December 2020



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Rig Rundown: Charlie Parra Del Riego

October 28, 2020
Capcom and Kramer both wanted a piece of this South American shredder and mash-up master. Travel below the equator to see his studio setup.
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Victory Amplification and Two Notes Announce Official DynIR Virtual Cabinets

September 8, 2020
The IRs in two versions, Classic or Boutique, with the Classic allowing you to choose from 8 industry standard performance microphones, including models of a 57 and 421.
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Victory Amplifiers Duchess V4 Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
Rabea Massaad digs into a stompbox-sized amp boasting a whopping 180 watts—plus reverb, tremolo, and a quartet of unusual tubes.
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AC30 Tones for the 21st Century

March 3, 2020
A lighter, more flexible take on a British-voiced ’60s stalwart: The PG Victory VC35 "The Copper" review.
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First Look: Victory Amps VC35 The Copper

January 27, 2020
Ride with an AC-style overachiever that dishes punch and sophistication from a light, compact head.
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Victory Amps Releases the Duchess V4

January 16, 2020
The amp combines an all-tube preamp with a solid-state, 180-watt, class D power amp.
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The Year in Gear 2019

November 21, 2019
The 60+ guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that stood out from the crowd and earned our coveted Premier Gear Award this year.
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Victory Amplification Introduces the VC35 The Copper

October 18, 2019
An EL84 design that aims to go well beyond AC-style chime.
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Victory Amplification Announces the Richie Kotzen RK100 Custom Limited Edition

September 10, 2019
A 100-watt all-tube head that's individually signed by Richie and limited to just 20 pieces.
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Guthrie Govan: The Linguist

August 1, 2019
The Aristocrats guitarist talks about broadening the conversation on the prog trio's jaw-dropping new LP, You Know What...?
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Victory V4 The Kraken Review

June 18, 2019
Packaging the Kraken amp’s preamp in a stompbox yields a flexible, malleable, and monstrous high-gain machine.
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Victory Amps Releases the V140 Super Duchess

January 27, 2019
A 100-watt, single-channel, all-tube guitar amplifier with tube-driven spring reverb and tremolo.
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NAMM '18 - Victory Amps Countess V4 Preamp Pedal, V30 Countess MkII & VX100 Super Kraken Demos

February 7, 2018
British circuit guru Martin Kidd debuts a line of preamp pedals and an update to a high-gain monster.
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Victory Amplifiers Launches the V30 Countess MkII and the VX100 Super Kraken

January 24, 2018
The Countess MkII was developed in conjunction with Guthrie Govan.
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Gear of the Year 2017

November 7, 2017
Another year, another dazzling parade of pedals, guitars, amps, modelers, and accessories that made our noggins spin.
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Victory Amplification Announces the Richie Kotzen Signature RK50 Head & Combo

September 15, 2017
This new collaboration a rekindling of a long-standing friendship between the celebrated American rocker and chief designer, Martin Kidd.
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Victory V40 Deluxe Review

August 1, 2017
Bridging the blackface/plexi gap.
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Victory Amplification Unveils the V40 Deluxe and V130 Super Countess

January 17, 2017
The V40 Deluxe comes in two formats: a 1 x 12 widebody combo with a Celestion G12H-75 Creamback speaker, and also a head in a traditional wooden sleeve.
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Guthrie Govan: New Approaches

July 23, 2015
The maestro on the Aristocrats’ Tres Caballeros, pedal problems, and the other instrument he wants to master.
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Victory Amplifiers Introduces the Silverback and Countess

April 17, 2014
The Silverback is descended from Victory’s existing 50-watt The Earl model.
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