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Distortion

Xotic Introduces the SL Drive

June 12, 2013
Xotic has introduced their first distortion pedal, the SL drive.
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ZT Extortion Expressive Distortion Pedal Review

June 10, 2013
The ZT Extortion Expressive Distortion is an exceptional overdrive/distortion combo that gives you a ton of tone combinations under one roof.
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Review Demo - Circus Freak The Pickled Punk Distortion Pedal

June 5, 2013
Premier Guitar's Shawn Hammond demos Circus Freak's The Pickled Punk Distortion Pedal for the July 2013 issue of Premier Guitar.
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Henry Kaiser’s 5 Essential Effects

June 5, 2013
Kaiser's can't-live-without effects explained
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Dunlop Announces MXR Prime Distortion Pedal

May 15, 2013
Dunlop Manufacturing, guardian of iconic brands such as Cry Baby and MXR, in partnership with Guitar Center, announce the new MXR Prime Distortion pedal available exclusively at Guitar Center stores, Guitar Center online and Musicians Friend online.
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Musikmesse '13 - Palmer Eins, Fab 5 Head, Mutterstolz Overdrive, & Cab Merger Demos

May 1, 2013
Premier Guitar's Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where he visits the Palmer booth for demos of their Eins, Fab 5, Mutterstolz Overdrive, and Cab Merger.

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Majik Box Releases the Filthy Lucre Distortion Pedal

May 1, 2013
As an addition to the company’s highly regarded line of hand- made pedals, Majik Box will begin shipping the new Filthy Lucre, modified amp inspired distortion pedal today.
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Amptweaker Bass TightFuzz Pedal Review

April 30, 2013
This versatile bass distortion is packed with smart features and great tone.
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MI Effects Now Shipping Super Crunch Box

April 18, 2013
MI Effects are pleased to announce the Super Crunch Box distortion pedal is now shipping.
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Brimstone Audio Unveils Crossover Distortion Pedal

April 16, 2013
The Crossover Distortion pedal harnesses the power of multiband distortion by placing a steep-slope, continuously variable crossover in front of two independent mosfet overdrive circuits.
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Musikmesse '13 - Bogner Harlow, Wessex, Burnley and Oxford Pedal Demos

April 15, 2013

PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where he visits the Bogner booth for a demo of their newest pedals -- the Harlow, Wessex, Burnley and Oxford.


http://www.premierguitar.com PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse Show where he visits the Bogner booth for a demo of their newest pedals -- the Harlow, Wessex, Burnley and Oxford.

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Fredric Effects Announces the Grumbly Wolf

April 15, 2013
Fredric Effects announced the release of the Grumbly Wolf, a distortion/fuzz/octave/rig modulator pedal.
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Nels Cline’s 5 Essential Effects

April 9, 2013
The self-proclaimed pedal geek lists his faves in five categories.
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Z.Vex Basstortion Pedal Review

March 26, 2013
The mad scientists at Z.Vex dial up some amp-inspired overdrive tailored specifically for bassists with the Basstortion.
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Dawner Prince Effects Introduces Diktator and Starla Pedals

March 25, 2013
Dawner Prince Effects have introduced two new pedals, the Diktator and the Starla.
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Reuss RSH-02 Pedal Review

March 11, 2013
Like the first incarnation RSH-01, the Reuss RSH-02 pedal combines Distortion + and Blue Box-style circuits in a single enclosure, but is made in China and more affordable.
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Bogner Ecstasy Blue & Red Overdrive Pedal Reviews

March 6, 2013
With remarkable accuracy each pedal captures the tonal nuances that made the Ecstasy 100, 101, and 20th Anniversary model amplifiers so desirable.
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Keeley Electronics Introduces Red Dirt Overdrive

March 5, 2013
Keeley Electronics have announced the Red Dirt Overdrive, a pedal that can cover a range of tones from classic subtle blues to contemporary high-gain crunch.
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NAMM '13 - Mooer Echolizer, Rumble Drive, Blues Mood, and Rage Machine Demos

March 1, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Rich Osweiler visits the Mooer booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear the Echolizer, Rumble Drive, Blues Mood, and Rage Machine pedals.
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What Does a Pedal Sound Like?

February 4, 2013
Distorting a guitar signal generates more harmonics. With more harmonics, your amplifier’s inherent tone becomes more dominant. Unlike a tree falling in the woods, a pedal won’t make a
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