NAMM 2023: Blackstar launches the Amped 3 pedal amp – featuring “one of the highest gain circuits Blackstar has ever developed”

Blackstar Amped 3
(Image credit: Blackstar)

NAMM 2023: Blackstar has unveiled the latest addition to its ever-growing assortment of Dept. 10 Amped pedal amps – the 100-watt, multi-channel Amped 3.

A first glance at the sleek stompbox will throw up numerous similarities to the previously released Amped 2, though closer inspection will confirm this is a wholly different beast altogether.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.