The 60+ guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that stood out from the crowd and earned our coveted Premier Gear Award this year.

Taurus Vandall-500


This 500-watt, class-D bass amp includes two preamps—one tube, one solid-state—that can be engaged simultaneously and blended with a single knob. Its parametric midrange and 3-way treble and bass boost/cut switches offer powerful, musical EQ, and the amp exudes a genuine feeling of quality as you dial in tones. It’s apparent that someone who actually plays many gigs themselves was responsible for designing the features in the Vandall-500.

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$745 street, taurus-amp.pl

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Plus! December Premier Gear Award Winners!
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1. Peavey Invective.MH$699 street, peavey.com
2. Chase Bliss Dark World$349 street, chaseblissaudio.com
3. Comins CGS-16 $2,399 street, cominsguitars.com
4. Ernie Ball Music Man Short-Scale StingRay$1,999 street, music-man.com
5. EBS MicroBass 3$349 street, ebssweden.com


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