Mix up to 8 IRs at once with LIBRA IR mixer by STL Tones and Ignite Amps

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STL Tones and Ignite Amps have collaborated on the new LIBRA IR mixer, a new tool that lets its users blend up to eight Impulse Responses running simultaneously. Is this the ultimate cab IR tool? LIBRA IR The new LIBRA software from STL Tones and Ignite Amps supports mono and stereo as well as automatic resampling. […]

Revv G2: From boost to crunch, a “touch-sensitive” Green Channel drive pedal

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The Canadian company Revv is above all known for its Generator tube heads. In 2018, the company released its first pedal, the G3. It went on to introduce the G4 at NAMM this year, a high-gain pedal aimed at metal and hard rock players. The G2 is a different, perhaps tamer, animal and captures a particular Revv amp sound in […]

Elektron Analog Drive deal at Thomann – EUR 89 instead of EUR 395!

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Swedish company Elektron is known for its excellent synthesisers and drum machines. The Analog Drive 2016 was their first outing in the direction of the guitar universe. Unfortunately, it was launched with a price of just under 400 euros, which was quite high priced. Now three years later Thomann is selling them for under EUR 90 a pop, […]

STL Tones Tonality Will Putney virtual guitar suite: Metal tones for your DAW

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STL Tones has released a new suite of virtual guitar software developed in cooperation with metal producer Will Putney.  The new suite is part of STL Tones’ Tonality Series and looks like it has a lot to offer. There’s pretty much everything you need: five amps, three virtual pedal effects (distortion, delay and reverb), a virtual cab room, plus […]

Solar Type G: Finally, an LP-style single cut by Ola Englund

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Hitherto known primarily to metal players, Solar Guitars was created by guitarist and YouTuber Ola Englund. So far, his brand has focussed on guitars in the style of the Stratocaster, Flying V and Explorer. It seemed only a matter of time until the release of a single cut model that would put Solar in competition with ESP/LTD […]

Solar Type G: Finally, an LP-style single cut by Ola Englund

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Hitherto known primarily to metal players, Solar Guitars was created by guitarist and YouTuber Ola Englund. So far, his brand has focussed on guitars in the style of the Stratocaster, Flying V and Explorer. It seemed only a matter of time until the release of a single cut model that would put Solar in competition with ESP/LTD […]

Solar Guitars finally reveals that 8-String! Enter the new A1.8C

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The new Solar Guitars A1.8C was teased back during Winter NAMM – and now it is finally here. This 27″ scale length behemoth looks killer in its jet black finish. This thing could probably crush skulls at twenty paces. Solar Guitars A1.8C Ola Englund’s relentless release schedule for his Solar Guitars brand is sometimes be […]

Positive Grid BIAS FX 2 with Guitar Match modelling and new DSP engine

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Positive Grid has just announced that BIAS FX 2 is available to pre-order on its website. Judging by a first look, v2 looks to have been significantly revamped and overhauled, bringing some interesting new features to the BIAS FX suite. The world of virtual guitar rigs is getting better and better, so the new Positive […]

Solar Guitars issues two signature guitars for Dan Vadim Von of Morbid Angel

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Morbid Angel’s Dan Vadim Von has joined Solar Guitars’ ever-growing roster of artists. The resulting cooperation has spawned two new signature models, the Solar A1.7DVV and V1.6DVV. It’s always nice to get your own signature model guitar – but to get two at once must be splendid. This is exactly what has happened for Morbid Angel’s Dan Vadim […]

Horizon Devices Nano Attack: A single-knob Djent box?

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We’ve become acquainted with Horizon Devices from the Precision Drive co-developed by Misha Mansoor and built by MXR, as well as the newer Apex preamp. Now comes the Nano Attack, a genuinely simple pedal with only has one lone control knob. And it should be labelled Djent! Nano Attack The only control visible on the […]