Marshall’s archivist and technical specialist Phil Wells on the amps that put power into flower power
The Front Bottoms mastered their transition from basement-staple folk-punks to arena-packing pop kings. Now, they’re throwing caution to the wind with an album of pure, unfiltered chaos
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"Rough around the edges in a cute and kitschy way, like a DIY punk bar with plastic butterflies blu-tacked to the walls"
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The Yes legend uncouples from the mothership to drift through shifting landscapes on his first solo album in 9 years
After a six-year break, the Canadian alt-rocker returns with Total Freedom – and a fresh perspective on her sound
Hardcore's generation-spanning heroes go heavy on their latest album – both in sound, and in amp stacks...
Chris Robertson and Ben Wells detail their guitar synergy, and the gear – formerly used by rock royalty – that drove the band's hard-hitting new album, The Human Condition
5150 amps and slowing things down is the order of the day on the SoCal metallers' new album, Dealing with Demons I & II