January 2019

Boss

Masters of "Musical ADD": Umphrey’s McGee’s Brendan Bayliss and Jake Cinninger

March 15, 2018
The secret prog-rock band’s guitar duo doubles down on their radical sounds and makes a fearless, recombinant new album, it’s not us.
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Rig Rundown: Pallbearer

March 7, 2018
Learn how these Arkansas rockers move beyond a wall of dark and heavy doom with various modulations, delays, and deep ’verbs to weave their own complex sonic architecture.
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Eclectic Effecting 101: How to Use Stock Pedals to Unlock New Sounds

February 10, 2018
A hands-on guide to using chains of pedals to create enigmatic, spooky, and downright crazy sounds.
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NAMM '18 - Boss GT-1000 Guitar Effects Processor Demo & Katana Air

January 31, 2018
The stompbox vets' new tone-stacked board features AIRD (Augmented Impulse Response Dynamics) technology that aims for more nuanced, three-dimensional cab simulations.
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Boss Announces the GT1000, Katana-Artist, and RC-1-BK Loop Station

January 31, 2018
A premium amp and effects processor for guitarists, the new flagship model in the Katana guitar amplifier series, and a limited-edition pedal that commemorates the sales of over one million Loop Station products to date.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2018 Day 3

January 27, 2018
The third day of NAMM was full of tone toys from Boss, Marshall, Vola, Marshall, Diamond Pedals, and more.
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Boss Unveils the Katana-Air Amp

January 10, 2018
The amp features new low-latency wireless guitar technology and a custom wireless transmitter that plugs into any electric guitar.
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Boss MD-500 Review

January 8, 2018
Classic Boss stompbox effects in a progressive package.
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Rig Rundown: Mutoid Man's Stephen Brodsky

December 6, 2017
Find out how the shred cat avoids using a sketchy whammy bar by ingeniously implementing two handy stomps.
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Tools for the Task: Micro Amps

December 6, 2017
Ten very little amps that won’t blow any doors down, but might inspire more practice.
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Bootsy Collins: Bass from Outer Space

November 23, 2017
The Parliament Funkadelic legend discusses his new album, World Wide Funk, his 6-foot pedalboard, and his lesser-known guitar playing.
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Boss GT-1B Review

November 3, 2017
A Pandora’s box full of tools and effects that might move a bassist to the front of the stage.
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Boss Introduces the Katana Cabinet 212

October 27, 2017
The cabinet handles up to 150 watts of power and can be used in a horizontal or vertical configuration.
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Boss Announces Version 2 Update for Katana Amps

October 3, 2017
The update adds new effects types, onboard effects capacity, twice the number of Tone Setting memories, enhanced direct output options, and more.
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Boss Acoustic Singer Live Review

October 2, 2017
Impressive value and features add up to a versatile acoustic amplification solution.
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Boss MS-3 Review

September 17, 2017
A handy solution that combines pro-level switching with analog flexibility.
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Boss Collaborates with JHS on New Pedal, and Strandberg on New V-Guitar-Equipped 6-String

September 8, 2017
The JB-2 pairs the iconic Boss BD-2 Blues Driver with JHS Pedals’ popular Angry Charlie high-gain overdrive.
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Boss Announces the AD-10 Acoustic Preamp

August 29, 2017
The dual-channel unit features the latest generation of Boss' Acoustic Resonance technology.
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Rig Rundown: Citizen

August 2, 2017
The Hamm brothers and guitarist Ryland Oehlers detail the wallet-friendly guitars, classic tube amps, and versatile stomp stations that ignite their modern spin on grunge and post-hardcore.
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SNAMM '17 - Boss MD-500, RV-500, Katana Mini & 40th Anniversary Compact Pedal Demos

July 14, 2017
The pedal giant welcomes a reverb, modulation, and travel-ready amp to the family, while reissuing a trio of their earliest stomps.
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