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High Gain

ARTICLES

Orange Rockerverb 50 MKIII Review

May 18, 2015
Improved reverb and scalable power make an Orange stalwart more versatile than ever.
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PRS Archon Review

March 13, 2014
Paul Reed Smith enters the heavy rock amp arena with a 100-watt beast.
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PRS Introduces the Archon Amp

December 17, 2013
This dual-channel, high-gain amp is powered by four 6L6 tubes and six 12AX7 preamp tubes.
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MI Audio Unveils the Megalith Gamma Amp

December 2, 2013
MI Audio's new high-gain amp weighs in at 80 watts and runs off a pair of 6550s.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Engl Fireball 100 Amp Review

April 15, 2013
The Fireball 100 builds upon the simple, no-frills approach established by its 60-watt predecessor.
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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.
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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.
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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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Monsters of High Gain 2013

April 15, 2013
We''ve rounded up 7 fire-breathing, high-gain heads by Blackstar, Diezel, Engl, EVH, Marshall, Orange, and Randall.
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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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Alex Lifeson Introduces Signature Lerxst Omega Amplifier

March 1, 2013
After working with engineers at Mojotone, Alex Lifeson is putting his name on an exact replica of the custom amplifier used in his guitar rig.
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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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