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Distortion

Fuchs Audio Expands Plush FX Pedal Line With the Blues Flame, Phone Tone, and Double Plush

January 21, 2014
The Phone Tone is a simple pedal designed to emulate the telephone filter found in vintage studio gear.
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Option 5 Introduces the Destination Thump and Destination Motorvation Pedals

January 16, 2014
The Destination Thump has an extended lower frequency range to accommodate 5-string bass guitars and cad add up to 15dB of clean boost.
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Amptweaker Unveils the BigRock Pro

January 15, 2014
The BigRock Pro features three effects loops: a universal loop, boost loop, and SideTrak loop.
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Boss Announces the DS-1X Distortion and the OD-1X Overdrive

January 15, 2014
Both pedals feature Boss' Multi-Dimensional Processing.
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Electro-Harmonix Releases the Soul Food Overdrive

December 16, 2013
This transparent overdrive features boosted power rails for extra headroom and definition.
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Blackstar LT Drive, LT Dist, and LT Metal Reviews

December 3, 2013
Three new pedals from Blackstar offer powerful and dynamic distortion at bargain prices.
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Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Nano Big Muff Pi

November 25, 2013
EHX's most famous pedal is now available in a compact design.
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Henretta Engineering Releases "No-Knob" Line of Pedals

November 18, 2013
These all-analog pedals feature internal trim controls to allow guitarists to tweak the sound.
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Godlyke Releases Line of TWA Fly Boys Pedals

November 14, 2013
The TWA Fly Boys combine a tiny footprint with a competitive price.
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Wampler Pedals Announces Ace Thirty

November 8, 2013
The Ace Thirty emulates the classic British tones of Vox-style amps.
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Seymour Duncan Announces the Dirty Deed Distortion Pedal

November 6, 2013
The Dirty Deed incorporates an active EQ for 12dB of treble and bass boost/cut and a pair of MOSFET transistors.
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Dawner Prince Effects Announces Red Rox Distortion Pedal

October 24, 2013
Croatia-based Dawner Effects introduces the Red Rox distortion, which features a four-knob design and a Contour control.
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T-Rex Magnus Review

October 24, 2013
This streamlined and affordable multi-effect unit delivers ease and performance.
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Acid Age Electronics Acid Pig Distortion Review Demo

October 22, 2013
PG's John Bohlinger takes this ferocious Rat clone with a few extra tricks through its paces.
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Acid Age Electronics Acid Pig Distortion Review

October 17, 2013
A ferocious Rat clone with a few extra tricks.
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Tech 21 Introduces the Hot-Rod Plexi

October 17, 2013
Available exclusively through Guitar Center and Musician's Friend, Tech 21's Hot-Rod Plexi uses SansAmp technology and adds up to 28dB of pre-amp boost.
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Crushsound Releases the Farmer's Mill

October 14, 2013
The Farmer's mill is an all-analog pedal aimed at players who are looking for more avant-garde and experimental sounds.
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Moog Introduces Minifooger Analog Effects Pedals

October 8, 2013
The Minifooger Analog Effects family contains five compact stomp boxes – the MF Drive, MF Boost, MF Delay, MF Ring, and MF Trem.
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Spontaneous Audio Devices Son of Kong Review

September 28, 2013
Frank Zappa’s tone-tailoring magic wand lives on in a super-versatile, two-channel boost and EQ.
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Source Audio Releases Soundblox 2 OFD Micromodelers for Guitar and Bass

September 26, 2013
Both pedals offer twelve overdrive, fuzz, and distortion tones specifically voiced to accommodate the individual frequency range of either guitar or bass.
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