Randall Tompkins

Randall Tompkins is a shopping contributor to Heavy.com. As the owner of three dogs and two chinchillas (and previously many other creatures), his speciality is pets. As a pedal-loving guitarist of many years, he also writes about musical instruments. Email him at randall.tompkins@heavy.com.
  • 11 Best Mini Guitar Amp Heads: Your Buyer’s Guide

    A bigger amp head doesn't mean you get a bigger sound. You'll get just as massive of a sound from these mini guitar amp heads as you will from their full-size counterparts.

  • 9 Best Leather Notebook Covers: Your Buyer’s Guide

  • 23 Best Gifts for Bartenders: The Ultimate List (Updated!)

  • 49 Best Gifts for Bird Lovers: The Ultimate List

  • 11 Best Office Chairs for Any Budget

  • 75 Best Gifts for Coworkers: Your Ultimate List

    Discover the best gifts for coworkers and pick up something to let your colleagues know you appreciate their company each work week.

  • 11 Best Air Purifiers for Pets: Buying Guide

  • 5 Best Radar Detectors: Your Buyer’s Guide

  • 12 Best Cheap Bass Guitars Under $500

  • 16 Modern Desk Lamps for Your Home Office

  • 14 Best Tremolo Pedals: The Ultimate List

    A good tremolo pedal can add movement and interest to your guitar playing, no matter the style.

  • 11 Best Phaser Pedals for Your Pedalboard

  • 21 Essential Backyard Chicken Supplies for Your Flock

  • 11 Best Dog Treat Dispensers for Stimulating Your Pooch

  • 11 Best Automatic Pet Feeders for Cats & Dogs

  • 15 Best Betta Fish Tanks: The Ultimate List

  • 11 Best Bass Amps for Gigging: Your Buyer’s Guide

  • 11 Best Dog Clippers: Your Easy Buying Guide

  • 12 Best Boost Pedals: The Ultimate List

  • 12 Best Fuzz Pedals: The Ultimate List

    For thick, saturated tones through to searing jet sounds, here's our list of the top ten best fuzz pedals.

  • 15 Best Pitch Shifter & Octave Guitar Pedals

  • 11 Best Dog Muzzles: Your Buyer’s Guide

  • 11 Best Car Trunk Organizers: Your Buyer’s Guide

  • 11 Best Car Vacuum Cleaners: Your Buyer’s Guide

  • 21 Best Charm Bracelets: Your Buyer’s Guide

    Charm bracelets can enhance the meaning of a simple piece of jewelry to something truly personalized.

  • 11 Best Paper Shredders for Office Use

  • 10 Best Pet Cameras: Your Easy Buyer’s Guide

  • 11 Best Jump Starters: Your Easy Buying Guide

  • 11 Best OBD2 Bluetooth Scanners: Your Buyer’s Guide

  • 11 Best Office Coffee Machines: Your Buyer’s Guide

    Our definitive guide to the best office coffee machines will help you find a brewing solution that makes everyone happy.