Blackstar gets rocked with Fly 3 Def Leppard Hysteria edition mini amp

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Blackstar has just announced a Def Leppard Hysteria edition of its 3-Watt Fly 3 mini amp – complete with the album artwork emblazoned on the amps front grill. Blackstar Fly 3 – Def Leppard Hysteria edition Hysteria was a phenomenally successful album for Def Leppard and sold bucket loads of copies worldwide. Now, Blackstar has chosen […]

NAMM 2019: Blackstar HT-1R and HT-5R MkII amps

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Coming hot on the heels of three 10-Watt combos, Blackstar has just announced another two new amp models, the HT-1R and HT-5R MkII heads/combos. Blackstar is pitching these as “the perfect studio and practice amps”. Blackstar HT-1R and HT-5R MkII amps Both are available as either heads or combos. Each features a push-pull power amp section […]

NAMM 2019: Blackstar bravely launches Studio 10, a trio of Class A combo amps

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Blackstar will be launching a trio of Class A, single-ended combos at NAMM 2019. Each is designed around a different output valve section, using either EL34, 6L6 or KT88 to power the amps. It’s a brave move, though, given the massive competition in this segment. Is there enough on offer here to convince players to plump […]