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Playing the Angles: Bob Mould

May 30, 2016
The ex-Hüsker Dü leader unleashes jagged stacks of Strats for his darkest, thickest-sounding album in decades and strikes a blow for the sanctity of the rock power trio.
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Rig Rundown: Uli Jon Roth

April 6, 2016
One of the pioneers of neo-classical metal demonstrates his exotic guitars through his ear-splitting setup.
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NAMM '16 - Blackstar Amplification Artist 15 and ID: Core 150 Demos

February 3, 2016
Get a taste of what the 6L6-powered, 1x12 combo and how the UK-brand juiced up their beloved practice line of amps for the stage.
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Blackstar Amps Unveils Tone:Link Bluetooth Audio Receiver

November 19, 2015
Tone:Link adds Bluetooth audio to any guitar amp with line-in.
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Quick Hit: Blackstar ID:Core BEAM Review

November 5, 2015
A svelte little practice combo with loads of onboard features for acoustic, electric, and bass guitars.
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Blackstar Amplification Announces Artist Series

November 2, 2015
There are two models available: the Artist 15, a 15-Watt, 1x12" combo and the Artist 30, a 30-Watt 2x12" combo.
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Swervedriver: Shoegazers Ride Again

April 14, 2015
After 17 years of studio silence, Adam Franklin and Jim Hartridge bring back the noise.
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NAMM '15 - Blackstar ID:Core BEAM Demo

January 30, 2015
Building on last year's success with the guitar-specific on-the-go amp, the UK brand offers a model designed for bassists and acoustic players.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2015 - Day 2

January 23, 2015
Check out the highlights from the second day of NAMM '15.
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Blackstar Announces the ID:Core BEAM

January 23, 2015
The Bluetooth functionality allows you to wirelessly stream music to the amplifier.
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Quick Hit: Blackstar FLY 3

December 5, 2014
A mean little practice amp that streets under $75 and includes an onboard delay.
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Blackstar Announces the Fly 3

November 3, 2014
The Fly 3 features portability, two channels, ISF (Infinite Shape Feature), and digital tape delay.
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NAMM '14 - Blackstar ID:Core Stereo 40 Demo

January 26, 2014
Watch a clip featuring Blackstar's brand new line of practice amps.
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Blackstar Releases HT Club 40 Vintage Pro and Launches ID:Core Series

January 23, 2014
The Limited Edition HT Club 40 is equipped with two ECC83 and two EL34 tubes and features two footswitchable channels
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Blackstar LT Dual and LT Boost Review

December 5, 2013
Two Blackstar pedals offer nuanced shades of “oomph.”
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Blackstar LT Drive, LT Dist, and LT Metal Reviews

December 3, 2013
Three new pedals from Blackstar offer powerful and dynamic distortion at bargain prices.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Blackstar LT Boost, LT Drive, LT Dist, LT Metal, LT Dual Demos

July 12, 2013
Hear demos of Blackstar's newest line of pedals -- the LT Boost, LT Drive, LT Dist, LT Metal, LT Dual.
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Blackstar Announces Compact LT Pedals

July 11, 2013
At Summer NAMM, Blackstar Amplification announced a new line of pedals.
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Musikmesse '13 - Blackstar Amplification HT Metal 100 Demo

April 24, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where PG's Shawn Hammond visits the Blackstar Amplification booth. In this segment, we get to hear a demo of the HT Metal 100 amp.
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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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