Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Distortion

Amptweaker Announces FatRock and TightMetal Pro Pedals

July 10, 2013
Updated versions of the company's TightMetal and TightRock pedals tweaked based on user feedback.
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Empress Effects Announces Nebulus and Heavy Pedals

July 10, 2013
Empress' first offering into the high-gain pedal market, Heavy, and the Nebulus chorus, flanger and vibrato.
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Dunlop Releases MXR Super Badass Distortion

June 18, 2013
MXR has released the Super Badass Distortion, a 100% analog pedal with a completely new circuit.
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Circus Freak Pickled Punk Pedal Review

June 13, 2013
Hailing from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Circus Freak Effects is a relative newcomer to the pedal game. The pedals they build, however, reflect the musical experience amassed by cofounder A.J.
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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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