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  • Fender’s new Road Worn basses

    Fender has announced two bass models in their new Fender Road Worn series. These are replicas of their classic basses from 50s and 60s, scruffed up to look like the real thing. The Fender Road Worn 1950s Precision Bass is made with a one-piece maple neck, an alder body, and traditional split single-coil pickup. The... »

  • Ampeg releases miniature SVT amp

    Ampeg has released a miniature version of the SVT amplifier, known as the Micro-VR Head. It’s perfect for small venues and recording studios where the original version would be overkill. With the classic Ampeg looks in a small case, it’s adorable, but at about $300, it’s no toy. The head has a true Ampeg preamp... »

  • Alvarez introduces Artist Series Bass

    Guitar maker Alvarez is showing off some fantastic stuff at NAMM. Among the highlights, the first ever bass addition to the Artist line. Natural and black finish basses start at $750, and will be available starting in March. Check them out at NAMM, booth 5676. »

  • Aguilar Introduces White Hot DB Series Bass Cabinets

    Aguilar Amplification has expanded their DB series bass cabinets to include a new color, White Hot, debuting at the upcoming NAMM show in Anaheim, California. The new cabinets also feature a contrasting burgundy and black grill cloth, silver piping and the famous silver and black Aguilar logo. White Hot joins four other colors in the... »

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  • GrooveTech Multi-Tool

    CruzTOOLS has introduced the GrooveTech Multi-Tool, a new tech tool for bass and guitar. The GrooveTech provides all the tools needed to handle basic work on most makes and models, including bridges and truss rods. The tool includes: Seven hex wrenches, both metric and inch-based, with ball-end tips on three truss rod sizes since direct... »

  • Fender Announces Victor Bailey 5-String Acoustic Bass Guitar

    Fender has just announced the release of Victor Bailey’s popular signature acoustic bass in a five-string version. Originally introduced in 2005, the Artist Design Series Victor Bailey Acoustic Bass guitar features an arched back, figured dao body, abalone rosette, tortoise shell binding, a bound 34″-scale neck matching Victor’s signature Fender electric bass, gold Hipshot tuners... »

  • Line 6 Announces New Pro Bass Pod

    Line 6, Inc. announced Bass Floor POD, the latest addition to the POD line of products. Bass Floor POD can be used as a front-end multi-effects/tone pedal for an amp, a direct to PA and recording solution, or with headphones. “For the bass player, having professional bass tone usually requires a lot of extremely heavy,... »