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Rig Rundown: Kiss

August 13, 2014
Guitarist Tommy Thayer talks Les Pauls and philanthropy while Gene and Paul’s techs give us a peek behind the curtain and show us the gear behind the hottest band in the world.
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Hughes & Kettner Release GrandMeister 36 Remote Control App for Android

July 15, 2014
The free version will offers full remote control via a standard USB MIDI interface.
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Musikmesse '14 - Hughes and Kettner TubeMeister 18 Twelve and GrandMeister iOS App Demos

April 12, 2014
The German amp giants release and updated version of their award-winning combo with a 12" speaker and unveil an app for their newest amp line.
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GALLERY: Musikmesse 2014 - Amps

March 17, 2014
From low-watt heads to high-powered, fire-breathing monsters, here are some of the amps we caught at Musikmesse.
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NAMM '14 - Hughes & Kettner GrandMeister 36 Demo

February 20, 2014
H&K adds a 36-watt, EL84-powered head to the reputable 'Meister family.
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Hughes & Kettner Introduces The GrandMeister

September 14, 2013
The GrandMeister is available as a 36-watt head with an included power soak that allows 18-watt, 5-watt, 1-watt and silent modes.
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NAMM '13 - Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 36 Combo Demo

February 26, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Charles Saufley visits the Hughes & Kettner booth. In this segment, we get to learn about Hughes & Kettner's newest guitar amplifier -- the TubeMeister 36 Combo.
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Summer NAMM '12 - Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 36

July 13, 2012
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location in Nashville, TN, for the 2012 Summer NAMM Show where he visits the Hughes & Kettner booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear a demo of the TubeMeister 36.

For more Summer NAMM 2012 videos or to watch one of Premier Guitar's other 1700 other clips online, be sure to visit http://www.premierguitar.com/video
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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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NAMM '12 - Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 5 Demo & TubeMeister Combos

February 8, 2012
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2012 NAMM Show where he visits the Hughes & Kettner booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear a demo of their newest amp -- the TubeMeister 5.
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Hughes & Kettner Unveils the TubeMeister 5

November 18, 2011
The TubeMeister 5 brings Hughes & Kettner tone down to a bite-size package.
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Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 18 Amp Review

September 20, 2011
The EL84-powered TubeMeister 18 marks an interesting deviation from the company’s usual medium-to high-wattage fare.
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Video Review - Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 18

September 12, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner reviews the Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister 18 head in the October 2011 print issue. You can read the entire written review online, here --
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Musikmesse '11 - Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 18 Head Demo

April 20, 2011
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location at the 2011 Musikmesse show in Frankfurt, Germany, where he visits the Hughes & Kettner booth and gets to see and hear a demo of their newest guitar amplifier -- the Tubemeister 18.
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The Monsters of High Gain

November 16, 2010
We gathered 13 of the hottest high-gain amps on the market, brought in ace guitarists Misha Mansoor (Periphery) and Ty Dietzler (Thousand Foot Krutch), and let the cameras roll.
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Hughes & Kettner - How To Test an Amp

March 5, 2010
PG's On Location in St. Wendel, Germany, where they visit the Hughes & Kettner factory. In this video segment, we get to check out the countless tests, trials and evaluations each amp must go through before receiving the final approval. Here, Hughes & Kettner show us several ways they test the amp, the chassis, the sound quality, the tubs, general functions and the "tone" test.
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Hughes & Kettner - Inside the Factory

March 5, 2010
PG's On Location in St. Wendel, Germany, where they visit the Hughes & Kettner factory. In this segment, we get to check out how each amp is designed, constructed and eventually tested. In addition, we get to see how Hughes & Kettner tests their tubes before they are biased.

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Hughes & Kettner and HK Audio: Building Cabs

March 5, 2010
PG's On Location in St. Wendel, Germany, where they visit the Hughes & Kettner and HK Audio factories. In this segment, we get an up close and personal tour of the factories that builds both Hughes & Kettner cabs and HK Audio PAs and wedges. As shown through the video, both companies are diligent on quality, craftsmanship and making sure each product is ready to go with numerous trials and tests.
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Hughes & Kettner Statesman Dual EL84 Combo Review

February 16, 2009
The H&K Statesman packs a bigger punch than you might expect from its size, 20-watts and reasonable price.
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