Diezel Releases the VH-Micro Head

The legendary VH4 amplifier was created in 1994 and sparked a revolution in tone. Peter Diezel's powerhouse design generated such demand, that he had no choice but to put his creation into production. Tool's Adam Jones, Metallica's James Hetfield and hundreds of touring pros have cemented the roar and pummeling voice of the VH4 into high-gain history.


The VH Micro amp captures the signature tone and look of its legendary ancestor in an ultra-compact and lightweight design. But don't let the amp's tiny size fool you. Inside the VH Micro are 30 watts of searing rock and metal tones with plenty of power for home, studio, rehearsal, and live applications. The VH Micro amp delivers all the lush, dynamic overdrive character of the VH4 Channel 3 with a familiar front panel controls layout including Diezel's lauded Deep and Presence knobs.

On the back panel you'll find a high-quality effects loop ideal for using time-based effects with your high-gain tones. The included 24V universal-voltage power-supply means you can take your VH Micro wherever you travel.

Features

  • Inspired by the VH4 3rd channel and preamp pedal
  • Familiar control layout with gain, volume, 3 band EQ Presence and Deep
  • Onboard Series effects loop
  • Compact, studio-friendly size
  • Universal 24V power supply
  • Dimensions: 9.5" (w) x 6.25" (d) x 5.25" (h)Weight: 4 lbs.
MAP/Suggested Retail - $329.99
For more information:
Diezel

Guitar store staff have better things to do than clean your instrument, so a well-loved but unsoiled 6-string like this is going to command a higher trade-in value than one that comes in covered in years of residue.

Believe it or not, you can boost the value of your instrument by making everyone's life a little easier … and cleaner!

There's an overwhelming amount of activity in the guitar market these days, and the sheer amount of demand has left some manufacturers struggling to keep up. But rather than wait around for stores to re-stock, more and more customers are shopping for used and vintage guitars. You might wonder, where do all those used guitars come from?

Read More Show less

"'If I fall and somehow my career ends on that particular day, then so be it," Joe Bonamassa says of his new hobby, bicycling. "If it's over, it's over. You've got to enjoy your life."

Photo by Steve Trager

For his stylistically diverse new album, the fiery guitar hero steps back from his gear obsession and focuses on a deep pool of influences and styles.

Twenty years ago, Joe Bonamassa was a struggling musician living in New York City. He survived on a diet of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and ramen noodles that he procured from the corner bodega at Columbus Avenue and 83rd Street. Like many dreamers waiting for their day in the sun, Joe also played "Win for Life" every week. It was, in his words, "literally my ticket out of this hideous business." While the lottery tickets never brought in the millions, Joe's smokin' guitar playing on a quartet of albums from 2002 to 2006—So, It's Like That, Blues Deluxe, Had to Cry Today, and You & Me—did get the win, transforming Joe into a guitar megastar.

Read More Show less
x