Guitar Aficionado Chats with Eddie Van Halen on the EL34

Guitar Aficionado editor Chris Gill gave the EVH 5150IIIS EL34 an impressive review in the March/April issue, which also included exclusive commentary from Eddie Van Halen on the inspiration behind the amp. Van Halen’s desire to recreate his legendary tone (but on steroids) from his prized original 1968 Marshall Super Lead amp used to record

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Eric Broadbent Live Streams a Demo of the LBXII

Eric Broadbent of EVH Gear Discussion recently streamed one of the first live demos of the 5150III LBXII, demoing the amp in the green (clean) and blue (dirty) channels and showing off its response to added pedals and effects. Broadbent began the live segment with a comparison between the first generation LBX and newly released

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Guitar World Honors the 5150IIIS EL34 with a Platinum Award

The 5150IIIS EL34 received an outstanding review in the April issue of Guitar World, earning the magazine’s highest honor with a Platinum Award. The detailed two-page review by editor Chris Gill includes a rundown of the amp’s features and what to expect from its performance. “The EVH 5150IIIS is an impressively dynamic and expressive amp

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Premier Guitar Reviews the 5150III LBX Head

In the August issue of “Premier Guitar,” Shawn Hammond reviews the EVH 5150III LBX head, which includes some Van Halen history, a deep dive into the amp’s features and insider tips and tricks to really make the LBX sing.

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Eric Broadbent Demos and Reviews the 5150III 15W LBX Head

EVH guitarist Eric Broadbent shows what the 5150III® 15W LBX Head is made of in a recent demo and review.

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Guitar World Reviews and Awards the 5150III® 15-Watt LBX Head

The June issue of “Guitar World” features a review for the EVH 5150III® 15-Watt LBX Head, which earned the magazine’s “Gold Award.”

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‘Vintage Guitar’ Reviews and Approves EVH Striped Series Star

In its May issue, “Vintage Guitar” magazine spotlights the EVH Striped Series Star as part of its ‘VG Approved Gear’ feature. A replica of the guitar Edward Van Halen used on Van Halen’s 1980 World Invasion Tour in support of third album, “Women and Children First,” the Star features …

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Get a Swift Rundown of the Wolfgang Special via Music Store Live

Check out this video clip by Music Store Live, which features a swift rundown through some of the features of the Wolfgang Special and the new finishes for 2016. The video also spotlights some playing by guitarist Jordan Ziff, on tour now with the Marty Friedman band.

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The Haunted’s Patrik Jensen Demos the 5150III 1×12 50-Watt Combo

Patrik Jensen from Swedish metallers the Haunted recently took an EVH 5150III 1×12 50-Watt Combo for a spin, unleashing some hellish riffs on the versatile amplifier. While Jensen played, he also manipulated many of the controls to show the full capabilities of all three channels. Check out this killer demo below and click here for

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Beau Monde Guitars Unboxes a 5150III LBX Head

New Jersey’s Beau Monde Guitars recently received an EVH 5150III 15-watt LBX head at their store and wasted no time in filming a quickie unboxing video.

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