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First Look: Death By Audio Total Sonic Annihilation 2

December 5, 2018
Just like its name says, this pedal takes whatever signal you feed it, chews it up, and beautifully destroys it. Oh, and it works as a mean fuzz, too.
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Tone King Sky King Review

December 4, 2018
A shape-shifting evolution of Mark Bartel’s original design dishes scads of tone and performance possibilities.
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Fender Announces the American Performer Series and the Flea Jazz Bass Active

December 4, 2018
Previously called the American Special Series, American Performer marks the first refresh of guitars and basses at the $1,099.99 price point in more than 10 years.
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MidValleyFX Releases the Double-Amp Distorter

December 4, 2018
A high-gain pedal designed to squeeze everything it can out of a pair of op-amps.
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Caparison Guitars Unveils the FX-AM Series

December 3, 2018
The new models include the Horus FX-AM, Dellinger II FX-AM, and Dellinger 7 FX-AM.
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First Look: Third Man Records + Mantic Flex

December 3, 2018
Jack White first used the Mantic Flex on his solo for "Why Walk the Dog?" and now his label and self-proclaimed "pro-tique" pedal builder have collaborated on a zippery, gated (radical) troublemaker.
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Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff, Flatiron Fuzz, and Nano Battalion

November 30, 2018
A trio of new pedals that aims to cover everything from classic Muff tones to gritty bass sounds.
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Eastman T64/v Review

November 30, 2018
Vintage thinline sounds abound in an impressively relic’d and smooth-playing hollowbody.
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Dr. Z Amplification Introduces the Nova

November 30, 2018
The new dual-channel amp is designed to emulate a tweed Twin.
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Gibson Names B.B. King a "Gibson Legacy Artist" and Releases Alpine White Limited-Edition “Lucille” ES

November 30, 2018
As part of their new role with Gibson, The B.B. King Family Trust is developing new products with Gibson.
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CruzTools Launches the GrooveTech Tech Kit for Acoustic Guitars

November 30, 2018
The kit includes screwdriver bits, a thickness gauge, ruler, and capo to measure neck relief, string winder, and more.
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MagSlide Announces the MS2 by ThixoTek

November 29, 2018
Magnesium-based, patent-pending guitar slide made from the lightest structural metal on earth.
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RPS Effects Unveils the Vitamin C

November 29, 2018
A clean boost that aims to provide up to 27dB of gain.
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Quick Hit: Hotone Audio Binary Eko

November 29, 2018
A feature-packed delay workstation that aims to cop classic analog tones.
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Kinman Pickups Introduces Six New Gen-2 Zero-Hum S-Style Pickups

November 27, 2018
The Gen-2 S-style pickups can be used as direct replacements for most guitars with Strat-type pickups.
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Carr Telstar Review

November 27, 2018
A thrilling Fender/Vox hybrid.
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MXR EVH 5150 Chorus Review

November 26, 2018
Eddie’s chorus pedal is full of idiosyncrasies and interesting tonal surprises.
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Seymour Duncan Unveils Slash Signature Pickup Covers

November 26, 2018
The new covers come in nickel, raw nickel, black nickel, and gold finishes.
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Acoustic Releases the B300C and B600C Bass Combos

November 26, 2018
The B300C delivers 300 watts to a 15-inch ferrite speaker.
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Lawrence Petross Design Unveils the Sixty 8 Drive Deluxe

November 26, 2018
An all-analog overdrive pedal designed for to cop a classic plexi tone.
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