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Overdrive

Big Joe Stompbox Company Introduces the Texas Screamer and Empire

December 22, 2014
The Texas Screamer was developed in conjunction with the legendary Johnny Winter.
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Quick Hit: Tone Ranger Bustier

December 10, 2014
A powerful one-knob boost that packs plenty of gain.
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Amptweaker Introduces the Blues Fuzz

November 26, 2014
The pedal excels in getting cleaner tones, thanks to the auto-bias built into the fuzz control.
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Amptweaker TightDrive Pro Review

November 25, 2014
The TightDrive evolves into beast of overdrive versatility.
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Visual Sound Unveils the V3 Route 66 American Overdrive

November 21, 2014
The overdrive is based on the classic Reverend Drivetrain circuit developed by Bob Weil and Joe Naylor.
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Piod Effects What You Want 2 Micro

November 19, 2014
Despite its straightforward controls, this brute-force distortion pedal boasts enormous range.
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MXR Introduces the Il Torino Overdrive

November 14, 2014
The circuit was designed by Carlo Sorasio, Italy's premier boutique amp and pedal builder.
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Creation Audio Labs Unveils the Grizzly Bass and Holy Fire 9

November 13, 2014
A new power circuit that steps-up a standard 9VDC pedal power supply to the voltage required by the wave-shaping circuitry.
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JHS Introduces the Twin Twelve

November 12, 2014
A pedal that emulates the Silvertone 1484 "Twin Twelve" amplifier.
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Cusack Music Releases New Line of Pedals

November 12, 2014
The graphics are hyper-conceptual for the enlightened, intellectual musician.
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Sublime Guitar Company Unveils New Line of Pedals

November 10, 2014
The line includes the Chunky Brogan Distortion, Mobin Overdrive, Pep-Pep Delay, and the Hippy Joel Overdrive.
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Wampler Pedals Announces the Clarksdale Overdrive

November 10, 2014
A take on that world-famous lime green overdrive.
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Yellowcake Unveils the Furry Burrito

November 6, 2014
A versatile overdrive pedal that explores more saturated fuzz tones.
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Crimsontone Releases New Line of Pedals

November 5, 2014
The first four of the series are the Nero Fuzz, Rosso Overdrive, Tono Shaper, and Luna Boost.
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Ogre Thunderclap Review

October 31, 2014
This devilish distortion is dirty yet civilized.
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DIY: How to Install Onboard Effects

October 28, 2014
With all the pedals on the market today, why bother putting effects inside your guitar? Because it can open new tonal vistas—and it’s fun! Here’s a step-by-step guide.
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Greenchild Unveils the Tribus Drive

October 24, 2014
A three-channel dirt box with MOSFET-based distortion and random access switching.
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Maxon Releases the OD808X Overdrive Extreme

October 24, 2014
The OD808X offers a wider frequency response with an extended hi-frequency range.
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Way Huge Releases the Saucy Box

October 21, 2014
The pedal forgoes individual clean and drive controls and automatically balances the optimum ratio of the two with a single gain control.
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Pettyjohn Electronics PreDrive Review

October 14, 2014
A high-end preamp that delivers surgically precise tone-shaping power.
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