I've been playing for about 5 years, and this boutique pedal is versatile, simple-to-use, and durable. You can control the gain to get the crunchy blues rhythm tone, soaring Hendrix-style solos, or even chugging metal sound.
All Empress 3 Models
This is Multidrive #29. In case you're unfamiliar with it, it's a fuzz, overdrive and distortion in one pedal all running in parallel.
This has all you need - tap tempo, sub divisions, presets, Vintage sounds, pristine sounds, space sounds, echoplex sounds, modulation, filters, epression pedal input.