Cumming, GA (January 22, 2016) -- Since 2011, the Amptweaker TightMetal pedal has become a mainstay for metal players worldwide, many using them as preamps while touring. The TightMetal ST adds several popular features found on its siblings….FatMetal, TightRock and FatRock….including a High Gain switch to select vintage or modern high gain distortion.
Amptweaker’s proprietary SideTrak loop is only ON when the TightMetal ST is OFF… allowing the player to alternate clean effects, or another distortion pedal, with a single stomp. This eliminates the typical stomp-box tap-dance. The rear effects loop works only when the pedal is ON, so you can patch a delay or chorus, or even an extra EQ or boost for further tweaking. It can be set Pre or Post distortion, making this pedal a simple but powerful centerpiece for your pedalboard.
There’s a built-in noise gate to stop notes hard and fast, a Thrash EQ switch for a deeper mid-scoop, and last but not least a Tight control to dial in the attack of the notes from thick and heavy to aggressive and chunky.
Standard Amptweaker features: LED illumination of controls, 14 gauge steel housing and true bypass switching.
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