December 2016

Distortion

Gore Pedals Releases the Cult Germanium Overdrive, Filth Fuzz, and Gross Distortion

July 7, 2016
Three pedals that share a common theme: extreme dynamic sensitivity.
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Amptweaker Introduces the Bass TightDrive Jr., Bass TightRock Jr., and Bass TightMetal Jr.

July 1, 2016
A trio of new bass-centric pedals that span from mild dirt to hi-gain saturation.
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Quick Hit: Providence Heat Blaster

June 30, 2016
The Japanese pedal-builders' latest is a 3-knob distortion with dynamics for days.
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SNAMM '16 - Daredevil Pedals Fearless & Red Light District Demos

June 29, 2016
Johnny Wator shows off a pair of flexible dirtboxes that go from Ms. Priss to gnarly in a heartbeat.
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SNAMM '16 - Seymour Duncan Palladium, Forza, & The Killing Floor Demos

June 24, 2016
Get the lowdown on three new stomps—a distortion, an overdrive, and a high-gain booster.
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SNAMM '16 - Eventide Sculpt Distortion Demo

June 24, 2016
The digital-effects gurus add another dirt algorithm to their powerful H9 unit.
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Carl Martin Releases the Greg Howe Lick Box

June 23, 2016
A pedal that combines Greg's unique high-gain and crunch tones.
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Amptweaker Announces the FatMetal Pro

May 23, 2016
A design that's based on the TightMetal and packed with effects loops, a 3-band EQ, and lots of tonal flexibility.
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Daredevil Pedals Releases the Fearless Distortion

May 16, 2016
The pedal features Hi- and Low-gain settings and a unique clipping section giving it a warm, vintage feel but with modern output and cut.
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Pigtronix Echolution2 Ultra Pro Review

May 16, 2016
An ultra-powerful digital delay with modulation, pitch shifting, distortion, and real-time control.
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Source Audio Releases the L.A. Lady Overdrive, Kingmaker Fuzz, and Aftershock Bass Distortion

May 12, 2016
All three pedals feature a compact housing and the straight-forward control surface of a traditional stompbox.
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Myco Bepa Review

May 2, 2016
Channeling classic tube amp tones, Myco Pedals unveils their first overdrive for bassists.
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Quick Hit: Soldano Supercharger GTO

April 27, 2016
Soldano’s much-loved beast-in-a-box overdrive makes a triumphant return.
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Quick Hit: KHDK Ghoul Screamer

April 10, 2016
A hot-rodded TS-style box that scores high in versatility.
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Quick Hit: Vick Audio V-2 Distortion

March 29, 2016
Vick Audio’s take on an elusive and pricey Pete Cornish classic churns up buttery, delicious overdrive and low- to mid-gain distortion.
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ZenZero Electronics Introduces the Red Crown Overdrive

March 18, 2016
Designed in collaboration with legendary pedal builder Scotty Smith of ProAnalog Devices.
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Mu-Fx Unveils the Boostron 3

March 17, 2016
A three-in-one pedal that was created in cooperation with Rand Anderson.
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Seymour Duncan Unveils the Palladium Gain Stage Pedal

March 16, 2016
The pedal features three gain stages that can go from classic rock at lower settings to modern metal at higher-gain settings.
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NAMM '16 - Cusack Music Never Off Series Scream and Scruzz Demos

March 2, 2016
The Michigan-based tone tinkerer releases a new line of stompboxes aiming to save valuable pedalboard real estate.
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NAMM '16 - Two Notes Le Clean, Le Crunch, and Le Lead Demos

February 26, 2016
Hear three new tube-loaded, MIDI-compatible preamp/distortion/DI pedals for guitar and bass.
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