“Raises professional bass amplification to the next level”: Boss has unveiled its first-ever Katana bass head – and it might have just changed the game for bass players

Boss Katana-500 Bass Head
(Image credit: Boss)

Boss has expanded its amp family with the Katana-500 Bass Head and Katana Cabinet 112 Bass, which look to take bass amps to a new level thanks to some characteristic Boss innovations.

There are a few headlines here, but the main one is: this is Boss’ first-ever Katana bass head. Indeed, the company is still relatively green when it comes to Katana bass products, having only released its flagship bass combos in 2022.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

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.