March 2019

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Aguilar Tone Hammer 700 Review

Aguilar Tone Hammer 700 Review

March 20, 2019
This svelte class-D powerhouse churns out 700 watts, yet keeps it light and tight at less than five pounds.
Schecter SLS Elite-4 Review

Schecter SLS Elite-4 Review

March 15, 2019
A lightning-fast neck and a solid electronics package grace this 4-string with a boutique vibe.
Source Audio True Spring Review

Source Audio True Spring Review

March 12, 2019
The digital gurus’ super-authentic spring reverb emulation offers plug-and-play simplicity and deep-diving customizability.
Fender American Performer Telecaster Hum Review

Fender American Performer Telecaster Hum Review

March 1, 2019
Fender tweaks the traditional Tele template to accommodate contemporary tastes.
Electro-Harmonix Grand Canyon Review

Electro-Harmonix Grand Canyon Review

February 27, 2019
The Grand Canyon’s core sound quality is excellent. Echoes are smooth and detailed, devoid of graininess or harsh resonance.
Peavey Max 150 Review

Peavey Max 150 Review

February 22, 2019
A familiar combo gets a refresh as a stealthy-looking, feature-packed machine.
Damnation Audio Ugly Twin Review

Damnation Audio Ugly Twin Review

February 11, 2019
Three cascaded distortion effects in a single box.
Trickfish Trilobite Review

Trickfish Trilobite Review

February 8, 2019
The name may suggest something aquatic, but there’s nothing watered down about this DI.
Third Man + Mantic Flex Review

Third Man + Mantic Flex Review

February 4, 2019
Jack White’s fave phase-locked loop machine is a ticket to fuzzy fatness and synthy chaos.
Heritage H-137SC Review

Heritage H-137SC Review

January 30, 2019
Two P-90s, four dials, and a slab of single-cutaway mahogany that are a ticket to rock ’n’ roll happiness.
Dusky Hypatia Review

Dusky Hypatia Review

January 17, 2019
Rowdy and refined distortion tones come naturally to Dusky’s newest stompbox.
BC Audio Bel Air 40 Review

BC Audio Bel Air 40 Review

January 15, 2019
A stellar 6V6 combo with inspiring, innovative options.
Free the Tone Black Vehicle BV-1V Review

Free the Tone Black Vehicle BV-1V Review

January 11, 2019
A meticulously designed, quiet black box that churns out an impressive palette of amp-like overdrive.
ESP LTD GB-4 Review

ESP LTD GB-4 Review

January 8, 2019
An offset-design 4-string that charms with both attitude and tone-sculpting power.
Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Triangle Big Muff Review

Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Triangle Big Muff Review

January 1, 2019
EHX revisits the Muff that started it all.
Death By Audio Total Sonic Annihilation 2 Review

Death By Audio Total Sonic Annihilation 2 Review

December 28, 2018
Death By Audio’s original weapon of sonic destruction returns in enhanced and surprisingly manageable and musical form.
Squier Contemporary Active Jazz Bass HH Review

Squier Contemporary Active Jazz Bass HH Review

December 18, 2018
With this new workhorse, adding a double dose of humbucker to the Jazz formula equals a whole lotta bass.
Seymour Duncan Fooz Review

Seymour Duncan Fooz Review

December 14, 2018
Filtering, fuzz, and modulation meet to make a powerful and petite synth for guitar.
Sadowsky MetroExpress Review

Sadowsky MetroExpress Review

December 11, 2018
A premium brand unveils a new model with an accessible price of entry.
Dunable SplatterBlaster Review

Dunable SplatterBlaster Review

December 6, 2018
Two fuzzes, one box—and zillions of tones.