#1
well heres the deal im getting a jackson warrior wrmg for xmas (+ saved up money) i have a roland cube 60 and i want a distortion or overdrive pedal for when the guitar comes as it has active emg in the neck pup


price range around the ehx metal muff and american muff i was thinking of saving up for a ts 9 tubescreamer instead?

any ideas?

cheers
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#2
Get the tube screamer. I have one and it is great. Distortion pedals tend to destroy your tone but an overdrive keps your tone while giving you the extra bit of distortion. You can play anything with a tube screamer. It is probably best for blues and metal. SRV and Kirk Hammett both use them.
#3
Try/or take a look at the BBE Green Screamer. It is based on the tube screamer but has great reviews. BBE makes some nice products.
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#5
boss is pretty decent.the overdrive distortion (os-2) does overdrive and distortion and both sound good.lots of adjustment options.pretty good pedal,nice sound.you can mix overdrive and distortion too.about 70 dollars.
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well heres the deal im getting a jackson warrior wrmg for xmas (+ saved up money) i have a roland cube 60 and i want a distortion or overdrive pedal for when the guitar comes as it has active emg in the neck pup


price range around the ehx metal muff and american muff i was thinking of saving up for a ts 9 tubescreamer instead?

any ideas?

cheers

Why do you think you need an overdrive pedal "because it has active pickups".

You don't need any pedals, the Cube's models should be more than adequate, if you buy any pedal it should be an EQ. There's certainly no point dropping a wedge on a Tubescreamer when you have a solid state amp, it's just a waste of money. And I can't see the Muff being much more exciting than the Cube's rectifier channel. Also, prepare yourself for the possibility that the new guitar will sound worse through the Cube because of the active pickups.
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Yeah, I really don't see either working very well with your amp since it's a modeling amp. The tubescreamer would be your best bet to run it over an existing distortion on the amp, but I don't think it'd really sound much better than the distortion that the amp already has... OD pedals are more meant for tube amps and don't get as good of results through a SS amp.
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#8
You have a cube, and soon a guitar with high output pickups. And now you want an overdrive on top of that. How much gain do you need?