Dweezil Zappa

The 2011 LA Amp Show

Posted by - October 14, 2011

“The Amp Show is about finding your sound and creating your reality as a guitar player. Most of the people who come to the show are guitar players that wish they had the key to make a living doing what they love. They come to the show to purse their passion and find the gear

GVT52-112 Ampeg Guitar Amp

The Return Of Ampeg Guitar Amps

Posted by - October 6, 2011

It’s been since the 70’s that you could purchase an Ampeg guitar amp, and now they’re shipping in North America.
The line comes in an assortment of wattages and combinations, so here’s a little about each.

Line 6 DT25 Amp Family

The New Line 6 DT25 Amps Have Set Sail

Posted by - September 29, 2011

      We interrupt this boring report on something you probably wouldn’t care about anyway with breaking news. Line 6’s new line of DT25 amps are on their way to the retailers every which way and will be available in X amount of time to the general public. My windows just broke (y’know… because

Kemper Profiling Amplifier Side View

Christoph Kemper of Kemper Amps Talks About Their New Profiling Amp

Posted by - August 15, 2011

Every year at NAMM there’s a piece of gear that has everyone talking, and the Kemper Profiling amp dominated that discussion at the 2011 NAMM. Back in the mid-1980’s when Christoph Kemper was writing code on a Sinclair ZX Spectrum (the British equivalent to the Commodore 64); the technological advances that would eventually allow him to develop the Access Virus series synthesizer must have seemed a long ways away.

Fender Acoustasonic 100 and 150 Amps

Fender Acoustasonic 100 and 150 Combo Amps

Posted by - August 10, 2011

Fender has recently released the newest additions to their acoustic guitar amp line-up. Gigging acoustic players will be pleased to see that theses new amps from Fender are now lighter, louder and tout even more features than anything previously released in the Acoustasonic line.

Amplitube iRig Fender

The AmpliTube Fender App: A Mobile Guitar Rig Offering Modern and Vintage Sounds On the Go

Posted by - June 11, 2011

At this moment classic guitar tone, including Fender’s legendary reverb, is as close as a phone app away. The AmpliTube Fender app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad is a collaborative effort between IK Multimedia, makers of the successful AmpliTube for desktop PCs and the instrument making giant, Fender. AmpliTube Fender app mobile software, released in February 2011, can be a convincing guitar rig that delivers access to five different amp models. And that’s not all.

Roland JC-120 Guitar Amp

Review: Roland JC-120 Guitar Amp

Posted by - June 8, 2011

Over the past thirty years, the Roland JC-120 has made a lasting impression on the guitar community with its pristine clean tones, impressive versatility, and lush stereo chorus. But how does this solid-state amp compare to its tube-driven competitors?

Peavey 5150 Guitar Amp Head

Gear Profile: Peavey 5150 II and Marshall 1960a 4×12 cabinet

Posted by - April 19, 2011

The Peavey 5150, originally created by Eddie Van Halen and a team of enthusiasts at Peavey, is a world renowned amplifier hailed as one of the best by EVH fans and metal aficionados abroad. When run through a Marshall 4×12 though, this king of valve amps doesn’t get much smoother.