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  • The Klon Wars: Reverb's Klon Pedal Shootout

    If you made a list of the most hyped pedals of all time, the Klon Centaur would easily sit at the very top. Since original run of this pedal ended in 2009, prices on used Klons have topped the $2,000 mark, spurring countless imitators (aka "Klones") along the way. We recently got our hands on an original Klon and put it head to head with a newer Klon-made KTR pedal, a PCE Aluminum Falcon, as well as a cheaper Electro-Harmonix Soul Food pedal. Take a look at this shootout to hear how these various takes on the Klon concept stack up. Read more...

    Published Aug 29

  • Reverb Soundcheck: Ben Kweller

    At Reverb.com we're thrilled to count plenty of touring musicians in the ranks of our list of sellers. Austin's own Ben Kweller is one such artist who uses Reverb to sell the gear in between studio sessions and his frequent cross-country treks. We recently talked to Ben during a sound check at Lincoln Hall in Chicago about his current rig of guitars, pedals, harmonicas and keyboards. Watch the Reverb Soundcheck here. Read more...

    Published Aug 27

  • Putting the Tone in Silvertone: A Guide to the 1480 Series Amps

    We've seen the Silvertone 1480 amps of the '60s soar in popularity lately. Here's a breakdown of the five amps in the series (the 1481, 1482, 1483, 1484 and 1485) and how they compare. Read more...

    Published Aug 24 by John Shults

  • How to Book Your Band

    There’s a lot involved in getting booked for the first time. It’s not as simple as saying "OK, we’re a band, let’s go play." Here are some of the most important things to think about when booking your first gig. Read more...

    Published Aug 21 by Rus Anderson

  • Reverb Interview: Walrus Audio on the Future of Pedals

    In a landscape of ever-evolving pedal tastes, the guys at Walrus Audio have been right on the forefront. Most recently, Walrus has entered the world of ambient Reverb with the highly touted Descent Reverb which launched at NAMM this past January. We recently caught up with Colt from Walrus HQ to talk about what's next for Walrus and where the pedal world is headed. Read more...

    Published Aug 19

  • Reverb Run-Through: Paul Reed Smith SE-20 Amp Head

    PRS might be best known for their eye-catching flamed finishes, but the company also manufactures high quality amps that have gained the praise of everyone from slide virtuoso Derek Trucks to jazz shredder John McLaughlin. Check out our resident metalhead Jason as he puts this amp to the test. Read more...

    Published Aug 19

  • Reverb Interview: Shaun Morgan of Seether

    “Isolate and Medicate,” Seether’s sixth studio album, sees the multi-platinum rock band delivering a passionate and commanding record with tunes that are already living up to past Seether chart-toppers such as “Fake It,” “Remedy,” “Rise About This” and “Find Again.” Reverb.com spoke with Seether frontman and guitarist Shaun Morgan about the upcoming tour, his love for Nirvana and the guitars he used on “Isolate and Medicate.” Read more...

    Published Aug 18 by Anne Erickson

  • Reverb Quiz: Can You Name the Guitars in These Movies?

    Can you correctly ID the guitars seen in these rocktastic films? Turn your rig up to 11 and put your guitar knowledge to the test. Read more...

    Published Aug 14

  • Talking Metal Gear with Björn Gelotte of In Flames

    We recently talked to Bjorn Gelotte of Swedish metal band In Flames about the new album, In Flames’ onstage setup and why his guitar playing comes straight from the heart. Read more...

    Published Aug 12 by Anne Erickson

  • 6 Classic Amps Every Bassist Should Know

    Take a look at this timeline of six of the most important bass amps ever produced. From the Ampeg B-15 fliptop, through the SVT and Acoustic 360/361, to the SWR Redhead, David Eden World Tour 800, and modern MarkBass amps. Read more...

    Published Aug 06 by Eric Garland

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