November 2018

Distortion

Dunable Unveils the SplatterBlaster

August 28, 2018
An analog fuzz/distortion pedal that can run two independent circuits in parallel to one output or separately into two outputs.
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Boss/JHS JB-2 Angry Driver Review

August 26, 2018
Two overdrive titans combine to become a hydra-headed beast of dirt tones.
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Gervana Introduces the Ding Mao

August 16, 2018
A dual function pedal that uses a uses a JFET circuit to provide up to +20db of clean boost.
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Jacques Pedals Unveils the Bête Noire

August 7, 2018
The pedal combines plexi-like distortion with an analog phaser.
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SNAMM '18 - GFI System Jonassus Drive Demo

July 17, 2018
Check out a dual-channel dirt box with a plethora of mode options, from asymmetrical and symmetrical diode-derived to LED-driven distortion.
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Fender Expands Pedal Line

July 6, 2018
New additions include the Engager Boost, Pelt Fuzz, and Full Moon Distortion.
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Animals Pedal Launches the Tioga Road Cycling Distortion

July 5, 2018
The new pedal is the result of a collaboration between Animals Pedal and Matthew Holl, owner/founder of the California-based boutique effects builder Wren And Cuff.
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SNAMM '18 - VHT Redline 80 S and Redline V Four Demos

July 1, 2018
Get a taste of the new solid-state combo packed with spring reverb and the four faces of dirt residing in a new pedal.
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SNAMM '18 - Fender The Pelt, Full Moon Distortion & Engager Boost Demos

June 30, 2018
After launching an all-new pedal line in January, Fender expands their offerings with a fuzz, hi-gain distortion, and a versitale clean boost.
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SNAMM '18 - Yellowcake Pedals Furry & Fried Demo

June 29, 2018
The Fried Gold overdrive hops into bed with the Furry Burrito—an OD/fuzz with a light-up LED that doubles as a starve control—and multiple shades of cavorting ensue.
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ZVEX Introduces the Super Duper Concert Bass Mod

June 22, 2018
Distinct Distortion and low end popular with enthusiasts of down tuned, primal, and punishing guitarists and bassists.
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First Look: Joe Gore Pedals Porkolator

June 18, 2018
Want something that's transparent and Ms. Priss? Well, this oddball pedal loosely based on Steve Albini's secret weapon ain't that. Watch John Bohlinger take on this harmonic monster.
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SoundBrut Announces the DRVA MkII

May 23, 2018
The upgrades include a quieter switch, treble-cut pot, and a simplified Q control.
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Land Devices HP-2 Review

May 8, 2018
This fine Harmonic Percolator derivative leaves you wondering why the circuit remains a relative secret.
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Alexander Pedals Releases the Defender

May 7, 2018
The pedal features multiple digital drives ranging from subtle to massive digital fuzz paired with a full control panel of secondary effects.
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Keeley Electronics Unveils the El Rey Dorado Distortion

April 27, 2018
A collaboration with Riff City Guitar that aims to capture that classic British plexi-style tone.
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Pigtronix Releases the Philosopher’s Tone Germanium Gold Micro

April 23, 2018
The new version takes the original pedal’s optical sustain engine and lets you mix in a layer of germanium-enhanced distortion.
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Free the Tone Unveils the String Slinger and Fire Mist

April 23, 2018
The String Slinger aims to hit the American blues sound symbolized during the classic "blackface" period.
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Deep Space Devices Unveils the Red Ghost Distortion

April 9, 2018
The company's first pedal is a high-gain stomp with a single knob and two toggle switches that control the tone.
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Trinalog Introduces the Effect Station

March 14, 2018
The compact analog multi-effect system takes the pain and complexity out of pedalboards and provides a tone station that is small enough to fit in your backpack.
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