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Distortion

NAMM '17 - Vertex Steel String Clean Drive, Ultra-Phonix Overdrive & T Drive Demos

January 22, 2017
See and hear how these three stompboxes can get you closer than ever to some mythological amps.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Introduces Five New Stompboxes

January 22, 2017
The quintet of new pedals includes the Space Charged, Deranged, Splash mk3 stereo +, White Whale, and Echotopia.
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NAMM '17 - Daredevil Pedals Super Nova and The Chicago Way Demos

January 21, 2017
Get a taste of two new super-charged dirtboxes.
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Boss Unveils the DS-1-4A, Acoustic Singer, and EV-30

January 21, 2017
Boss celebrates 40 years of the DS-1 Distortion and at the same time introduces a new amp series and expression pedal.
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Suhr Introduces the A.C.E., the Eclipse, and the New Badger Series

January 20, 2017
Suhr delivers a trifecta of new lust-inducing gear with a cabinet emulator, an amp series, and a dual-channel overdrive/distortion.
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NEXI Industries Delivers the '70s Distortion Pedal

January 5, 2017
Classic crunch with a distinct British flavor.
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Outlaw Effects Unveils the Rocker Box Tremolo and Deputy Marshal Plexi Distortion

January 3, 2017
Both micro pedals feature true-bypass switching to maintain the purity of the player's tone.
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Quick Hit: MXR Custom Shop Shin-Juku Drive

December 22, 2016
Many personalities inhabit this Dumble-inspired drive machine.
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Greenchild G777 Review

December 7, 2016
Here’s an overdrive with two independent stages and highs to spare.
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KHDK Electronics Introduces the Dark Blood Overdrive

December 3, 2016
The Dark Blood delivers an angry, merciless amp-like distortion, with tube-like, mid-heavy tone.
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Elektron Unveils the Analog Drive

November 30, 2016
An analog distortion stompbox featuring eight different distortion circuits.
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Quick Hit: Cusack Screamer V2

November 29, 2016
Three clipping modes and no mid hump take this three-knobber way beyond typical TS tones.
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Dwarfcraft Devices Welcomes Back the Baby Thunder and SheFuzz

November 16, 2016
Two old favorites are now offered in slimmed-down enclosures with more flexibility and added controls.
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Wampler Pedals Releases the Faux Tape Echo V2, Pinnacle Deluxe V2, and Mini Ego Compressor

November 8, 2016
A pair of updated models and a smaller version of the company's classic compressor.
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Quick Hit: Source Audio Aftershock Bass Distortion Review

November 7, 2016
This unassuming-looking stomp tickles the senses with an absolute cornucopia of low-frequency dirt.
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Matthews Effects Unveils the Harbinger

October 27, 2016
A classic Rat-type distortion that uses original LM308 chips.
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TC Electronic Announces 13 New Pedals

October 24, 2016
The new series includes the Rusty Fuzz, Grand Magus Distortion, Cinders Overdrive, Fangs Metal Distortion, Prophet Digital Delay, Echobrain Analog Delay, and more.
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Mu-FX Boostron 3 Review

October 13, 2016
An inspired combination of drive and compression effects in a beauty of a pedal from a stompbox legend.
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Positive Grid Unveils the BIAS Distortion Pro Pedal

October 4, 2016
The pedal allows users to capture any distortion pedal sound in the world and works with an app to allow users to share and download their custom tones on the cloud.
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Stone Deaf Kliptonite Review

September 6, 2016
A schizophrenic fuzz/overdrive that’s as malleable as it is manic.
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