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Overdrive

Providence Silky Drive Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
In the weird world of overdrive pedals, the terms “classic” and “vintage” are used pretty loosely. What is classic overdrive, anyway—the sound of an ’80s Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer?
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Catalinbread Galileo Pedal Review

August 21, 2012
The combination of Catalinbread’s CB30 overdrive and Naga Viper (a Dallas Rangemaster clone) add up to a “Vox in a box.”
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Mad Professor Golden Cello Pedal Review

July 9, 2012
As far as stompbox names go, “Golden Cello” is a lot to live up to—evoking thoughts of singing, harmonically rich tones, muted heavenly light, and a prized relic from
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Walrus Audio Voyager Pedal Review

June 8, 2012
A quality build that’s fit for a space program and tones that transcend the sounds of the classics.
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Alairex H.A.L.O. Pedal Review

May 11, 2012
Aguilar designed the H.A.L.O. to get natural amp overdrive but with more touch sensitivity and response than you typically get from a stompbox.
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Swell B-Peg V3 Bass Overdrive Pedal Review

May 9, 2012
If you''ve been bitten by the SVT bug but don''t have the funds or upper body strength to commit to a full rig, Swell''s B-Peg V3 solution might be what you''re looking for.
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Electro-Harmonix NYC Headquarters Tour

May 8, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is on location in New York, New York, where she visits the Electro-Harmonix NYC headquarters and gets led on a tour by the company's Founder and CEO Mike Matthews.
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Metal Pedals Rawhide Overdrive Pedal Review

April 18, 2012
A versatile, low-gain overdrive and distortion pedal.
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Larry Alan Infinity Driver Pedal Review

April 6, 2012
The Infinity Driver overdrive emphasizes versatility and the ability to play nice with myriad amps and guitars.
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Walrus Audio Announces Voyager Preamp/Overdrive

March 15, 2012
From its lowest to highest settings, The Voyager is designed to provide a unique clarity to any style of playing.
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Pigtronix FAT Drive Pedal Review

March 9, 2012
The breadth and quality of Pigtronix output in recent years has been impressive. And for its efforts and ingenuity, the Long Island-based stompbox company has garnered the favor of
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The Tone God Acute ModestScream Pedal Review

February 22, 2012
The new ModestScream has enough tweakabilitiy to satisfy the most fickle guitarist.
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MXR Custom Badass Modified O.D. Pedal Review

February 10, 2012
Like many aspects of guitar-gear engineering, the pursuit of perfect overdrive stirs religious fervor and consumes intellectual assets typically allotted to papal edicts and nanophysics. But whether you consider
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Video Review - Way Huge Red Llama Overdrive MkII

February 2, 2012
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the Jim Dunlop Way Huge Red Llama Overdrive MkII stompbox for guitar. It is a complementary video review to an already existing print review featured as a February 2012 Web Exclusive, which can be read in its entirety, for free, here -- http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2012/Feb/Way_Huge_Red_Llama_Overd....
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Spaceman Aphelion Harmonic Overdrive Pedal Review

February 1, 2012
Choosing an overdrive is tricky business. There’s a lot of them out there. And once you’ve plowed through the plethora of reissue, vintage, and clones out there on the
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Way Huge Red Llama Overdrive MkII Pedal Review

January 25, 2012
This new incarnation offers the same searing tones as the original, along with hefty amounts of volume boost.
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Jack Deville Electronics Announces Deuce Coupe Overdrive

December 28, 2011
The pedal is designed to have a wide range of amplifier-breakup, boost, crunch, and distortion.
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Red Witch Ruby Fuzz, Violet Delay, Scarlett Overdrive, and Eve Tremolo Reviews

December 20, 2011
Here we check out the Ruby Fuzz, Violet Delay, and Scarlett Overdrive.
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Stomp Under Foot Mean Green Machine Pedal Review

December 13, 2011
Loosely based on the original Ibanez TS-808, the Mean Green Machine is SUF''s contender in the saturated TS clone market.
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Maxon RTD800 Real Tube Overdrive/Distortion Pedal Review

December 13, 2011
Maxon has revamped and updated the Real Tube Series line with a family of pedals dubbed Real Tube II.
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