designs and approach to delivering sound have not only caught
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Grammatico Kingsville Amp Review

February 10, 2012
Leo’s great tweed Bassman circuit (known far and wide by amp nerds as the 5F6A) was such a success it has inspired imitators and homages ever since.
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Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 5 Amp Review

February 9, 2012
For studio cats that love high gain tones, the Tubemeister 5 is a killer choice.
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