Gear

Michael Anthony’s new axe…

  We saw this amazing signature Yamaha BB at NAMM — and even better, the original, practically smashed-to-pieces BB with which MA made his name back in the early Van Halen days. If these basses could only talk, as the

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New Sandberg bass!

Reggie Worthy’s ‘Bullet Reggie Worthy’ bass is the result of long tests and discussions, grilled steaks and cold beer, the company tell us. Based on Sandberg’s regular Bullet Bass, the luthiers have incorporated a deeper cutaway that provides a more

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BGM at NAMM!

We’re at the world’s biggest gear event: expect a full report in our next issue. Meanwhile, feast your eyes on these amazing Mayones basses! Can we fit them in our hand luggage…?  

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Pedulla Rapture RBJ-2

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The mighty Pedulla returns. Ian Glasper feels the quality

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Skjold SS6

Skjold’s SS6 looks like a Klingon battle cruiser, but will the sound be otherworldly? Sam Wise finds out

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Steinberger Spirit XT-2

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Cricket season already? Ian Glasper steps up to the crease with an ergonomic design classic

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EHX and Darkglass Effects

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Joel McIver gets his size 10 Doc Marten ready to stomp on two luxurious effects pedals – one classic and one new

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Vintage Violin Bass WB4SB

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Fancy some retro chic? Ian Glasper takes a gander at a Macca-style violin bass

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AV Guitars AVBP/J5

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Come and ‘AV’ a go, says Ellen O’Reilly of this bouncing Czech bass

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Markbass CMD JB Players School

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Jeff Berlin’s music conservatoire lends its name to a new Markbass combo. Kev Sanders feels the width

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