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Distortion

Summer NAMM '13 - BearFoot FX Model G Distortion, Mystery Fuzz, & Candy Apple Red Fuzz

August 6, 2013
Hear demos of BearFoot FX's newest effects pedals -- the Model G Distortion, the Mystery Fuzz, & the Candy Apple Red Fuzz.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Empress Effects Heavy & Nebulus Demos

August 1, 2013
Hear Empress Effects' latest pedals in action: the Heavy and Nebulus.
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MXR Super Badass Distortion Pedal Review

July 26, 2013
While the Super Badass lives up to its name on the basis of the savage distortion and authoritative overdrive that’s on tap, it’s the powerful EQ that makes this pedal truly badass.
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T-Rex Partners With Guitar Center for Magnus Tone Controller

July 25, 2013
Danish company T-Rex has partnered up with Guitar Center for an exclusive tone controller.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Amptweaker Fat Rock & Tight Metal Pro Demos

July 24, 2013
Hear a demo of Amptweaker's two newest pedals -- the Fat Rock and Tight Metal Pro.
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Blackstar Announces Compact LT Pedals

July 11, 2013
At Summer NAMM, Blackstar Amplification announced a new line of pedals.
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Z.Vex Announces Fuzz Factory 7, Channel 2, Fuzzolo, and Snowbox

July 11, 2013
Four new prototypes: the expanded Fuzz Factory 7 and three micro pedals
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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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Majik Box Releases the Filthy Lucre Distortion Pedal

May 1, 2013
As an addition to the company’s highly regarded line of hand- made pedals, Majik Box will begin shipping the new Filthy Lucre, modified amp inspired distortion pedal today.
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Amptweaker Bass TightFuzz Pedal Review

April 30, 2013
This versatile bass distortion is packed with smart features and great tone.
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