Radial Headload review


A guitarist’s ‘Swiss army knife’ with switchable attenuation, EQ-able direct cab-sim outputs and more. Huw Price gets loaded The Headload is many things, but first and foremost it’s an attenuator. Many will already be familiar with the process of plugging powerful valve amps into an attenuator, then cranking up to optimise your tone at More...

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Moog MF Chorus review

The synth pioneer has turned its attention to the world of compact guitar stompboxes. Simon Bradley finds out what the foog’s going on Robert Moog is considered to be the father of modern synthesizers, and although More...

Guitar & Bass November-50
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, November 20th, 2015

Marshall Astoria Classic: AST1H head & AST1C combo review

Marshall’s new Astoria series sees the company combine vintage and modern features in an attempt to take a slice out of the boutique market. Huw Price gives the Classic model a spin… What actually constitutes More...

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Tyyster Pelti review

With its sheet metal body and internal pickup, the Tyyster Pelti is more than a retro-modernist fancy. Huw Price goes (mint) green Maybe it’s something to do with the persistent cold, or the long winter months More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Boss RV-6 Reverb review

Boss has upped its reverberation game with an eight-voiced digital stomper… will Richard Purvis be feeling a hall lotta love? Not so long ago, reverb was basically an amp thing. Most likely, you’d have More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Vigier GV Rock review

The best-known electric luthier outside of the US unveils a new single-cutaway design. Richard Purvis assesses its true worth… France may not appear a very rock ‘n’ roll country. Alhough they have More...

Guitar & Bass November-7
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, November 9th, 2015

Godin Session LTD review

A limited edition of a workhorse, with new finishes, upgraded pickups and a clever vibrato system. Simon Bradley investigates Canadian company Godin has always produced a wide and versatile choice of instruments, More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Martin GPCRSGT review

This Mexican-made acoustic offers the illustrious Martin name for less than a grand, but is it ready for the road? Rick Batey finds out Maintaining a busy gigging schedule can be hellish on both body and soul, More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Eventide H9 Max review

The ultimate stompbox now has a Max version with loads of extra sounds… including distortion. Review by Richard Purvis Does this look familiar? Back in June 2014, we reviewed a little white box called the Eventide More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Sandberg California II VM4 & TM5 review

Here’s a pair of new basses from German company Sandberg; one pristine, one less so… Gareth Morgan investigates It’s been two decades since Fender launched its first Relics at NAMM, and the years since More...