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BOSS has announced the HM-2W Heavy Metal, the latest in the growing lineup of Waza Craft pedals that recreate classic BOSS designs with detailed craftsmanship, premium components, and extended features. Based on the HM-2 Heavy Metal pedal from the 1980s, the HM-2W delivers the true analog sound of the original in all its glory, coupled with numerous modern refinements for enhanced performance. Produced from 1983 to 1991, the BOSS HM-2 Heavy Metal is a legend in the history of distortion pedals. Its signature “chainsaw tone” with all knobs maxed is the defining voice of Swedish death metal music, and the slightly […]

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BOSS has announced the release of limited edition anniversary versions of the SD-1 Super OverdriveandMT-2 Metal Zone, two of the longest-running and most popular models in the company’s leading lineup of compact effect pedals. The SD-1-4A celebrates 40 years of continuous production, while the MT-2-3A celebrates 30 years. Each pedal features a black body with unique styling and will be available throughout 2021 only. In 1977, the introduction of BOSS’s legendary compact pedal series forever changed the landscape of stompbox effects for guitarists, bassists, and other musicians. Famous for their great sound, rugged durability, and timeless design, BOSS compact pedals […]

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Grimes Sings an A.I. Lullaby Artist-producer-engineer Grimes has partnered with the tech company Endel to launch a new app, “A.I. Lullaby.” The developers capture Grimes’ music and vocals to engineer the sounds, creating interactive, personalized sonic environments in real-time, designed to improve sleep and wellness in children and adults. The project was inspired by Grimes’ experience as a new mother. She defines “A.I Lullaby” as “humane technology founded on a deep philosophy, A.I. safety, immense research and art.” S.T.O.M.P. (Start Teaching Others More Positivity) S.T.O.M.P., an acronym for Start Teaching Others More Positivity, was originally coined by Chicago DJ and producer, […]

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During NAMM Believe in Music Week 2021, BOSS presented its Sixth-Annual BOSS Lifetime Achievement Award to Johnny Marr. The BOSS Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individuals for their invaluable contributions to the music industry while using BOSS gear throughout their careers. The global network of Roland and BOSS influencers now reaches more than 1,000 artists with a collective social reach exceeding 1 billion. Johnny Marr began his career with The Smiths, founding a legacy as one of the most influential songwriters and guitarists in British independent music. His acclaimed solo career has seen multiple Top Ten albums, and continued collaborations with […]

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BOSS has announced the Waza Craft TB-2W Tone Bender, a new pedal developed in collaboration with Sola Sound, the maker of the legendary Tone Bender fuzz pedals first introduced in the 1960s. Housed in the classic BOSS compact chassis, the TB-2W is an authentic sonic recreation of the Tone Bender MK II pedal heard on some of the most influential guitar tracks produced over the last five-plus decades. Among the iconic fuzz pedals in music history, the Tone Bender is one of the most revered and unique. Embraced by some of the greatest guitarists of all time, the pedal’s bold, […]

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BOSS has announced the Nextone Special, the new premier model in the Nextone guitar amplifier lineup. Fueled by BOSS’s acclaimed Tube Logic approach, the 1×12 Nextone Special combo delivers premium sound, feel, and tonal versatility for stage players who demand the best. Fusing forward-thinking innovation with boutique design features and detail, the Nextone Special offers a refined playing experience that stands alongside the finest tube amplifiers, enhanced with key modern advantages like variable power control, consistent sound, and maintenance-free operation. The Nextone Special provides boutique-grade amplification realized through years of expertise, careful component selection, and detailed craftsmanship. Tube Logic reproduces the complex interactive behaviors of classic tube designs in every […]

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BOSS has introduced GT-1000CORE, a powerful new multi-effects pedal based on the flagship GT-1000 Guitar Effects Processor. GT-1000CORE houses the complete internal sound processing of the GT-1000 in a single stompbox, giving players class-leading sound quality, advanced AIRD technology, and a vast range of premium BOSS amp and effects in an amazingly compact package. Ideal for both guitar and bass, GT-1000CORE fits into any pedalboard setup and works equally well as an all-in-one processor for playing live and in the studio. And with flexible I/O and deep control support, it’s right at home as the core of any rig. Offering […]

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BOSS has introduced Pocket GT, a powerful and innovative new solution for learning and jamming with guitar. Combining premium BOSS guitar tones with integrated YouTube learning, this pocket-size amp/effects processor pairs wirelessly with a smartphone or tablet to create the ultimate go-everywhere lesson studio. Pocket GT works seamlessly with the companion BOSS Tone Studio app for iOS and Android, which features a YouTube browser and deep editing tools for crafting tones with over 100 amps and effects. Adding in Bluetooth® music streaming, USB audio interface capability, and more, Pocket GT is a must-have companion that no guitar player should be […]

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