10 Oct · The new Blackstar Silverline series promises a boutique feel with a tube sound. But the five amplifiers are completely digital - can that work?
Blackstar - News and Rumours
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12 Jul · The new Blackstar amPlug2 Fly headphone guitar amps seek to make practise more fun for guitar and bass players. Both units have unique features aimed at either guitar or bass playing.
31 May · Blackstar has just announced a Def Leppard Hysteria edition of their 3-watt Fly 3 mini amp featuring has the album's artwork and sporting the band's logo, too. Let's get rocked!
24 Jan · The new Blackstar signature JJN-20R Jared James Nichols is a two-channel, 20-watt amp head in Racing Green and has a few neat tricks up its sleeve. Bluespower!
23 Jan · New busker orientated portable amp, the new Blackstar Black Fly is an expanded and upgraded version of the ever-popular Fly series of mini amps. A busker's best friend?
18 Jan · New MKII versions of Blackstar's HT-1R and HT-5R amp range are aimed squarely at studio and home practice environments, coming in head and combo formats, plus matching cabs.
11 Jan · Blackstar is launching the HT-20R MKII head and combo at NAMM 2019. Will this updated version of a popular amp bring enough to the table to convince players in a saturated market?
04 Jan · Blackstar is bravely launching three new 10W combos, the new Studio 10 range based on an EL34, 6L6 or KT88 output tube respectively but sharing the same single-ended input stage.
25 Jan 2018 · Blackstar are launching their first ever bass amps, the new Unity range has something at all price points and looks like it could help expand their already good name for making affordable amps for musicians.
02 Oct 2017 · Updated for 2017 to include more responsive drive channels, voice switches and recording outputs, the MkII versions of the HT Venue series have more to offer than their predecessors.
13 Jul 2017 · Celebrating 10 years of cool British amp design these limited edition combos are set to be perfect for home and studio use, with each 10-watt amp having its own distinct tonal character.
19 Jan 2017 · Blackstar push further into the micro-amp market with new affordable units in the form of the LT Echo combo and Fly 3 Bluetooth.
07 Dec 2016 · Christmas is almost upon us, and many of us are still looking for some last minute ideas for gifts. Here are some ideas for guitar-related stocking-fillers!
21 Nov 2016 · If you are looking for a versatile guitar amp for home use with the flexibility to achieve a variety of sounds, then the ID:Core V2 range could just be what you need.
07 Apr 2016 · New higher wattage and now with even more effects, plus a built in looper. This already popular practice amp range is now a gig worthy option for those on a budget.
04 Apr 2016 · The Fly 3 range of practise amps gets a new addition for the low frequencies, so Blackstar's popular practise amp finally grows some 'low end' balls...