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Get monstrous bass tone with Hartke's new HD508 combo amp

Normally, when you think of a 500-watt amp, an immobile beast, forever straining the muscles of you or (if you're very, very lucky) your roadie's arms and back, comes to mind. 

However, with its phenomenal new HD508 combo amplifier, Hartke has managed to pack 500 watts of power into a shockingly portable, 49-pound package. 

Oh yeah, and it sounds great too! Its Hartke-patented HyDrive speakers produce clear, articulate and powerful tone that will dominate the low-end without overwhelming the rest of your band's sound.

See (and hear) what we mean in the demo video above, courtesy of the great Matt Scharfglass.

For more info, point your browser over to Hartke.

Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.