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Two-Rock TS1 & Silver Sterling Signature Demos | NAMM 2020

January 22, 2020
Muscular tones, precision-dialed FET fatness, and gorgeous suede coverings—what’s not to love?
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Revv Amplification G20 Demo | NAMM 2020

January 16, 2020
Check out the brand-new, lunchbox-sized gain monster that offers integrated Two Notes cab and mic emulation.
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Revv Amps Unleashes the G20

January 9, 2020
A high-gain lunchbox amp loaded with Two Notes' virtual cabinets and reactive load.
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Mesa/Boogie Unveils the Mark Five: 25 1x10 Combo and 1x10 Boogie Extension Cabinet

November 27, 2019
A combo that comes in a 24 pounds, features two channels, and touches on a few the company's most iconic sounds.
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Rajani Amplifiers Releases the VOD-50 Hybrid Guitar Amp

November 18, 2019
A class AB design that features spring reverb, a Jensen Tornado 100 speaker, and a sturdy pine cabinet.
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Peavey Invective.MH Review

November 6, 2019
Misha Mansoor’s own mini head is as savage as you want it to be, with a less rowdy side that surprises.
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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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First Look: Peavey Invective MH

September 16, 2019
Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor’s shrunken signature amp dishes 20 brutally loud watts—plus a boatload of flexible sound-shaping and recording options.
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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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Friedman Unveils the BE100 Deluxe

July 26, 2019
The 100-watt monsters feature three channels, two of which are from Dave's legendary past—BE, HBE, and completely revamped clean channel in the Smallbox Plexi.
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Blackstar HT20RH MkII Review

July 25, 2019
The English builder’s affordable mid-wattage star gets leaner, meaner, and more versatile.
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Dial It In: Swapping Tubes

July 23, 2019
Fine-tune your tube amp’s gain structure and headroom by experimenting with preamp and phase-inverter tubes.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Harry Joyce Custom 200 & Custom 30 Combo Demos

July 21, 2019
British military-spec wiring robustness and high-headroom U.K. tones converge in these KT88 and EL34 designs.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Tomaszewicz Amplifiers TZZ35OD

July 20, 2019
Fans of crunchy, vintage-style British tones will fall right in line with this feature-packed amp.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Supro Galaxy Amplifier

July 20, 2019
An entirely new circuit designed with Bruce Zinky offers piles of headroom and tons of throaty crunch.
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Joyo Audio Launches the Bantamp FireBrand

June 25, 2019
A 20-watt lunchbox amp that features Bluetooth connectivity.
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Supro Releases the Galaxy Head and Combo

June 20, 2019
The Galaxy combines the preamp channel from the pedal-friendly Keeley model with a Zinky-designed overdrive channel.
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de Lisle Guitar Company Unveils the Quadralux Reverb Combo

June 18, 2019
The company's first amp features 6V6 tubes, a 12" Weber Blue Dog Alnico speaker, and a bias-modulating tremolo.
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Mesa/Boogie Adds the Fillmore 100

June 7, 2019
The big brother aims to offer a higher-powered Fillmore with increased dimensional width, greater headroom and other sound benefits typically associated with their higher wattage designs.
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Tone King Releases the Imperial Mark II Head

June 7, 2019
A 20-watt head that aims to hit vintage American-style tones.
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