Guitar Amp Guide
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Hand-wired all-tube 12W combo amplifier co-designed by U2 guitarist The Edge.
Boutique all-tube amplifier with that features versatile and beefier British tones, co-designed by popular guitarist Brad Paisley
Taurus Amplification introduces its latest 3-channel 90W guitar amplifier in pedal format
Orange releases limited run 10th Anniversary Tiny Terror Half Stock dubbed as the "Shiny Terror", featuring point to point wiring and special cosmetics.
A 40 Watt stereo speaker combo amplifier released in celebration of the Jazz Chorus series' 40th anniversary.
A 15 Watt lunchbox amp head version of the popular EVH 5150, with two switchable channels.
Compact 20W hybrid tube-solidstate amp head meant for high-gain tones.
Compact 50 Watt 1x12" tube amp with SLO-100 crunch channel, exclusive for Blues City Music.
New 10 Watt hand-built tube amp from Port City, featuring old school tweed like tones and looks.
A 20 Watt compact and portable version of the popular Peavey 6505 amp.
Multipurpose 2-channel amp that can handle both electric and acoustic guitars, as well as different types of microphones.
The new MOD102+ kit will let you build your own tube amp head and customize it to your preference.
Three new hand-built tube amplifiers from Marshal, wrapped in retro-style cosmetics.
New 2-channel compact bi-amplified acoustic amplifier from Schertler.
The short lived Vox AC10 10-watt combo amp from the '60s is making a 2015 comeback.
Turbo-charged limited edition version of the popular EVH 5150III amplifier, currently used by Eddie Van Halen on tour.
50 Watt amp head with two channels and long lasting tube operation.
New 30 Watt combo amplifier for acoustic instruments from Tanglewood guitars.
Line 6 unveils the newest iteration of AMPLIFi, now in a compact, portable and desktop friendly format.
Vox's battery powered amp line now available in ivory finish, with built-in amp modeling, effects and rhythm patterns.
Battery powered 3 Watt combo amplifier with ISF tone shaping technology and built-in delay.
Compact 25 Watt high-gain combo amp from PRS.
1x12 combo amplifier from the popular EVH 5150 III amp line.
TonePrint equipped portable amp with 800 watts of power.
Compact 25 Watt amp head with six different modes that offer distinct voices.
Fender Guitars introduce the Vintage Modified version of the "silver-face" '68 Custom Vibrolux Reverb.
Redesigned BA-112 and BA-115 combo bass amps now shipping worldwide.
The smaller sibling of the high-gain amp Archon, with switchable 50 and 25 watt operation.
A classic looking version of the 15 Watt all-tube combo amp from the Night Train series.
Compact 4-Watt all-tube combo amp with a 12" Celestion speaker from Vox.
60 Watt blues-friendly 1x12 combo amp from Roland.
New 10 Watt combo amp with amp modeling and built-in recording capabilities.
Previously available as limited runs, the CD60 and CD30 are now part of Dean Markley's regular product offerings.
Limited run reproduction of the 1939 Electar Century amp with modern 18W all-tube circuitry.
New generation affordable tube amps with built-in attenuator, amp class switcher, USB out, and tube status indicator.
100 Watt guitar amplifier that comes in the form of a compact stompbox.
Schertler officially enters the world of electric instrument amplification with the new Bass Fidelity Amps.
Limited edition white Rockerverb, Thunderverb and Orange speaker enclosures are scheduled for release this April.
A handwired recreation of the first production line of the Series II 1962 all-valve 2x12" combo, as popularized by Eric Clapton.
Blackstar's entry level two-speaker combo amp series with built-in DSP and USB recording.
New rack-friendly bass amp head with bi-amp circuitry.
Bugera unveils a versatile hand-built amp head designed for studio recording use.
A portable multi-purpose battery-powered amplifier with a retro-inspired cassette tape recorder look.
A dual channel amp head that is said to offer the highest levels of gain from Orange!
New multi-purpose amplifier that can double as a wireless Bluetooth speaker!
Now get the popular Deluxe Reverb combo sound in a special reproduction amp head model.
A retro-inspired 12 Watt tube amplifier in a 2x10 combo format.
New high-gain 100W/50W tube amplifier head from Paul Reed Smith.
1x12 combo amplifier based on the Boogie Mark I amp that Santana used in the early '70s.
2x12 combo amplifier from Koch, with built-in reverb and power attenuator.
New versatile tube amp with built-in reverb and multi-watt switching.
A 2-channel 9-Watt amp with a two-tone chocolate and copper fabric exterior that feature elegant details.
30 Watt and 50 Watt signature amps, plus a 2x12 cabinet for long time PRS collaborator David Grissom.
A 120 Watt, three-channel, tube amp designed for Testament's multi-faceted axe man.
A high-gain amp with three completely independent channels, featuring PowerPan for adjusting rectification.
A 100W bass amp head with 8 tubes, based on the original, which was first released in 1971.
A 2-channel 100-watt amp designed specifically for acoustic instruments.
Roland upgrades the their popular portable amp series with more COSM amps and effects, and iOS connectivity.
Vox enhances their line of battery powered portable amps, now featuring upgraded effects and circuitry.
New amplifiers from Schertler with built-in mixer and reverb, available in 100, 150 and 400 watt formats.
These are the first solid-state professional amps to be launched by Orange since the late '70s.
