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Ashdown Engineering Releases the Head 22 with Shavo Odadjian
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Ashdown Engineering Releases the Head 22 with Shavo Odadjian

System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian has teamed up with Ashdown Engineering to create the Head 22, a 600-watt bass amp that is hand-built in Ashdown’s UK Custom Shop.

Darkglass Electronics Launches Two New Amps at 2019 Winter NAMM
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Darkglass Electronics Launches Two New Amps at 2019 Winter NAMM

Darkglass Electronics took to the Winter NAMM Show to unveil two new products in their line of bass amplifiers: The Alpha-Omega 900 and the Microtubes 900 v2. While the latter upgrades an existing model, the Alpha-Omega 900 is a brand new amp that pairs elements of their Alpha-Omega distortion preamplifier with a 900-watt power section.

Taurus Announces the Vandall-500 Bass Amp
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Taurus Announces the Vandall-500 Bass Amp

Taurus has expanded their lineup of bass amps with the Vandall-500, a 500-watt RMS head with dual inputs and both solid state and tube preamps.

Mesa/Boogie Adds New Amp, Cabs, and Preamp Pedal to Subway Series
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Mesa/Boogie Adds New Amp, Cabs, and Preamp Pedal to Subway Series

Mesa/Boogie has expanded on their Subway series of bass amplification with the Subway WD-800 head, three new cabinets, and the new Subway+ DI preamp pedal. The products are built in their Petaluma, California shop. The WD-800 is an 800-watt head that brings together a two-stage tube preamp with a powerful class-D power section.

GR Bass ONE800 Bass Amp Now Available
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GR Bass ONE800 Bass Amp Now Available

Italy’s GR Bass Amps are now available in the U.S., and they’re now shipping the GR Bass ONE800. The 800-watt bass amp offers lots of tonal tweaking with a four-band EQ section that includes three-way frequency switches for the Lo-Mid and Hi-Mid ranges. Deep and bright switches offer more general EQing while a Pure switch allows you to bypass all...

Aguilar Amplification Introduces the Tone Hammer 700 Bass Amp
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Aguilar Amplification Introduces the Tone Hammer 700 Bass Amp

Aguilar’s Tone Hammer range of amps has gotten a little bigger – and a little louder. They’ve just introduced the Tone Hammer 700, which builds upon the 350 and 500 models with a power rating of 700 watts. It also continues the super light aspect of the series by weighing in at just 4.9 pounds. The amp has the same...

EBS Announces Limited Edition 30th Anniversary HD360 Amp
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EBS Announces Limited Edition 30th Anniversary HD360 Amp

EBS has been in the business for 30 years now, and they’re celebrating in part with a limited edition of their HD360 bass amp. The EBS HD360 Anniversary model will be limited to fifty units and ships with a copy of the EBS 30 Year Anniversary book. “This amplifier is a true collector’s item and at the same time a...

Orange Reintroduces the Terror Bass Amp
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Orange Reintroduces the Terror Bass Amp

Orange Amplification has reintroduced the Terror Bass, a compact amp that features a tube preamp and Class D power section. The combination makes it sound even closer to their flagship AD200, the company says. The new Terror Bass retains the original control layout while adding a clean switch for extra headroom and cleaner sounds. It offers up to 500 watts...

TC Electronic Unveils the BQ250 and BQ500 Bass Amps
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TC Electronic Unveils the BQ250 and BQ500 Bass Amps

TC Electronic has expanded their bass amp line with the BQ250 and the BQ500. Rated at 250 and 500 watts, respectively, the head units are described as “bare-bones bass power.” Each features a MOSFET preamp with a custom 4-band EQ as well as a built-in Thrust compressor circuit. They also share connectivity features like a Balanced DI output with pre/post...

Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes 900 Bass Amp
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Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes 900 Bass Amp

Darkglass Electronics is continuing their tradition of limited edition models with a decked out version of the Microtubes 900 bass amp. The amp has a new black chassis with artwork on its top. “We have collaborated with Christopher Lovell, a true social media sensation as of late with some of the most epic, dark artwork we have seen in the...