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  • Hartke Introduces Limited Edition David Ellefson Signature Combo A70 Bass Amp

    Hartke Introduces Limited Edition David Ellefson Signature Combo A70 Bass Amp

    Hartke is releasing their newest combo amp, the David Ellefson Signature Combo A70 bass amp. The limited edition combo features Ellefson’s signature badge and a custom chrome grill in addition to all the features of the pre-existing A70. Built with a 12-inch aluminum bass driver, the combo is rated at 70 watts and is designed... »

  • Schroeder Cabinets Introduces Pyramid Line of Bass Cabinets

    Schroeder Cabinets Introduces Pyramid Line of Bass Cabinets

    Schroeder Cabinets has introduced a new line of bass cabs called the Pyramid series. Developed for bassists that have trouble hearing themselves on small stages, the long throw design helps the artist hear what they’re playing while projecting just as well to the audience. The new line includes an 800-watt 2×12, a 400-watt 1×12, and... »

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  • TC Electronic Unveils BH250 Bass Amplifier for Summer NAMM

    TC Electronic Unveils BH250 Bass Amplifier for Summer NAMM

    With Summer NAMM just around the corner, TC Electronic has unveiled their most compact bass amplifier to date: the BH250. Weighing in at just four pounds, the Class D amplifier boasts 250-watts while packing in the company’s intelligently contoured tone controls and TonePrint among other features. The BH250’s tone controls are tailored specifically for bass.... »

  • First Look: Mesa Boogie Prodigy and Strategy All-Tube Bass Amps

    First Look: Mesa Boogie Prodigy and Strategy All-Tube Bass Amps

    Mesa Boogie unveiled some sweet new gear at Musikmesse this year, including a pair of new all-tube bass amps called the Prodigy and the Strategy. Rated at 120 watts and 300 watts respectively, the pair are both equipped with three 12AX7 preamp tubes and a class A/B multi-watt power amp. The Prodigy’s power amp section... »

  • Amped: The Illustrated History of the World’s Greatest Amplifiers

    Amped: The Illustrated History of the World’s Greatest Amplifiers

    Amp guru Dave Hunter has released a new book dedicated to classic amps, offering up a history of the author’s picks for the 60 greatest guitar and bass amps in history. Amped: The Illustrated History of the World’s Greatest Amplifiers tells the stories of the 1937 Rickenbacher M11 all the way through the latest Matchless... »

  • Carvin Introduces BRX15.3 and BRX18.1 Bass Cabinets

    Carvin Introduces BRX15.3 and BRX18.1 Bass Cabinets

    Carvin has added two new models to their BRX Series bass cabinets: the BRX15.3 and the BRX18.1. Made in the USA, the new cabs are built from Baltic Birch plywood covered in DuraTex and have recessed steel handles as well as caster inserts. The BRX15.3 is a 600-watt 3-way cabinet loaded with a 15˝ woofer,... »

  • TC Electronic Now Shipping BG250 Bass Combo

    TC Electronic Now Shipping BG250 Bass Combo

    Announced during this year’s Musikmesse show in Frankfurt, TC Electronic is now shipping their newest bass combo, the BG250. THe 1×15˝ combo is TC’s latest entry in the line up of ultra-light combo, but one that comes with the ability to replace on-board effects using the company’s new TonePrint technology. TonePrint is essentially an effects... »

  • Gallien-Krueger Announces MB Fusion 800 Bass Amplifier

    Gallien-Krueger Announces MB Fusion 800 Bass Amplifier

    Gallien-Krueger has expanded its MB series bass amplifiers with the MB Fusion 800, an 800-watt amp that brings together an all tube preamp and a digital power amp. Similar to the rest of the line, the MB Fusion 800 is built with an aluminum chassis and is sized to fit in a gig bag for... »

  • Ibanez Releases New Promethean P3115 Bass Combo Amp

    Ibanez Releases New Promethean P3115 Bass Combo Amp

    Ibanez expanded their Promethean combo series this year with the P3115, a 300-watt combo amp with a 15˝ driver and an HF dome tweeter with a passive crossover. Unique to the P3115 is an on/off switch for the tweeter, allowing for more tonal variety by eliminating unnecessary high frequency overtones. It also features a Class-D... »

  • Genz Benz Second Generation Shuttle Bass Amps Now Shipping

    Genz Benz Second Generation Shuttle Bass Amps Now Shipping

    Genz Benz has released their newest generation of the Shuttle Series bass amps, including the Shuttle 6.2 and the Shuttle 9.2. Featuring a tube preamp and a Class D power amplifier, the new line builds upon its predecessors with increased tube gain and the addition of the company’s “3 Dimensional Power Management” circuitry (3DPM), which... »