NAMM 2022: Blackstar debuts all-new St. James amp series, featuring “the lightest 50-watt valve guitar amps on Earth”

Blackstar St. James guitar amps
(Image credit: Blackstar)

NAMM 2022: Blackstar has introduced its all-new St. James family of contemporary guitar amps – a range of combos, cabs and heads that the company says comprises “the lightest 50-watt valve amps on Earth”.

For an overview, the St. James range has been debuted with a pair of two-channel combos, two 2x12” cabs and two heads, with each head and combo coming fitted with either EL34 or 6L6 power valves.

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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.