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NAMM '19 - Sound City | Fryette SC20 Head & Classic 30th Anniversary Edition Demos

January 26, 2019
Circuit-savant Steven Fryette continues his Dave Reeves-inspired amp evolution with a phenomenal-sounding 6V6 head and a paint-peeling power amp.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2019 Day 2

January 25, 2019
The second day of the year's biggest gear show was full of tone toys from Orange, Seymour Duncan, Nu-X, Electro-Harmonix, and more.
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NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 2

January 25, 2019
Session guitarist/demo guy extraordinaire (and PG Tone Tips columnist) Pete Thorn joins us to discuss the latest gear from Ernie Ball, Alexander Pedals, Waterloo, Sound City, and more.
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Signal to Noise: In the Beginning

April 5, 2018
Can a lawn-mower flywheel lead to a “horrendous and beautiful” guitar sound?
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New Gear Showcase 2017: Pt. 1

March 16, 2017
Check out part one of this year's New Gear Showcase gallery!
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NAMM '17 - Fryette Power Load | Sound City SC30 Demos

January 31, 2017
Steven Fryette introduces a new cab and mic emulation box along with a classic-voiced, 30-watt combo rocking 6L6s.
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Fryette Amplification Announces the Valvulator GP/DI Direct Recording Amp

December 27, 2016
The Valvulator GP/DI can drive a speaker cabinet for recording or practice and also has a built in headphone amplifier with FX loop for silent practice.
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Amp Product Showcase 2016

July 26, 2016
Check out our special coverage of Amps to go along with the August 2016 issue of PG.
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SNAMM '16 - Sound City Amps Master One Hundred Demo

June 30, 2016
Hear how and why Steven Fryette relaunched an amplifier brand started by Hiwatt's Dave Reeves.
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The Year in Gear 2015

November 24, 2015
Our favorite guitars, basses, amps, effects, and accessories from the last 12 months.
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Fryette Aether Review

May 1, 2015
Not quite head and cab, not quite combo, this bizarrely configured amp’s active EQ and engulfing reverb deliver uncommonly delectable tones.
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Tone Tips: The Lowdown on Load Boxes, Attenuators, and Reamps

April 29, 2015
Making your amp work for you in any situation.
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NAMM '15 - Fryette Amplification Aether, Valvulator GP:DI, & Power Station Demos

February 6, 2015
See and hear the company's new combo—with preamp and power amps housed in separate chassis to reduce hum and noise—that is loaded with 6L6s and has reverb and tremolo.
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Fryette Introduces the Power Station

December 19, 2014
A level attenuator for controlling the volume of high-powered guitar amplifiers.
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Rig Rundown: Helmet's Page Hamilton

August 27, 2014
The alt-metal pioneer talks about his love for ESP guitars and shows off some of his homemade mods.
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Rig Rundown: Volbeat's Rob Caggiano and Anders Kjølholm

May 14, 2014
The Danish fusers of metal and rockabilly talk about custom axes, cabs, pedals, and glow-in-the-dark fretmarkers.
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Fryette S.A.S. And Boostassio Pedal Reviews

May 17, 2011
A couple of decades ago, Steven Fryette built the prototypes that would become VHT’s Pittbull series— handbuilt tube amps that became known for their crushing sound and great durability.
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NAMM '11 - Fryette S.A.S. & Boostassio Pedals

January 26, 2011
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where he visits the Fryette Amplification booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear about their new line of pedals: S.A.S Distortion & Boostassio Boost.
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The Monsters of High Gain

November 16, 2010
We gathered 13 of the hottest high-gain amps on the market, brought in ace guitarists Misha Mansoor (Periphery) and Ty Dietzler (Thousand Foot Krutch), and let the cameras roll.
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Fryette Amplification Memphis Thirty 1x12 Combo Amp Review

August 17, 2010
A two-channel, class A, EL84-equipped 1x12 combo, this 30-watt amp is packed with features and is easy and intuitive to operate.
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