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Guitar Distortion Pedals

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#1 jvanvlake

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 08:47 PM

What should I use as a good distortion pedal if I'm trying to get that 80's hair metal type tone? I was thinking about getting an MXR distortion or DOD FX56 pedal but are there any other suggestions?


#2 fly135


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Posted 04 March 2011 - 01:26 PM

Jekyll & Hyde. The Hyde side will get you some pretty high gain. And you get a nice tubescreamer on the Jekyll side.

#3 Stu74

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Posted 25 June 2011 - 03:18 AM

I thought i would hi jack this thread as i am also looking into getting a distortion pedal.
I play a cheap behringer guitar and cant get a good sound playing Entersandman.If you know the intro there is some sliding from 2nd fret to 7th on the A string.When i do this i cant get my guitar to sound anything like it shoud for this song.
If i get a distortion pedal will that help or am i using the wrong type of guitar for this song anyway?

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