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KHDK Introduces the Ghoul Jr. Overdrive

KHDK Introduces the Ghoul Jr. Overdrive

A powerful overdrive circuit coiled inside a micro-sized box.

New York, NY (November 20, 2017) -- KHDK Electronics is proud to unveil the latest addition to their lineup of award-winning pedals. Inspired by their celebrated Ghoul Screamer, Ghoul Jr is the tone lab’s first mini pedal: small, but lethal.

Ghoul Jr is a hyper powerful overdrive circuit coiled inside a micro-sized box, delivering massive overdrive with a bonus dose of gain that, incredibly, goes past 11. The glittering purple enclosure boasts a ghoulish face created by San Francisco’s tattoo artist Tim Lehi. To purchase GHOUL JR, please pre-order here or find your favorite dealer:

“Evil things come in small packages,” Kirk Hammett commented of the Ghoul Jr.

The micro pedal offers a wide range of colors from fuzzy vintage treble boost to creamy, liquid tone. A brand new full-on mode brings an even more powerful cut-through sound, ensuring the Ghoul Jr never gets lost in the mix. “Flick the Style switch to ‘down’ and wreak havoc,” advises Hammett. The mini pedal is best used as a guitarist’s main overdrive, for boosting an already overdriven amp or to bring out the best of its neighbors on a pedalboard.

The release of the Ghoul Jr marks the two-year anniversary of the launch of KHDK Electronics, founded by legendary Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett and industry vet David Karon. Working with world-renowned musicians to develop their products, KHDK stands for an exclusive lifestyle brand which caters to artists who are not afraid to push the envelope. Their goal is to create unique tones “for gearheads, by gearheads” from conception to prototype. Each pedal is crafted by head engineer Antonin Salva and manufactured in a family-run factory in Paducah, Kentucky.

Ghoul Jr joins the existing KHDK line up of six award-winning pedals, which includes two Kirk Hammett signature overdrives, “Ghoul Screamer” and “Dark Blood”, as well as a fuzz pedal “Scuzz Box”, a bass overdrive “Abyss”, “No.1” overdrive, and “No.2” clean boost.

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