Epiphone Limited Edition 75th Anniversary Inspired by “1939” Century Amp

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Epiphone is introducing some new products at this year's Musikmesse show, and one of the more interesting announcements is the Limited Edition 75th Anniversary Inspired by "1939" Century Amp: The Ltd. Edition 75th Anniversary Inspired by “1939” Century Amp revives an Art Deco era masterpiece from Epiphone’s early days in Manhattan. The amp is a faithful replica of a classic … [Read more...]

NAMM 2014: Hiwatt Custom Shop Little Rigs

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Hiwatt has introduced three new amps in a new series they're calling the Custom Shop Little Rigs. There are three amps in the series right now: the Little P Rig, the Little D Rig, and the Little J Rig. Hiwatt Signature Series Little P Rig The Hiwatt Little P rig is based on the original CP103 amplifier used by Pete Townshend of The Who. This was the tone that sparked a … [Read more...]

NAMM 2014: Suhr PT-100 Signature Edition Amplifier

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Suhr and Peter Thorn have been working together for a number of years, and one of the main things they've been working on is a new limited edition signature amp for Thorn called the Suhr PT-100 Signature Edition: The Suhr PT-100 Signature Edition set features a 100 watt, three-channel tube amplifier head loaded with a custom “Plexi-style” output transformer, four EL-34 power … [Read more...]

NAMM 2014: Ibanez TSA5TVR Tube Screamer Guitar Combo Amplifier

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I really dig the look of the new Ibanez TSA5TVR amp. It's part of their Tube Screamer amp line, which includes a built-in Tube Screamer pedal in the amp. For over 30 years the Ibanez Tube Screamer has been one of the most popular overdrive pedals in the world: a perennial favorite, famous for its warm, creamy tone and unequivocal responsiveness. Now the iconic pedal has found … [Read more...]

NAMM 2014: PRS David Grissom Custom 30 and Custom 50

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David Grissom and Paul Reed Smith have worked together for several decades, so it's fitting that David now has his own signature PRS amplifiers: the DG Custom 30 and the DG Custom 50: "The DG Custom amps are the culmination of a three year collaboration between myself and Doug Sewell. We set out to create two distinct amps – a 30 watt and a 50 watt – that would rival the … [Read more...]