October 2016

Distortion

Caroline Guitar Company Haymaker Review

October 3, 2014
This wildly versatile overdrive ranges from organic amp OD to tough and fuzzy sounds.
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Koch Amps Unveils the Superlead and the 63'OD

September 30, 2014
Both pedals feature a 12AX7 preamp tube.
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Metal Pedals Release the JH-3 Johnny Hiland Signature OD/Distortion

September 29, 2014
The chicken-pickin' guitarist teams up with the New Jersey company to release a supped-up dirtbox.
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Stomp Under Foot Serenity Overdrive Review

September 13, 2014
This simple twist on the TS template delivers a clean-to-mean OD that sings—loud!
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Build Your Own Stompbox!

September 9, 2014
Build a killer distortion pedal customized for your style. It’s easier than you think!
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Mod Kits DIY Introduces the Aggressor

September 3, 2014
A high-gain pedal with plenty of chunk and ear-splitting pinch harmonics.
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Providence Red Rock ROD-1 Overdrive Review

August 28, 2014
Built to get the best from single-coils, this overdrive excels in all settings.
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Piod Effects Introduces the What You Want 2 and What You Want 2 Micro

August 19, 2014
A distortion/preamp pedal with a highly versatile EQ section.
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Electro-Harmonix EHX Tortion Review

August 19, 2014
The stompbox pioneers’ latest yields everything from mild grit to metal mayhem—with a bonus boost function to boot.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Decibel Eleven Dirt Clod Demo

August 13, 2014
The pedal-switching masters throw their hat into the ring with their first ever stompbox--an overdrive/distortion unit.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Boss Waza Kraft DM-2w Delay, BD-2w Blues Driver & SD-1w Super Distortion Demos

July 28, 2014
The stompbox stalwart freshens up three classic pedals with some new circuitry and mods.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Henretta Engineering 2014 Pedal Line Demos

July 19, 2014
Tweaker Kevin Henretta unveils his new line of knob-less stompboxes.
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Quick Hit: Lovepedal Hi Volt

July 11, 2014
The Michigan boutique stompbox shop’s latest is a high-gain monster with extensive EQ controls.
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Juliet Collective Orangecream Review

June 19, 2014
Can this distortion/fuzz chameleon deliver the larger-than-life sounds of Cream-era Clapton?
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T-Rex Effects Unveil Six New Pedals

June 18, 2014
The new lineup includes the Diva Drive, Karma Boost, Neo Comp, Quint Machine, Shafter Wah, and Tunemaster.
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Hermida Audio Dover Drive Review

June 8, 2014
Can a tube-less Tube Driver-inspired overdrive duplicate the smooth sensitivity of the original?
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Quick Hits: Mooer LoFi Machine

June 5, 2014
Deconstruct your tone—or evoke vintage keys—with this sonic wrecking ball.
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Electro-Harmonix Releases the Deluxe Big Muff Pi

May 20, 2014
The Deluxe Big Muff Pi features a foot-switchable MIDS Section that enables the user to tailor their midrange.
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IK Multimedia Adds Wampler Pedals to Custom Shop

May 15, 2014
The AmpliTube custom shop will now include the Pinnacle Deluxe and Nirvana Chorus.
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Electro-Harmonix East River Drive Review

May 13, 2014
EHX delivers the tones of an overdrive classic at a dime store price.
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