Death Metal review by DigiTech

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  • Sound: 7
  • Overall Impression: 7
  • Reliability & Durability: 8
  • Ease of Use: 9
  • Reviewer's score: 7.8 Good
  • Users' score: 7.7 (331 votes)
DigiTech: Death Metal

Price paid: $ 35

Purchased from: Cassell's Music

Sound — 7
I use this with a Vox Valvetronix and an Agile Les Paul. It's a good setup and a good pedal, if you're playing Death Metal. This is not too noisy, and the effects are pretty much alright, but only if you play Death Metal. This gives you a good sound, if you play death metal, it sounds good when you scoop the mids or turn the mids up to about 7 and turn the Highs to about 8, once again it's only good for heavier types of music, don't try to play Led Zeppelin on it.

Overall Impression — 7
Like I said before, it's only really good for Death Metal and other heavier types of music. If you wan't something a little more versatile, I recommend the metal master. If it were lost or stolen, I wouldn't buy another one because I have other and better pedals, and I pretty much am not a big fan of Death Metal or any other types of Heavy Music. I don't like the fact that it has no gain control, but I guess some people would like all-out gain. This is overall a good pedal, but only for death-metal, no other genre, that's probably why I didn't like it too much, I only really use this when playing heavier styles like stuff that requires scooping the mids.

Reliability & Durability — 8
It's a pretty dependable pedal and it sure is reliable. It drains the battery like there's no tommorow, but you can count on it if it's plugged in.

Ease of Use — 9
It is easy to get a good sound out of it for it's genre, especially when you scoop the mids or turn the highs up.

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    in G1 mag it had a distorto metre where it rated mild pain to total anihlation
    This was my first (and still my only) guitar pedal. It's a beast.