Ampeg are regarded as one of the leading players in the bass and guitar amplifier world. With a range of reliable, powerful and tonally consistent products.
The brands' baptism of fire came in the late '60s - a time where rock and roll dominated the music scene. Bands were getting louder and louder, and were searching high and low for gear that would withstand the most rigorous touring cycles and simultaneously blow the heads of their audiences.
Enter the SVT amps; these beasts came complete with a health warning, as they were known for damaging the hearing of paying punters at shows. Of course, this is exactly what acts like The Rolling Stones were after. They immediately took them on tour as part of their setup.