This is the modern recreation of the famous AC30 - a great amp for many styles and especially for playing the blues.
Three 12AX7 and four EL84 tubes - need we say more?
Schertler expands on their Classic acoustic amplifier series with the compact and versatile Giulia amplifier.
A compact combo tube amp that produces high-gain tones that are approved by the iconic guitarist of Black Sabbath.
Fender studied various vintage late '50s Bandmaster amps and came up with the their latest re-issue, the '57 Bandmaster Amplifier.
The upgraded Orange Personal Computer now comes with 3rd Gen Intel i7 and 16GB of RAM, ready for testing at the coming NAMM 2013.
The newly repackaged Kemper Profiler Rack and PowerRack is "ready to rumble" at the coming 2013 NAMM Show.
In time for Winter NAMM 2013, Orange Amplification introduces their latest top-of-the-line model, the twin channel amplifier OR100.
If you are tired of the "glassy" Texas style blues tones, and you prefer the fatter and "crunchy" British blues variety, then check out the Marshall 1962 Bluesbreaker.
The Fender Hot Rod Blues Junior III brings the elegant look and classic tones of Fender amps in a modern, compact and affordable package.
The limited edition Fender '65 Super Reverb is a perfect example of why Fender rules the blues demographic - featuring dynamic and powerful tones paired with elegant and impressive looks.
Fargen Amplification launches the limited edition John Lennon Artist Series Amplifier, highlighting Lennon's art and tone.
Taurus amps ups the distortion of their lightweight and portable floor-based amplifier and labels it the Stomp-Head 4.High Gain.
Kemper recently released the 1.5 update for the Kemper Profiling Amplifier, now with "CabDriver" for playing through standard guitar cabinets.
Fargen Amplification introduces their compact, entry-level boutique tube amplifier, the 5 Watt Micro Plex Amp.
This is currently one of the best Marshall amps for playing blues.
Luna introduces the Guitar Suitcase Amp, a portable 5 watt guitar amplifier housed in a cabinet that looks like a suitcase.
Milbert Amplifiers introduces the GAGA D-30, a 30 Watt amp with auto-biasing, auto-impedance and adjustable headroom.
Port City Amps introduces the Sterling amplifier, a 50-watt, hand-wired British tone flavored amplifier.
Fender releases the GB Hot Rod Deluxe Combo amp, a signature amp that bears George Benson's seal of approval.
Fender introduces the Vibro-King 20th Anniversary Edition amplifier, celebrating two decades of hand-wired all-tube design.
The Roland Mobile AC is the smallest amplifier in Roland's Acoustic Chorus series, it is a portable three channel amp for acoustic guitars.
Fender enters into the high gain amplifier arena with their high-end twin channel Machete Amplifiers and matching Speaker Cabinets.
Marshall introduces 4 new all-tube Dual Super Lead (DSL) Series amplifiers, based on the JCM2000 DSL100 head.
The ZT Lunchbox Junior Amp is a small but capable workhorse amplifier that weighs in at just 5 lbs.
Bring your favorite modeled amps anywhere with the battery powered Peavey Nano Vypyr, carrying 11 amp models and a variety of effects.
The version 1.1 update for the Kemper Profiling Amplifier adds 50 amp profiles and 8 new effects to its already impressive collection.
2012 Summer NAMM: Blackstar unveils their first signature amplifier - the Gus G. Black Fire 200 high gain amp.
Fishman re-introduces their Loudbox Performer Amplifier, now with more power, better features and bass response in a lighter cabinet.
The BH250 is a powerful and compact amp head designed for bassists, featuring TC Electronic's TonePrint technology.
3rd Power Amplification introduces the RPO100 Tube Amp, a hand-wired amplifier designed to help rock guitarists cut through the mix.
Randall, Mike Fortin and Ola Englund came up with a prototype of the soon to be released Randall Satan amplifier.
The BG250 Bass Combo is a lightweight amplifier with 1x15" speakers that features TC Electronic's TonePrint Technology.
Peavey celebrates 20 years of the hard hitting 6505 guitar amplifier, a popular amp of choice used in modern metal music.
Pearl Combo is a handmade amp by Port City Amplification, designed to provide transparent and clear tube tones.
The Milbert GAGA D-60 is a lightweight 60W tube guitar amplifier with a wide range of modern functionality.
This is the smaller brother to the EBS 60 and 120W Session Combo models..
Fender has come up with a charming and unconventional take on vintage tube amp design with the Fender Pawn Shop Special Amps.
The Fender Super Champ X2 is available as a combo amp or as an amp head (X2 HD) with its own matching Speaker Enclosure SC112.
By using the same preamp used in the Tone Hammer D.I./Preamp pedal, it retains the big distinctive Aguilar sound in a smaller, lighter and affordable package.
Orange Amplification brings back the limited edition OR50H amp and launches an alternative 15watt version, the OR15H.
Jim Root's new Terror Head is modelled on the dirty channel of the Orange Rockerverb 100 - to produce an all-tube 15 watt amp.
The Gem produces rich, Class A, boutique tone and features configurable gain stages and new power switching technology — all in a tiny (8" x 5-½" x 4"), 4 lb package that's small enough to stow in a carry-on bag.
When it was announced that Peavey and Eddie Van Halen had teamed up again to whip up a brand new 5150 amplifier, guitar fans worldwide were clamouring to get a peek.