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Gear: Blackstar Amps – Series One 200

June 8th, 2010

In the second of his occasional series on the heaviest of heavy equipment, Amit Sharma gives the once over to an amp so heavy it probably has it’s own gravitational pull.

Blackstar….isn’t that Charlie from Busted’s band?

No, not quite. Blackstar are a relatively new UK based company that manufacture high quality boutique amplifiers and pedals. Within the past few years they have recruited some high profile artists as endorsees including members of Opeth, Dimmu Borgir, Cancer Bats and most recently Gus G – who was unveiled as Ozzy’s new shred demon. Is that heavy enough for you?

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