Bassist Michael Anthony (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN) spoke about his new Peavey signature bass amp to David "Gus" Griesinger of BackstageAxxess.com at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below.
Amp details from Peavey: "The dual-channeled VB-MA is styled with a red backlit panel that features Anthony's chili pepper logo. The VB-MA combines four 12AX7 and two 12AT7 preamp tubes with a matched octet of EL34 tubes that give players tons of characteristic pentode tube tone with uncharacteristically tight response for an all-tube amplifier. An innovative, and tour necessary world-compatible switch-mode power supply and advanced design provide stadium levels of explosive tonality."
The amp features:
* Eight EL-34, Four 12AX7 and two 12AT7 tubes * Universal power supply for worldwide compatibility * Overdrive with blend control for blending in the overdrive with the clean channel with EQ control * Striking red backlit panel with Michael Anthony's chili pepper logo * Volume/Overdrive * Low/Mid/Shift/High * Bright switch * Low cut switch * Tube compressor with Level control * Master 9-band graphic EQ with defeat switch and LED * Master volume
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