Why AmpliTube 5 is even better than the priceless gear collection in your head

The latest version of IK Multimedia’s amp simulation software is a complete performance rig and recording studio in one uniquely powerful package

Amp FAQ: Fender black-panel Bassman refurb

Rift Amps head honcho Chris Fantana gives a neglected classic some much-needed love.

Hughes & Kettner announces new AmpMan series of pedalboard amplifiers

Featuring the brand’s proprietary Spirit Tone Generator tech.

Review: Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS1

Gunning unapologetically for a certain little black box from California, Walrus’s first amp and cab sim refines the formula with some interesting tweaks.

Win! An Orange Terror Stamp worth £149!

Orange’s latest in the Terror line-up is a 20-watt pedalboard amplifier complete with valve preamp – enter below to win one.

Blackstar launches Bronco Grey version of the HT-1R and HT-1RH MkII

The two compact, low-wattage amplifiers get a new look.

“I wanted to create an amp where if I was going to a blues gig, all I’d need is the amp”: Carmen Vandenberg

The Bones UK guitarist and one-time Jeff Beck collaborator tells us why the new limited-edition signature Blackstar CV30 is her perfect amp.

Amp FAQ: What is a cap job and what do filter caps do?

Over time, many tube amplifiers end up suffering from bulging, leaky capacitors and it can make them noisy or unusable.