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Friedman Amplification Unveils the BE-50 Deluxe

January 9, 2018
A three-channel head that features a handful of Friedman’s most requested mods.
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Rig Rundown: Animals as Leaders [2017]

December 20, 2017
Investigate how progressive rockers Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes weave emotive jams with 16 strings, both tube heads and digital amp modelers, and a stockpile of stomps.
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Gear Award 2017

Gear of the Year 2017

November 7, 2017
Another year, another dazzling parade of pedals, guitars, amps, modelers, and accessories that made our noggins spin.
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Tools for the Task: Pedalboards

September 8, 2017
Ten pedalboards primed to provide a happy home for your growing stompbox family.
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Friedman Fuzz Fiend Review

September 1, 2017
Tube power and excellent EQ add up to a very different fuzz flavor.
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Friedman Dirty Shirley Mini Review

July 28, 2017
A kid-sister amp with a grown-up voice.
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Friedman Unveils the ASC-12 Powered Monitor

June 19, 2017
A two-way, 500-watt powered monitor designed specifically for guitar amp modelers and profilers.
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Friedman Amplification Unveils Tour Pro Series Pedalboards

May 4, 2017
The pedalboards are designed with two tiers: a flat bottom section and an angled top section.
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Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher Channels Pain and Gain

April 28, 2017
With hearts plagued by sorrow, new amps that go to 11, and a new ESP Sparrowhawk signature model, the 6-string riff-master and his bandmates made the powerful—at times elegiac—new album, Emperor of Sand.
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Friedman Amplification Releases the Pink Taco Mini and Dirty Shirley Mini

April 10, 2017
Both mini combos weigh in at 20 watts and rock a pair of EL84 power tubes.
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Friedman Amplification Announces the Fuzz Fiend and Motor City Drive

April 4, 2017
Both pedals are powered by a 12AX7 preamp tube.
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Rig Rundown: Bon Jovi

March 1, 2017
We go over the semi-filling, arena-rocking loads of gear that John Shanks, Phil X, and Hugh McDonald brought on the road to support This House Is Not for Sale.
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Friedman Amplification Launches the Sir-Compre Pedal

October 18, 2016
Compression and gain in a single stompbox.
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Friedman Amplification Unveils the BE-OD

August 26, 2016
A new stompbox based on the legendary Friedman BE-100 amp.
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Amp Product Showcase

Amp Product Showcase 2016

July 26, 2016
Check out our special coverage of Amps to go along with the August 2016 issue of PG.
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Rig Rundown: The Darkness

May 18, 2016
Fueled by a pair of brothers rocking Les Pauls and the bass rumbling thanks to Gibson Thunderbirds, this U.K. outfit is here to rock and roll.
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NAMM '16 - Friedman BE-OD, Sir-Compre, Fuzz Fiend, and MC Drive Demos

February 25, 2016
The amp builder breaks into the pedal world with four new stomps—two overdrives, a compressor, and a gnarly fuzz.
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NAMM '16 - Friedman Bill Kelliher Signature Amp Demo

January 24, 2016
The Mastodon guitarist talks about and plays through his labor of love with amp guru Dave Friedman.
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Year of Gear 2015

The Year in Gear 2015

November 24, 2015
Our favorite guitars, basses, amps, effects, and accessories from the last 12 months.
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Crushing Heads: High-Gain Amp Review Roundup

March 2, 2015
Four brutal amps from Mesa/Boogie, Friedman, Randall, and Engl go through the Premier Guitar roundup wringer.
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