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Vintage Vault: 1965 Danelectro Model 3923 Doubleneck

March 27, 2018
A classic shorthorn that covers the highs and lows.
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First Look: Two-Rock Bloomfield Drive

March 26, 2018
The ace guitarist brings a '56 Les Paul Custom, Hahn T-style, '55 Strat, and PRS hollowbody to the ring to properly tussle with the 6V6-powered, 100-watt beast.
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First Look: Friedman BE-50 Deluxe

March 19, 2018
The Lee Brice sideman busts out his PRS hollowbody, Hahn T-style, and a vintage Les Paul and Strat to properly rock out this 50-watt monster.
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Rocktron Introduces the ValveSonic Plexi

February 22, 2018
Developed in conjunction with LA Custom, this preamp goes after the vintage tones of iconic British amplifiers.
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First Look: Orange Brent Hinds Terror

February 20, 2018
PG's John Bohlinger straps on a hollowbody PRS, a vintage Gibson Les Paul (with P-90s), and a B-bender Tele to prove this metal box can do more than just "Blood and Thunder."
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Swart Amplifier Co Introduces the Antares Combo

February 16, 2018
A 22-watt combo packed with both 6L6 and 6V6 tubes.
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NAMM '18 - Solodallas SD-50 and Solo71 T-Top Humbucker Demos

February 15, 2018
The AC/DC gear nuts unveil their take on the amp head and classic PAF humbuckers that powered Angus Young’s vintage SG.
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NAMM '18 - Bigtone Studio Plex 22, Studio Lux 22 & Club 20 Demo

February 15, 2018
Three new Spanish-built 6V6 designs—including one built at the behest of Billy Gibbons.
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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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NAMM '18 - EVH 5150III 50W 6L6 Head Demo

February 6, 2018
Eddie’s latest iteration of his 5150 line includes 6L6 tubes and better handling of individual gain and volume controls.
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NAMM '18 - Harmony Silhouette, Rebel, Jupiter & Series 6 Amps

February 6, 2018
The revitalized brand is back with a trio of new guitars and amps packed with hip retro vibes.
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NAMM '18 - Mezzabarba Z18 Head and Skill 30 Combo

February 1, 2018
A rising-star Italian amp builder hits NAMM with a loud, gutsy little combo and a new surprisingly high-headroom 20-watt, Bassman-inspired head.
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EVH Introduces the 5150III 6L6 50W Head and Combos, Adds New Wolfgang Special, Wolfgang Standard and Striped Series Guitars

January 31, 2018
Channels one and two each have dual concentric gain/volume controls with shared EQ.
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NAMM '18 - Two-Rock Bloomfield Drive & Traditional Clean Demos

January 28, 2018
A 3–channel chameleon and a big headroom pedal platform join the California company’s line-up.
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NAMM '18 - Orange Brent Hinds Terror & Rocker 15 Terror Demos

January 28, 2018
The British amp greats show off two slightly overgrown channel-switching lunchbox heads—including a signature model for the Mastodon riffmeister.
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NAMM '18 - Sound City SC20 Demo

January 28, 2018
Amp designer Steven Fryette gives a ripping demo of his new—and plenty loud—20-watt rock machine: the Sound City SC20.
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NAMM '18 - PRS Mark Tremonti MT15 and 2018 S2 Studio Limited-Edition Demos

January 26, 2018
A fire-breathing 15-watt beast and a new S2 model packed with interesting tones.
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NAMM '18 - Morgan Amplification Tweed 20 and JS12 Demos

January 26, 2018
The headroom-packed Tweed 20 gets a broader release, and we check out the company's first 4x12, and the new Josh Smith signature model.
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NAMM '18 - Friedman BE-50 Deluxe, Vintage-S, Metro-D, Gold-72, DP-OD & Golden Pearl Demos

January 26, 2018
The updated Deluxe head rips three different ways. Plus—find out about the brand's expanding guitar family.
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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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