#1
from what i hear the digitech death metal pedal sucks but are the boss metal core and metal zone good. and what are the differences between them.
#2
metalcore would probably be the best out of the three. It's more modern, tight, and slightly less fizzy than the metal zone, but I think you can do better.
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#3
Everyone's got likes and dislikes - I like the Metal Zone, but legions of people say it's gods awful.

Best advice I can give you is to try them both and see what you prefer. Make sure it's through your own amp with your guitar, though.
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#8
I agree with above..i used a metal zone and it was O.K. .. but once you get an amp that can create a good tone and distortion.. you wont need the pedal

I hear about the EHX Metal Muff everywhere.... I needa try that out some time.
#10
If you're looking at Boss, look at the MD-2, it can do metal pretty well, and is a lot better than the MetalCore or MetalZone.
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#11
I've heard about these mods. Like the Keeley mod on the MT-2 I think. There are other mods. Can somebody mod this in a store for you or is it DIY?
#12
Just go for the metal muff. I hear man good things about them. Also look at visual sound
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#13
I personally have never looked back since buying my Metalzone. Did take me a while to find a solid setting but I'm happy with it and actually prefer it over a friend's Boss GT-6 distortion setting but i have also heard very good things about the Metal Muff and I'm thinking of giving one a try out.
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#15
Boss pedals are **** in general. Some of their weirder (and for the msot part now discontinued) pedals were great, but all in all, Boss is a terrible brand.
For metal, use the Metal Muff with top boost. It's like death, but in a box.
#16
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I've heard about these mods. Like the Keeley mod on the MT-2 I think. There are other mods. Can somebody mod this in a store for you or is it DIY?


Carcass used a Keeley modded MT2 at some point and they got it sounding pretty good. I tried one out oe time on a 7 string and I found it actually sounded not too bad but unless you are tuning down low (which IMHO it sounds good for) an amp with it's own distortion is your best bet.
#17
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they're all abysmal, your best bet for a budget 'metal' distortion pedal would be the EHX metal muff.



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