A distortion pedal is used to create heavy and dark tone, specifically for guitar in genres like rock and heavy metal music. Distortion pedals create this sound by using very hard clipping and even signal boosting to completely change the tone of your sound and create a new sound altogether.

Source Audio Aftershock Bass Distortion on RigShare

Get down and dirty with the AfterShock Bass Distortion. Out of the box, this stereo pedal delivers three bass overdrive engines that span the gamut of low-end crunch, from smooth and natural overdrive to full-on fuzz attack. The Tube engine...

EarthQuaker Devices Acapulco Gold on RigShare

Welcome to your new Acapulco Gold™ Power Amp Distortion! The Acapulco Gold is a dirt-simple distortion Device modeled after the sound of a cranked vintage Model T amplifier, bringing the openness, clarity, and crunch that only a dimed tube ...

2 Rigs

Fulltone Full-Drive3 on RigShare

Unlike its cousin the FD2, the FD3 uses both a JFET input and a JFET op-amp, giving it the most tube-like sound you can get out of a tubeless pedal. Along with great sound, these JFET’s give the FD3 an ultra-high Input impedance which allow...

Chris Pinkard
Drake Barker

4 Rigs

Fulltone Full-Drive2 Mosfet on RigShare

Housed in a beautiful powder coated Blue 16ga. steel enclosure, the dual-channel Full-Drive 2 Mosfet gives you the best of both worlds. The first channel is the Overdrive Mode, capable of clean boost or non-compressed overdrive or choose li...

Jano Acevedo
Tyler Oglesby
Joshua Query
Tyler Smith
David Leøng
Ryan Weaver
Drake Barker
Muklis abadi barus
Randy Short
Žiga Janežič

14 Rigs

Fulltone Secret Freq on RigShare

What’s this, another touch-sensitive, dynamic, natural sounding overdrive/distortion to confuse the marketplace? Nope, this is the Fulltone “Secret Frequency. “Secret Freq.” for short. Although it does the gig-friendly clean boost and OD...

Fulltone Plimsoul on RigShare

For many, many years you've basically had 2 choices for your Overdrive/Distortion pedals: You could either get "Soft-clipped" Bluesy, slightly compressed, (Toob Screemer, FD2, etc.) type Overdrive pedals... or you could get "Hard-Clipped" (...

David Lopez
Werner Niebauer

3 Rigs

Barber Electronics Gain Changer SR on RigShare

The NEW Barber Gain-Changer SR harnesses a vast spectrum of EQ and gain. Flick the toggle one way and you have sweet very low-gain overdrive, flick it the other way and you get wildly charged harmonic content of our much praised unLimiTeD d...

Allen Russell

4 Rigs

Barber Electronics BUSS on RigShare

The BUSS brings back the classic sounds of The Barber Burn Unit and Super Sport pedals (hence the name BUSS). The Burn Unit's sounds are big and fat, and were tuned to match a $50K Dumble ODS amp, which was sitting in our shop for nearly a ...

Emerson Custom Pomeroy on RigShare

The Emerson Pomeroy is a Boost, Overdrive & Distortion Pedal featuring a 100% Analog Signal Path. Its jammed packed with an immense amount of features that allow the player ultimate control over their tonal palate and shaping needs. The Eme...

1 Rig

Vertex Effects Dynamic Distortion on RigShare

The Dynamic Distortion is a sonic hybrid of the two most iconic distortion pedals in Rock 'n Roll history, the Germanium Fuzz of the 60's and the TS Overdrive of the 80's. This legendary combo provides unmatched touch sensitivity and clean-...

Drake Barker
Rodrigo Lopez de Toledo

2 Rigs

Vertex Effects Dynamic Distortion (Thin/Fat Mod) on RigShare

The Dynamic Distortion (Thin/Fat Mod) is a 250 piece limited edition version of the Dynamic Distortion, that adds extra range in the tone control to combine the classic 80's Sonic Distortion circut (SD-9), a RAT, and Germanium Fuzz all-in-o...

Mohamad Faridz Husaini

1 Rig

ProCo Sound Pro Co Vintage Rat on RigShare

The Vintage Rat's full control is provided by distortion amount, filter, and volume controls. Tune in just the right amount of overdrive, get the presence you need without tinny treble, and balance the volume for the perfect extra kick for ...

Shawn Brown
Ian Parks

5 Rigs

Old Blood Noise Endeavors Fault on RigShare

The Fault Overdrive/Distortion is the drive you didn't even know you needed. It can push your amp over the edge, provide a sensitive drive for a clean signal, or act as an all out distortion for your chugging rhythms or singing leads or noi...

Zachary Smith

2 Rigs

Suhr Riot on RigShare

Riot is a versatile high-gain distortion pedal with the sonic characteristics and touch sensitivity of a high quality 100 watt tube amplifier.

Milan konecny
シ ュ ー ゲ イ ズ

2 Rigs

Suhr Riot Reloaded on RigShare

Riot Reloaded is the result of countless hours of listening, testing, and tweaking our original distortion circuit to create a pedal that is amp-like, aggressive, in your face, and features more gain (30% more than our original Riot). An...

Scott Wilkinson
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Reza Elghazi

3 Rigs

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