NAMM 2020: Vox launches four-strong, Nutube-equipped Valvenergy pedal series

Vox Valvenergy
(Image credit: Vox)

NAMM 2020: After years of cramming its Nutube tech into tiny amp heads and even an Ibanez Tube Screamer, Vox has finally brought the miniature valves into its own line of overdrive pedals: enter the Valvenergy Series.

The line-up is composed of four pedals, the Mystic Edge (based on the AC30); Copperhead Drive, (a classic rock stack sound); Silk Drive (the tone of a legendary boutique amp… dare we say Dumble?) and Cutting Edge (voiced for modern metal).

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.