Price paid: A$ 120
Purchased from: Ebay - Jax Music Supply
Sound — 9
I'm usually just using this at home through a Marshall MG15CDR for practicing alone. Its amazing how much gain this has while still maintaining clarity through such a small practice amp. Not noisy at all, the noise gate works perfectly and can be edited to how much you want cut off just by tightening a screw. Main influences would be The Black Dahlia Murder, Dethklok, Thy ART Is Murder, The Red Shore. This pedal can easily achieve these tones.
Overall Impression — 9
I play metal and most subgenres of metal. This pedal is very suited to every type of metal really, mainly focusing on more modern metal music. I have been playing about 7 years now, as mentioned before I'm going through a Marshall practice amp. I have also put it through my crate/krank half stack and it sounds pretty good, a little more noisy but that is expected at higher volumes. If it were lost/stolen, I would buy another one immediately. The noise gate and the mid boost are both very handy features, its like getting two pedals in one! Only downside that I can see really is the way the 9V adapter plug is on the side next to the input, I would much rather it on top so the leads wouldn't get tangled. Apart from that, great pedal.
Reliability & Durability — 10
It seems very solid and looks as if it would easily hold up for gigging.
Ease of Use — 9
Pretty basic pedal. Volume, Frequency, Gain, Lo, Mid, Hi. Also has a noise gate button and a mid-boost button. Adjust these to your liking and you can get some Killer metal tones. Ranges from classic metal such as Pantera to newer genres such as Deathcore with just a few changes.