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Gretsch Unveils Tom Petersson Signature Basses and Adds Limited-Edition Models

June 23, 2016
The Cheap Trick bassist has been playing his custom 12-String prototype live during the development process.
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Mike Lull TXB4 Review

June 5, 2016
This boutique 4-string puts powerful T-bird tones in an ergonomic single-cut format.
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Fender American Elite Precision Bass Review

May 24, 2016
A new incarnation of the revered Fender P that brings classic Precision tones and style along with some modern enhancements.
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Eastwood Surfcaster Review

April 5, 2016
A cult-classic bass from the early 1990s makes its return.
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Warwick Rockbass Adam Clayton Artist Line Review

March 17, 2016
Warwick brings a less-expensive version of their Adam Clayton Custom Shop signature model bass to the table.
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NAMM '16 - Nik Huber Guitars Rietbergen Bass

March 1, 2016
The German luthier tries his hand at a bass design taken off from his popular 6-string design.
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NAMM '16 - Willcox Stylus Upright Electric Bass Demo

February 21, 2016
The high-end guitar company makes a splash with their first standard upright electric bass model.
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NAMM '16 - Orange O Bass, 4 Stroke 500 Bass Amp, Two Stroke Boost & Amp Detonator ABY Box Demos

February 19, 2016
Adrian Emsley demos a new budget-friendly bass through the company's latest class-AB amp, which cranks out 500 watts of power.
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NAMM '16 - Sadowsky Guitars Single Cut Bass, Satin Series, SA200 Bass Amplifier, LS 13, & SS 13 Demos

February 7, 2016
The legendary luthier presents a few new handmade instruments and a new bass amp.
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Sire Marcus Miller V7 Review

January 26, 2016
Sire Guitars and Marcus Miller team up to produce an impressive J-style bass at a price that doesn’t quite seem real.
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NAMM '16 - Peavey 6505 Piranha, 6505 Powered Subwoofer, & Cirrus Bass Demos

January 23, 2016
Get introduced to the powerhouse micro amp and Hartley Peavey's latest 4-string.
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Jackson Releases New Signature Models

January 22, 2016
The latest models are from Gojira’s Christian Andreu, Act of Defiance’s Chris Broderick, Megadeth’s David Ellefson, and Periphery’s Misha Mansoor.
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NAMM '16 - Prestige Guitars Todd Kerns Signature Model & Prestige Troubadour Demos

January 22, 2016
Learn more about the Vancouver-based company's newest instruments.
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ESP Guitars Expands with New LTD Models

January 19, 2016
The series has expanded with over 80 new guitar and bass models.
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ESP Unveils Multi-Scale LTD B-1004SE and B-1005SE Basses

January 15, 2016
The basses use a special fret design to optimize string tension and ergonomics.
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Boulder Creek Unveils the Travel Bass

December 8, 2015
The Dual Port System lets you hear more of what you are playing while the increased soundboard area produces greater projection.
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La Bella Olinto PJ Review

November 23, 2015
A handcrafted P/J-style bass that nods to both past and present.
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Dean Zelinsky Guitars Mule Bass Review

October 19, 2015
A unique new take on the J-bass formula.
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Kiesel Guitars Announces Icon 2.0 Electric Basses

August 24, 2015
The basses will be available with new features and in 4-, 5-, and 6-string flavors.
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SNAMM '15 - Warwick Corvette $$ Double Buck Demo

July 30, 2015
The German brand shows off a double-humbucker 4-string.
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