December 2016

Distortion

Analog Alien Releases the Bucket Seat

September 16, 2015
Covers everything from mild overdrive to a high-gain assault.
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JHS Pedals Unveils the Muffuletta

September 16, 2015
Six flavors of Big Muff-style fuzz without any digital signal processing or digital emulation.
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ThorpyFX Gunshot Review

September 14, 2015
A well built, intoxicating, and organic-sounding overdrive from the U.K.
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Pro Tone Pedals Introduces the Dead Horse Overdrive MKIII

September 10, 2015
The third iteration features a more bass friendly curve for the 7- and 8-string players.
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Vick Audio Introduces the V-2

September 8, 2015
The V-2 was created to replicate the sound of the legendary Cornish G-2.
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MXR M85 Bass Distortion Review

September 7, 2015
This collaboration with Fuzzrocious delivers heavy loads of bass distortion.
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Mulder Audio X-1 Review

August 30, 2015
Diode switching means drive diversity in Mulder Audio’s first overdrive.
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Ibanez Tube Screamer Mini Review

August 23, 2015
Honey, I shrunk the Screamer (and it sounds just as freakin’ good).
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Greer Amps Introduces the Black Tiger Delay and Hammer Distortion

August 20, 2015
The Hammer boasts a wide range of fuzz and distortion tones with some extreme setting modes that push into unique sonic territories.
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Tronographic Boxidizer Review

August 6, 2015
Tronographic's preamp sounds beautiful and ferocious.
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SNAMM '15 - Caroline Guitar Company Wave Cannon Mk II and Meteore Demos

August 3, 2015
The pedal mastermind Philippe Herndon shows off two of his company's newest stompboxes—a distortion and a lo-fi reverb.
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Hudson Electronics Broadcast Review

July 28, 2015
A beautiful handmade germanium overdrive with more tonal range than its 1960s predecessors.
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SNAMM '15 - Greer Amplification Black Tiger Delay Device & Hammer Demos

July 23, 2015
See and hear two new handmade stompboxes from Nick Greer straight out of Athens, Georgia.
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Eventide Announces the CrushStation Algorithm

July 15, 2015
New algorithm to introduce overdrive effects to the popular H9.
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SNAMM '15 - Eventide H9 Crushstation Distortion Demo

July 10, 2015
See and hear the company's first distortion algorithm packed into their popular multi-effect unit.
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Big Tone Music Brewery Unveils 8 New Pedals

June 10, 2015
A variety of dirt boxes with improved components and EQ controls.
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XAct Tone Solutions Unveils the Winford Drive

May 27, 2015
A touch-sensitive overdrive that can go from light dirt to wooly distortion.
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Dunlop Releases the MXR Bass Distortion

May 20, 2015
A collaboration with Fuzzrocious Pedals founder Ryan Ratajski.
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Amzel Electronics Releases the Cheshire Cat

May 11, 2015
The updated Cat prowls the frontier of adjustable distortion.
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Musikmesse '15 - GTC Sound Innovation Revpad Demo

May 6, 2015
The Israel-based company shows off their multi-effect unit and its endless possibilities when paired with its wireless controller that easily mounts to your guitar.
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