I needed an amp that could cover everything from direct studio recording to live performing...but do it all top notch.  The Grandmeister Deluxe 40 is THAT amp.  It serves as the perfect amp to run direct, with the ability to dial in tones and effect, but also to offer the ability to use the built-in red box and cab emulation during my video work, and delivers the power and clarity to carry me thru my shows in the evening (and is small and light enough to carry from place to place with ease).

Thanks for the greatest all-in-one guitar amp there is!


Steve Stine is known as the world’s most sought-after guitar instructor. After years of struggling to understand how the guitar “really works,“ he developed step-by-step training methods to help guitar players quickly overcome obstacles and rapidly advance your playing to a level you never dreamed possible. For over 30 years, he’s helped literally millions of guitarists in over 100 countries.  He has created over 60 full-length guitar courses and Masterclasses for Guitarzoom, and literally thousands of guitar lesson videos on various social media and guitar-related channels.  Steve has toured North America and Europe with bands such as Grim Reaper, Avian and Dozer.

Equipment Steve Stine uses the following Hughes&Kettner equipment