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Ernie Ball - News and Rumours
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04 Dec 2022 · Do you not know what to buy a guitarist for Christmas? Take a look at our 5 guitarist gift ideas. Gifts that rock without breaking the bank.
15 Oct 2021 · Every guitarist has accessories that are necessary for what they do. Here are a few essential items you should always have with you.
11 Sep 2021 · Know your EL34 from your KT88? Here's our condensed primer on guitar amp tubes, from preamp and power amp valves through to rectifier tubes.
01 Feb 2020 · Does string gauge matter? Yes, says YouTuber Rick Beato. But perhaps not in the way you think. His new video has some fascinating insights into string gauge that many may find surprising.
26 Jan 2019 · Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner Pedal is now official. Though perhaps not quite as original as we first thought. Possibly a Shnobel Tone clone?
24 Jan 2019 · Ernie Ball just dropped a teaser video of the new VPJR tuner pedal and it could be the perfect partner for your pedalboard. Why hasn't anyone else done this before?
18 Jan 2019 · Ernie Ball is teasing a new John Petrucci Majesty signature model guitar for the Dream Theatre player, to be launched during NAMM 2019.
04 Jul 2018 · A new, tweaked version of the Stingray bass has been announced for 2018. It's lighter with a subtly altered shape. Will this update be enough to set the Stingray Special apart from the pack?
15 Jun 2018 · The cool new 2018 version of the St Vincent signature comes in Charcoal Sparkle, Blue Dawn, Stealth Black, and Sea Breeze finish, along with two new pickup configurations.
19 Apr 2018 · With Slow Rise, Slow Fall, Sine, Square and Harmonic tremolo effects all onboard, this new foot treadle operated tremolo effect looks like a really well thought out pedal design, but how does it sound?
25 Jan 2018 · Some of the nicest American built guitars have new finishes for 2018 and a couple of subtle tweaks to their lineup.
02 Mar 2017 · This new bass guitar is being released to celebrate 30 years of the Stingray 5-String.
01 Dec 2016 · Ernie Ball's freshly announced Spring 2017 collection has 27 new great-looking basses and guitars for you to choose from.
08 Jul 2016 · Shipping in August, these two new foot controllable effect pedals allow you to adjust them whilst your hands are busy playing your guitar.
09 Apr 2016 · 'Smoothie' the 1976 prototype bass guitar numbered #26 was the inspiration for this 40th Anniversary StingRay bass.