For genres that call for higher gain guitar tones, solid state amplifiers are ideal. Specifically, Blackstar solid state combo guitar amplifiers are preferred often by shredders and headbangers around the globe. Solidly built and boasting a wide range of tone-shaping controls, Blackstar solid state amps include everything from portable 10-watt practice amplifiers to 2x10 100-watt powerhouses. Plug into one of these bad boys and you'll have no problem exploring every area of your playing potential.
It's pretty obvious that Blackstar puts a great deal of effort into making their amplifiers appealing from a visual standpoint. Rest assured, every amp model on this page sounds as incredible as they look. For proof, check out some of the top selling beauties from the ID:Core series. Representing the pinnacle of over seven years of technical Research and Development, the amplifiers in this series have a versatility that is unmatched by any other solid state amp currently on the market. Need a suggestion to start your search? Check out the ID:Core 10W 2x5 Limited Edition Stereo Guitar Combo Amp. Packed with intuitive controls and delivering a tone in super wide stereo, this entry-level amp is perfect for enthusiastic up-and-comers who want to speed up their progression.
Now, for all you rockers with aspirations of playing the biggest stages in town, go with the ID:60 1x12 60W Programmable 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp. Using Blackstar's patented True Valve Power, this amp offers 6 unique valve responses (EL84, 6V6, EL34, KT66, 6L6, KT88). Additionally, the Voice control has 6 channels: Clean Warm, Clean Bight, Crunch, Super Crunch, OD and OD2. Compact and lightweight, the ID:60 is clearly designed with adventurous players in mind.
Founded in 2007, Blackstar's passion for building solid state guitar amps that take full advantage of modern technology has earned them much respect in the heavy metal world. Gus G of Firewind, Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi and Fredrik Akesson of Opeth are some of the many skillful guitarists who count on Blackstar to provide them with their signature high-gain sounds. Hopefully the Blackstar amps just mentioned clue you in to what's waiting in this section. Make no mistake, a Blackstar solid state combo guitar amplifier is just what you need to shape the tone you have in mind.