The latest and greatest from the third day of NAMM.

Amptweaker came to town with the new Fat Metal pedal in tow. Designed with brighter amps or players looking for less emphasis on palm-muting stops in mind, the Fat Metal delivers thicker bottom and smoother edge tones than its cousin TightMetal Pro.

Fender Hammertone Pedals Demo | First Look

John Bohlinger tests out a handful of the compact, budget-friendly gray tone boxes designed by effects guru Stan Cotey.

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A lightweight, portable amp series developed after months of forensic examination of vintage valve amps.

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Need an affordable distortion pedal? Look no further.

We live in the golden age of boutique pedals that are loaded with advanced features—many of which were nearly unthinkable a decade or so ago. But there’s something that will always be valuable about a rock-solid dirt box that won’t break your wallet. Here’s a collection of old classics and newly designed stomps that cost less than an average concert ticket.

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