FREE: Nick Crow 8505 Lead Amp VST

Nick Crow’s guitar amplifier VSTs are among the finest you’ll find anywhere—free or paid—and the 8505 Lead is no exception. The 8505 Lead is a meaty, thumping high-gain amp VST. If you’re going for those fat, chunky tones that you associate with modern rock and metal music, the 8505 is a good option. But it’s…

FREE: Aradaz Amp Crunch v1.4 VST

Aradaz Amp Crunch is a ‘Real Time Crunch Sounds Virtual Guitar Amp’. With three stages of EQ and two built-in cabinet simulators (yes, two), and not many controls, the Aradaz Amp Crunch is lo-fi but kinda awesome. Check it out. I haven’t tried it yet, so have a crack and tell me what you think.…

FREE: Dirthead v.0.80 Amp VST

The Dirthead is a nasty little amp VST, offering high-gain ear-breaking pain. The dirt: “Dirthead is my latest attempt at modelling a tube guitar amp. It features three channels, clean, crunch and ultra that can be activated by clicking on the yellow, orange or red leds. It comes with the usual controls found on guitar…

FREE: JAMP Amp/Cab V1.2 VST

Here’s a new amp/cab simulation that may lack a little in the looks department but sounds pretty darn good at the end of the day. Features: 4 channels : clean, crunch (light), overdrive, distortion A Pre gain (overdrive knob) to adjust the amount of drive 1 Equalizer 2 included spring reverb models with adjustable reverb…

IK Multimedia releases the iRig Nano Amp

Heavy hitter IK Multimedia have just announced the release of a new micro amp with a built-in iOS interface for the mobile guitarist, the iRig Nano Amp. Essentially, the iRig Nano Amp is a standalone portable guitar amp with an interface that lets you plug into an iPhone or iPad and use AmpliTube for iOS. Here’s the spiel…

FREE: SoloC v1.12 Amp VST

The SoloC from LePou is a kick-ass Soldano SLO100 Amp Clone with gain to burn. Here’s what’s on offer: Three channels, clean, crunch and overdrive. You’ve got drives for both crunch and overdrive plus an overdrive boost. Bass, middle and high are complimented by a conture and ‘bright’ switch to shapes the sound further. Simple…