SolidGoldFX buys fellow Canadian pedal brand Diamond following its closure last year

(Image credit: SolidGoldFX)

Over a year after Canadian pedal brand Diamond closed its doors due to a lack of funding, SolidGoldFX has stepped in to purchase it and ensure its continued operation.

In a statement posted to social media last week, SolidGoldFX – also based in Canada – announced the acquisition, noting that “to be able to continue the story of one of the greatest Canadian brands is beyond words for us”.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.