Sound — 8
I am currently using this with a Roland Cube 30X and an Epiphone Les Paul Custom Midnight Edition. It goes perfect and all the distortion settings are wicked. I previously used this with a Squier Bullet Strat and a Samick SR25 or something, and I got this for an extra bit of oomph and some good distortion; it did the job well. Some of the cleaner effects can be fairly weak but that isn't a problem. Some of my favourite sounds are that of Pantera, Eddie Van Halen, Opeth, Children Of Bodom and Metallica etc. This amp actually has a preset for EVH, a preset which sounds identical to Pantera, and I found settings for Metallica and the others within minutes; it's a sweet pedal. There are 2 settings on the pedal which do nothing but buzz and sound very fake, but avoid them and you're fine. It also has a realistic acoustic setting which I use.
Overall Impression — 10
I play lots of metal, lots of Grunge, lots of acoustic stuff, jazz and pretty much everything else. It suits all my stuff great, but is better suited for the heavier tunes. I own 2 other guitars and 2 other amps which I mentioned earlier in this review. It suits my Cube and Les Paul very nicely and I am very glad I bought it. It I lost it or something, I would probably go and upgrade to a G2x or something better, because I know Zoom are very reliable when it comes to FX pedals. I compared it to a few Line 6 PODs and Boss pedals, and this one definately outperformed any others. There is nothing else I think it needs, it has pretty much everything!
Reliability & Durability — 10
It's build a lot sturdier than the G1, and I can't see any normal person breaking this. I would definately gig with it, due to ease of use. It is made of hard metal or something, but it's still fairly light, and the size is awesome, it fits into my guitar case perfectly.
Ease of Use — 8
This pedal has some sweet presets, so getting a good sound is pretty simple as most of these sound unique and nice. It takes a few days to get used to the interface, but after you've worked that all out it's good fun to play around with it and make your own presets. The manual is fairly small and has diagrams to help you out. It's great and helped me alout.