Amps

That Time Eddie Van Halen Created The Peavey 5150: How & Why It Happened…

That Time Eddie Van Halen Created The Peavey 5150: How & Why It Happened…

The Peavey 5150 is almost synonymous with metal and hard rock. It has seen many iterations over the years, but today we take a look at the classic that Eddie Van Halen created.

Is Spark Amp Battery Powered? What You Need To Know

Is Spark Amp Battery Powered? What You Need To Know

Positive Grid’s Spark Amp is a very cool practice amp, with a futuristic twist that involves amp sims and your phone. But is the Spark Amp battery powered?

What Guitar Amps Do Meshuggah Use? A Guide For Djenters…

What Guitar Amps Do Meshuggah Use? A Guide For Djenters…

What guitar amps do Meshuggah use? Good question. Here’s the skinny on Meshuggah’s amazing custom-built guitar amps as well as the gear it uses to create its iconic sounds and tones...

5 Reasons Why The Orange Crush Amp is The Perfect Amp

5 Reasons Why The Orange Crush Amp is The Perfect Amp

Is the Orange Crush amp any good? Personally, I think they are the perfect practice amp. But which is the best Orange Crush amp model? Let's find out...

15 Guitarists That Use Axe FX (+ Why The Switched)

15 Guitarists That Use Axe FX (+ Why The Switched)

Axe FX is used by all kinds of guitarists, from The Edge to John Mayer. But what metals bands use Axe FX? Here are some of the best guitarists that switched over to Fractal Audio’s Axe FX…

New JOYO Bantamp Models For 2022: Amazing Miniature Monsters!

New JOYO Bantamp Models For 2022: Amazing Miniature Monsters!

The new Joyo Bantamp series is seriously awesome and affordable options for guitarists that want to downsize! The is even a new cab!

Line 6 Catalyst VS BOSS Katana: Which Amp Will Be #1?

Line 6 Catalyst VS BOSS Katana: Which Amp Will Be #1?

It has only been a week since Line 6 dropped the Catalyst, and people already want a comparison. Line 6 Catalyst VS BOSS Katana, who will win?

Line 6 Catalyst 100 Review: A Giant Attempt To Catch Up With The Katana?

Line 6 Catalyst 100 Review: A Giant Attempt To Catch Up With The Katana?

The Line 6 Catalyst 100 just surprised everyone this week! I think we all know who this amp is trying to compete with, don't we?

Best FRFR Guitar Speaker Under $300

Best FRFR Guitar Speaker Under $300

If you’re looking for a powerful FRFR guitar speaker but you DON’T want to break the bank, what is the best FRFR Guitar Speaker Under $300 right now?

BOSS Katana Sneaky Amps: The #1 Guide To All Of The Amazing Tones!

BOSS Katana Sneaky Amps: The #1 Guide To All Of The Amazing Tones!

The BOSS Katana Sneaky Amps feature sounded like a myth, or an urban legend when I first heard of it. But it's real, and today we will show you how it works!

The Best Budget Tube Amps: Our #1 Guide For Outstanding PRO Tones!

The Best Budget Tube Amps: Our #1 Guide For Outstanding PRO Tones!

Finding the best budget tube amps is difficult, but we managed to get a list together! Let's take a look at some serious tone monsters!

The 5 Best Cheap Amps You Can Gig With: Great Live Tone On A Budget!

The 5 Best Cheap Amps You Can Gig With: Great Live Tone On A Budget!

Usually amps you can gig with are big and expensive. But there are cheap amps you can gig with, without compromising your tone. There's options!

Blackstar Silverline Special Review: The 50 Watt Heavy Hitter!

Blackstar Silverline Special Review: The 50 Watt Heavy Hitter!

The Blackstar Silverline Special is an awesome addition to the digital amp lineup. But this amp is nothing like the ID:Core Series!

Fender Mustang GTX 100 Review: BEST Versatile Gigging Amp Under $500!

Fender Mustang GTX 100 Review: BEST Versatile Gigging Amp Under $500!

The Fender Mustang GTX 100 is not a new amp by any means, but it is often overlooked in the world of modeling amps. Let's shine some light on this awesome amp!

Why The Beatles ONLY Ever Used Vox Amps

Why The Beatles ONLY Ever Used Vox Amps

Why did The Beatles only ever use Vox amps? Here’s the inside story on the real reason why The Beatles choose to use Vox amps – and it has nothing to do with guitar tone!

Are Line 6 Guitar Amps Bad? Taking A Look In 2021!

Are Line 6 Guitar Amps Bad? Taking A Look In 2021!

We know that Line 6 makes some of the best processors on the planet, but are Line 6 guitar amps bad? Today we take a look at the meme, and tell you the truth.

How Heavy is The Spark Amp? Let’s Find Out…

How Heavy is The Spark Amp? Let’s Find Out…

How much does Positive Grid’s Spark Amp weigh? Here’s everything you need to know…

BEST Amps For Doom Metal: Classic, Modern, and Unorthodox!

BEST Amps For Doom Metal: Classic, Modern, and Unorthodox!

Doom Metal is highly specific when it comes to guitar tone, over decades of innovation. So what are the best amps for doom metal in 2020?

The #1 Best Mini Guitar Amps Money Can Buy in 2021!

The #1 Best Mini Guitar Amps Money Can Buy in 2021!

Mini guitar amps have been all the rage over the past few years. Today we check out our top choices for the best mini guitar amps, and check out the features!

The Best Guitar Amps Under 100 Bucks: Our Top 5 Affordable Picks!

The Best Guitar Amps Under 100 Bucks: Our Top 5 Affordable Picks!

Finding the best guitar amps under 100 bucks can be hard. There are tons of choices out there, and not all of them are particularly good!

Expensive Amp Simulators: The PRO Solution For Every Studio in 2021!

Expensive Amp Simulators: The PRO Solution For Every Studio in 2021!

Any expensive amp simulators can be the all in one solution for your studio, whether at home or in a professional setting.

The Best Free Amp Simulators For Metal in 2021: Great Tone On A Budget!

The Best Free Amp Simulators For Metal in 2021: Great Tone On A Budget!

Anything that usually has the word "free" attached to comes with a stigma. But these free amp simulators defy that logic.

The Best Amp Simulators in 2021: Going Completely Virtual!

The Best Amp Simulators in 2021: Going Completely Virtual!

The 5 BEST Practice Amps for Beginners: Our #1 Picks For Metal Heads…

The 5 BEST Practice Amps for Beginners: Our #1 Picks For Metal Heads…

If you want to rock HARD, even if you're at home, you'll need a good practice amp. Here are out 5 best practice amps for beginners.

Best Lunchbox Amps: 7 Mini-Amps Primed For Metal!

Best Lunchbox Amps: 7 Mini-Amps Primed For Metal!

It may seem like over the past decade or so, it has been all about Amp Sims/Modelers. Another trend popped up around the same time: Mini Lunchbox Amps!

Peavey 5150 Vs. Bugera 6262: A CONTROVERSIAL Showdown…

Peavey 5150 Vs. Bugera 6262: A CONTROVERSIAL Showdown…

The Peavey 5150 or the Bugera 6262 -- that is the QUESTION. Join us for a detailed look at both, including ALL the PROS & CONS of each option...

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