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Category Archives: NAMM

the biggest trade show in the guitar calendar, NAMM. This archive covers news from both winter NAMM & summer NAMM.

NAMM 2015: Marshall 2555x Silver Jubilee Reissue

Written on January 25, 2015 at 10:32 pm, by Jon

marshall silver jubilee reissue
“The Silver Jubilee Series was created in 1987 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of Marshall Amplification and the 50th year of Jim Marshall being in the music business. The limited edition, all-valve Silver Jubilee amplifiers looked stunning …

NAMM 2015: Fender Sergio Vallin Signature Model

Written on January 24, 2015 at 9:55 pm, by Jon

fender sergio vallin
I’ll admit I have no idea who Servio Vallin is (apparently he is in Mexican quartet Maná the world’s biggest Latin rock band) but I think this is a very interesting signature Fender model as it seems more based on …

NAMM 2015: Ibanez JS25ART Anniversary Signature Joe Satriani Guitar

Written on January 24, 2015 at 9:05 pm, by Jon

ibanez js25art signature joe satriani anniversary
I’ve been a massive Joe Satriani fan since I picked up the electric guitar in 1988 and immediately wanted an Ibanez JS the moment they were released in 1990, it wasn’t actually until 2008 that I bought one, a black …

NAMM 2015: Line 6 Firehawk & Variax Standard

Written on January 23, 2015 at 10:47 pm, by Jon

line 6 firehawk
“Firehawk FX is packed with over 200 amps and effects, giving you powerful flexibility to create your own sound or reproduce the tones of any recording. From warm vintage classics to high-gain powerhouses, the world’s best amps are now at …

NAMM 2015: Washburn Travel Guitar With Pickup

Written on January 23, 2015 at 9:30 pm, by Jon

washburn-travel-guitar
It might look weird but the new Washburn new Travel Guitar is super compact and includes a microphone pickup. The guitar features a solid spruce top and a full size 24″ scale. Strangely, I think, it comes complete with a …

NAMM 2015: New Fender Dave Murray Stratocaster

Written on January 23, 2015 at 9:20 pm, by Jon

Fender Artist Dave Murray Stratocaster HHH
Iron Maiden’s Dave Murray has been playing hot-rodded Fender Strats his entire career and this one is just that. The Dave Murray California Series Stratocaster may look fairly traditional but it is loaded with 3 Seymour Duncan humbuckers and a …

NAMM 2015: Peavey Classic 20 MH Mini Head Amplifier

Written on January 22, 2015 at 8:53 pm, by Jon

classic 20 MH
And one more from Peavey, yet another minification of one of their classic amps the Peavey Classic 30 designed by legendary amp and effects designer James Brown (not THAT James Brown).

The lunchbox version is called the Peavey Classic 20 …

NAMM 2015: Peavey announce 20 Watt 6505 MH Mini Head Amplifier

Written on January 22, 2015 at 8:32 pm, by Jon

peavey 6505 mh
Peavey have caught the minification bug, or maybe they are catching on to a trend that seems to have stuck around longer than I expected. The might 6505 from Peavey has been a Metal industry standard when it comes to …

NAMM 2015: Peavey 50th Anniversary Commerative Amps

Written on January 22, 2015 at 8:19 pm, by Jon

peavey 6505+ 50th anniversary
So many anniversary milestones this year! PRS, ESP, Dunlop and now Peavey. For the 50th or Golden Anniversary Peavey are releasing two limited-edition blinged-up amplifiers, the 50th anniversary commemorative 6505® Plus head, and the 50th anniversary commemorative Classic® 30 112 …

NAMM 2015: Satchel from Steel Panther new Kramer Signature Models

Written on January 22, 2015 at 8:05 pm, by Jon

kramer_satchel
Kramer have been teasing the new Satchel signature model for the build up to NAMM 2015 and although they didn’t say who it was for I think it was pretty obvious from the start! Well it seems Tiger stripes are …