09 Jun · The "amp modelling vs tube amp" debate has been heating up of late: Have amp modellers finally won the war? Are tube amps out-dated? Don't write off tube amps just yet, we say...
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28 Jan · The highly customisable Line 6 Shuriken Variax guitar that once only came in black will now be available in the UK with new colours for 2019.
27 Jan · Looks like Winter NAMM had a few teases for Helix users. A Limited Edition Helix? And new firmware due including King Of Tone / K.O.T. and the Zendrive!
25 Jan · Line 6 has added the new G10S to their 24-bit wireless product range. This rugged pedal format system could be perfect for musicians wanting to go cableless.
05 Oct 2018 · New Line 6 HX Stomp combines all the sounds and effects of the Helix range, yet manages to squeeze them into a much smaller pedal format.
03 Jul 2018 · Today Line 6 released the long-awaited 2.60 firmware update for its Helix product line, with new boutique amp channels, effects and an easier to use looper function.
29 Jun 2018 · The updated 2018 Spider V 20 looks like it includes everything you need to quickly set up a decent sound and make some music. Is this the ideal package for practising at home?
22 Jun 2018 · Line 6 has just added a new standard scale length version of its Variax Shuriken guitar with more appeal to players that aren't used to baritone guitars but want all the possibilities of guitar modelling.
06 May 2018 · At this special UK event dedicated to pedals, guitar players will be able to try out hundreds of analogue and digital effects, from hand-built boutique FX to the big names in the pedal industry.
11 Apr 2018 · It looks like Line 6 has tried to construct the perfect partner for its Helix range of floor pedal modellers - these new powered cabs can simulate six different speakers and deliver plenty of power.
30 Mar 2018 · Which virtual amp software should you buy? In this new series, I give my thoughts and opinions on all the major virtual amp packages. First up on my test bench is Line 6' Helix Native software package
22 Mar 2018 · A while ago, Line 6 resurrected its classic Echo Farm effect as an AAX Native plug-in, and now offers Echo Farm 3 in VST and AU formats. A welcome nod to another era in FX, the price may put off some.
10 Feb 2018 · As we reported during NAMM, Line 6 had planned a big Helix 2.5 update - now it's here and adds a bag of effects and two very convincing boutique amp models.
04 Feb 2018 · Our favourite three cool, exciting new guitar related products for 2018 all revealed at this year's Winter NAMM Show, with gear by Fender, Line 6 and Game Changer Audio.
26 Jan 2018 · It's official, the list of effects and new boutique amp models for Line 6's Helix has been finally announced and it is coming soon!
26 Jan 2018 · Limited to only 300 guitars worldwide the new Onyx Variax comes in a sleek translucent black finish for 2018.