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Friedman BE-100 Deluxe Launches Today!

Friedman BE-100 Deluxe Launches Today!

Friedman BE-100 Deluxe 3 Channel – 100 Watt Hand-Wired Head 

For over a decade Dave Friedman’s “BE” circuit has been hailed as the epitome of British tone.  In recent years, this tonal infusion has made the BE-100 the most popular and sought after 100 Watt boutique amp by a mile.  The new BE-100 Deluxe, like its little brother the BE-50 Deluxe, takes this BE circuit to a whole new level.  Continue reading →

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EVH Release New 50W EL34 Combo Amps

EVH Release New 50W EL34 Combo Amps

The all-new EVH® 5150III® 50W EL34 1X12 COMBO and EVH® 5150III® 50W EL34 2X12 Combos deliver signature harmonic overtones with increased dynamic compression and saturation to evoke a more modern “British” sound, all with the sustain and versatility expected from an amp bearing Eddie Van Halen’s name. Continue reading →

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New Fingerboard And Finishes For The Best-Selling Jackson Minions

New Fingerboard And Finishes For The Best-Selling Jackson Minions

The Jackson Minions are pint-sized metal machines that pack a tonal wallop.

The JS Series Dinky™ Minion JS1X, JS Series Dinky™ Minion JS1XM, JS Seies RR Minion JS1XM and JS Series Concert™ Bass Minion JS1XM are ideal for aspiring little shredders or grownup road dogs who need an easy-traveling instrument with features they love. Continue reading →

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Fender Expands American Acoustasonic Telecaster Lineup With Exotics Series

Fender Expands American Acoustasonic Telecaster Lineup With Exotics Series

In response to popular demand for the American Acoustasonic Telecaster, Fender have announced further details regarding the series’ expansion to include new limited edition models created… designed… with rich, acoustic tone wood combinations. The American Acoustasonic Exotics Series expands the concept of the critically acclaimed American Acoustasonic Telecaster from an elite tool to a distinct work of modern innovative craftsmanship. Continue reading →

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Gear News – Jimmy Page Sundragon Standard Edition To Be Released

Gear News – Jimmy Page Sundragon Standard Edition To Be Released

Hot on the heels of the limited edition Sundragon amp, news has emerged that there will be a standard version being released soon.

Sundragon is the result of a collaboration between Jimmy Page, Perry Margouleff and Mitch Colby. It is a faithful recreation of the amp Jimmy Page used exclusively to create the groundbreaking sounds on Led Zeppelin 1 and other notable recordings. Continue reading →

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Blackstar Release The HT Club 40 MkII Kentucky Special

Blackstar Release The HT Club 40 MkII Kentucky Special

Discover The Sound Of The Deep South

The new Blackstar HT Club 40 MkII Kentucky Special has been designed to capture all the sweet tones from the Deep South. Powered by a pair of 6L6 valves and driving an Eminence Screamin’ Eagle, this amp is a tone machine.

With its striking blood red covering, tan basketweave fret, ‘Kentucky Special’ metal plaque, cream chicken head knobs and boutique-style no-corners cabinet, the Kentucky Special oozes American Blues and Rock styling and is sure to stand out on any stage. Continue reading →

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Squier Budget Friendly Starcaster Models Have Been Announced

Squier Budget Friendly Starcaster Models Have Been Announced

Fender are now offering three new Starcaster models under their Squier brand, including Classic Vibe, Contemporary and Affinity Series versions, all paying tribute to the eccentric 1970s Fender model that broke the mold of semi-hollow guitar design with its offset body shape and unique contoured headstock. Continue reading →

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Fender Tone Master Series Delivers Authentic Tube Amp Sound, Brings Iconic Fender Amps Into Digital Domain

Fender Tone Master Series Delivers Authentic Tube Amp Sound, Brings Iconic Fender Amps Into Digital Domain

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) have announced expanded amp offerings debuting at Summer NAMM 2019 in Nashville.

They include the Tone Master Series – the brand’s most-innovative digital amp designs to-date – as well as a refreshed Champion 100XL with more aggressive tone and sleek black-on-black design. Continue reading →

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Charvel Announces New Pro-Mod Dk24 PT HH CM Models And A Pair Of Limited Edition Offerings

Charvel Announces New Pro-Mod Dk24 PT HH CM Models And A Pair Of Limited Edition Offerings

Charvel® have announced the all-new PRO-MOD Dk24 HH 2PT CM models, as well as a pair of limited edition offerings with the Limited Edition Super Stock Model 2 and Limited Edition Super Stock SC1.

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Turning modern high performance on its head, the new PRO-MOD DK24 HH 2PT CM and PRO-MOD DK24 HH 2PT CM QM are brazen instruments for progressive guitarists searching for an unparalleled spectrum of sound. Continue reading →

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