Incredible valve tones designed in partnership with Carmen Vandenberg, one of the most exciting guitarists in the world.
Designed in partnership with Carmen Vandenberg the CV30 effortlessly delivers her wide-ranging styles from melodic clean to industrial aggression. The two versatile channels create tones that will inspire you to plug in and play, or be your perfect pedal platform.
Carmen is an incredible guitarist, whose playing ranges from melodic clean to industrial aggression, but whichever style she plays she brings a musicality and tone to her performance that excites and inspires. She has been playing Blackstar amps since 2016 and we wanted to create an amp for her that is as unique and amazing as she is.
- • A 1x12, 2 channel valve amp designed in partnership with Carmen Vandenberg, one of the most exciting guitarists in the world. Her band, Bones UK, has been Grammy nominated and supported Korn on their last arena tour. She also co-wrote the Jeff Beck album Loud Hailer.
- • Carmen visited Blackstar’s headquarters in the UK and worked closely with our engineers to create an amp designed for her blend of riff-heavy rock and roll and industrial blues tones.
- • With the emphasis on simplicity and sonic purity, the CV30 is an ideal pedal platform amplifier which allows any musician the freedom to shape their own sound.
- • The unique design carefully optimises the key power amplifier parameters resulting in outstanding dynamics normally associated with a USA 6L6 design, whilst adding the chime and shimmer of a classic British Class A amplifier.
- • Only 130 CV30 amps are being built and each comes with a certificate hand-signed by Carmen.