Marco De Virgiliis, the brains behind DV Mark, made an extraordinary first impression a decade ago when he introduced the acclaimed Markbass line of bass guitar amplifiers. More recently he’s expanded his offerings with the DV Mark line of guitar amplifier heads and combos, which share the same attention to detail and focus on features that musicians really want and need, such as compact portable configurations, bulletproof construction and affordable prices. The DV Mark Triple 6 is a three-channel, 120-watt all-tube head similar to its brother, the Bad Boy 120. But whereas the Bad Boy is voiced to provide a wide range of tones, the Triple 6 is exclusively designed for hard rock and metal guitarists who prefer aggressive, supersaturated high-gain tones.
Lollar has released its new LollarTron humbucking pickups. The retro-styled humbuckers channels the sound of vintage Filter’Tron pickups, the sort of thing you'd expect to find on an mid-1960s Gretsch.
Stu Hamm, through Washburn, is releasing a fretless model of his signature electric bass, The Hammer. The SHBH3FLTSS is a fretless version of the SHB3, adding warmth and tone inimitable by any fretted instrument.