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Amplifiers & Effects
Bass Amplifier Heads
Bass Amplifier Heads
Whether you're a rocker who prefers the classic warmth of a tube amp or a metal head who's dedicated to the solid-state, you don't need to look any further for a bass amplifier head that perfectly reflects your tastes and style. With models to suit every budget, every bass amplifier head in this section is of the highest quality because only the top names in bass amp manufacturing are offered, including Ampeg, Hartke, Peavey, Fender and Gallien-Krueger. As a bass player, you know how important your job is to maintain the groove, and any one of these bass amplifier heads will provide you with the power and punch you need to make your impressive skills stand out.
Since there are so many bass amp head to choose from in these pages, you might want to consider starting with the best sellers. For example, the Ampeg PF-350 Portaflex 350W Bass Amp head is a popular item that delivers Ampeg's unmistakable tone in a super-compact design. This head has more than enough power for today's gigging bassist - and paired with Ampeg's PF Series flip-top cabinets, you've got yourself a vintage powerhouse in a very portable package.
Another favorite in this selection is the Aguilar Tone Hammer 500 Bass Amp Head. Extremely lightweight, this head is based on the well-known Tone Hammer pedal, and combines 3 bands of flexible EQ, a unique Drive control and 500 watts of power. Ideal for touring bassists who want to travel light, the Tone Hammer 500 gives you Aguilar's legendary sound and volume from a unit that can easily be moved to and from venues.
Ever since Leo Fender introduced the first electric bass back in the early 1950s, the instrument has played an important role in popular music. Over the following decades, bass masters like John Entwistle, Paul McCartney, Lemmy Kilmister and Geddy Lee have each showcased their own unique bass playing styles and tones; thus earning themselves the status of icons. Of course, those musicians don't even scratch the surface of how many talented musicians picked up the bass, and with anyone of the bass amp heads from this catalog, you too could be on your way to the rock history books.