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This all-tube amp is the little brother to the famous Bogner Uberschall's and Shiva's and Ecstasy's (and these amps are famous for a reason - they sound tremendous). What's different about this amp is that it's a step back from the boutique, hand-wired glory of its bigger siblings, and instead focuses on ease of manufacturing and good tone at a lower cost. I will say that it doesn't sound quite as good as the other, more expensive Bogners (obviously), but it certainly delivers more than any other combo amp in its price range, with the ability to give great, sparkly cleans all the way up to hard rock and metal. I primarily use it to play prog rock, which is one of those genres that demands a pretty high level of flexibility from your gear when it comes to guitar tones. This amp handles pedals extremely well, and even has a buffered FX loop. Overall, you really can't beat this amp for the price. It has tons of great tube tone and a great-sounding speaker to go with it.