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Dr. Z Amplification Introduces the Nova

November 30, 2018
The new dual-channel amp is designed to emulate a tweed Twin.
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Balthazar Audio Systems Unveils the Film Noir 50

October 11, 2018
A British-style 50-watt combo that aims to capture the psychedelic sounds of the 1960s.
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BC Audio Launches the Bel Air 40 Guitar Amp

October 11, 2018
An all-tube guitar amplifier with a unique set of front-panel controls that let the player reach inside the amp.
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Orange Introduces the Terror Bass

October 2, 2018
The redesigned amp features up to 500 watts of power, pad switch, and an ultra-lightweight lunchbox chassis.
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Hughes & Kettner Announces the Black Spirit 200

September 5, 2018
Every pot setting can be saved and recalled in up to 128 presets using any compatible MIDI footswitch.
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Benson Amps Releases the Vincent 30

August 23, 2018
The company installed their 1-watt Vinny amplifier directly into the preamp, allowing power-tube compression and distortion at any volume level.
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Friedman BE-50 Deluxe Review

August 7, 2018
Fifty watts of stunning Marshall-flavored versatility that moves from clean to screaming.
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All the World’s a Gain Stage

July 16, 2018
A beginner’s guide to what makes tube amps growl, bark, and purr—from preamp tubes to output transformers and every cathode in between.
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Karma Guitar Amps Unveils the 20T Amp Kit

July 13, 2018
The dual-channel amp is available as a kit or pre-built head.
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Amplified Nation Introduces the Ampliphonix and Gain, Bombshell Amps

July 10, 2018
Both new amps aim to replicate the mythical Dumble-style topology.
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SNAMM '18 - Square Amps The Doyle Combo Demo

July 8, 2018
Austin's builder of one-off amps shows off his lone standard model—a Champ-style 1x10 with a little extra gain and a transformative back-panel presence control.
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SNAMM '18 - Revv Amplification Generator 100P and G3 Demos

July 8, 2018
The Canadian amp outfit demos both its latest multi-channel, MIDI-controllable head, and its three-mode dirt pedal.
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SNAMM '18 - Supro Black Magick Reverb Demo

July 5, 2018
At the request of superstar Lenny Kravitz, the storied company packs its popular 6973-driven amp with a reverb circuit composed of not just three, but six springs.
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SNAMM '18 - Swart Amplifier Company Stereo Master 20 Demo

July 4, 2018
Check out this demo of the company's new stereo amp that packs an enormous amount of swirl into a boutique box.
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PRS Mark Tremonti MT15 Review

July 2, 2018
The Alter Bridge guitarist's signature amp dishes serious punch and high headroom with just 15 watts.
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SNAMM '18 - 3rd Power Kitchen Sink Demo

July 1, 2018
Find out how three distinct (and killer) amp voicings are packed into one box of rock.
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SNAMM '18 - Vox Mini Superbeetle & AC30S1 Demos

June 29, 2018
Check out the classic EL84 combo packaged in a fresh 1x12 format, and a miniaturized take on a classic setup rocking 'verb and trem.
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Supro Launches the Black Magick Reverb Amplifier

June 21, 2018
Developed in collaboration with Lenny Kravitz, the amp features two independent preamp channels that can be linked together.
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Two-Rock Bloomfield Drive Review

June 1, 2018
An impressive modern take on a Dumble.
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Notone Amps Unveils New SE50 Line

May 15, 2018
A new line of tube amps that hit both British and American voicings.
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