Distortion Effects Pedals for Hard rock

If one effect comes to mind for the hard rock genre, it is distortion. Without a doubt, this effect is synonymous with the sounds most people think of when creating hard rock music. These pedals are the most popular distortions that produce an amount of gain to create hard rock tones.

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37 Distortion Effects Pedals
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The classic DS-1 Distortion pedal provides a harder distortion effect for guitar and keyboard sounds. Instead of toneless, fuzzy distortion, the DS... read more

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Boss DF-2 Super Feedbacker & Distortion

Boss DF-2 Super Feedbacker & Distortion

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Keeley Modded Boss DS-1 Ultra Distortion

Keeley Modded Boss DS-1 Ultra Distortion

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JHS Boss DS-1 Synth Deluxe Mod

JHS Boss DS-1 Synth Deluxe Mod

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Pro Co RAT 2

Pro Co RAT 2

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Pro Co The Rat

Pro Co The Rat

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Pro Co "Bud Box" The Rat

Pro Co "Bud Box" The Rat

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Fuzzrocious Rat Tail

Fuzzrocious Rat Tail

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Pro-quality distortion and sustain with iron-handed command parameters.

The Boss MT-2 Metal Zone Effects Pedal offers precision control over ton... read more

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The MXR M-104 DISTORTION + Guitar Pedal can be set to produce low volume controllable distortion or increased to achieve a warm tube overdrive. Max... read more

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MXR Distortion + (Script Logo)

MXR Distortion + (Script Logo)

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MXR M-104 Distortion + (Late 1970s Model)
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The DS-2 Turbo Distortion features twin modes for an expanded range of distortion--taking users from blues-rock rhythms to searing leads at the pre... read more

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Boss DS-1 Distortion
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MXR M-104 Distortion +
MXR Distortion II

MXR Distortion II

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MXR Distortion + (Script Logo)

MXR Distortion + (Script Logo)

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With Boss's popular OS-2 OverDrive/Distortion pedal, it's like having two in-your-face effects pedals in one. That's because, with it, you can prod... read more

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Boss DS-1 Distortion
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Dubbed the Swedish Chainsaw by some of its biggest fans, the Boss HM-2 Heavy Metal is an all out metal distortion onslaught. Used for classic cutti... read more

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This fuzzy rat is loaded with edgy distortion.

The TurboRAT expands the versatility and sustain of the unique rat tone, and its maximum output o... read more

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Pro Co RAT 2

Pro Co RAT 2

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ZVEX Double Rock
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Instant distortion gratification with an all-analog circuit, dual-band tone control, and a shredding sound.

The TC Electronic Dark Matter Distor... read more

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Since its original release in the early 80’s the Sonic Distortion has gained a huge cult following among tone connoisseurs, including the likes of ... read more

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Ibanez SD9 Sonic Distortion

Ibanez SD9 Sonic Distortion

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The RAT2 covers all the bases: distortion, sustain, fuzz, overdrive - from the sweet raunchy to the grinding raunchy to the raunchy raunchy, RAT2 l... read more

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Pro Co RAT

Pro Co RAT

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Pro Co The Rat

Pro Co The Rat

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Pro Co "Bud Box" The Rat

Pro Co "Bud Box" The Rat

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Pro Co TurboRAT

Pro Co TurboRAT

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The Multiwave Distortion features 21 distinctive and modern effects not found on typical distortion pedals. Based on new proprietary algorithms, th... read more

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Set up three channels of tone on a single-channel amp!

The 12AX7 tube-equipped Radial Tonebone TriMode Distortion Pedal has true-bypass and 2 dist... read more

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Designed by the award-winning MXR® Custom Badass™ team, the Super Badass Distortion puts decades of 100% analog distortion at your feet. With its h... read more

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Great sounds with versatile programming.

The Soundblox Pro Multi Wave distortion pedal offers 23 distinct and highly tweakable effect types rang... read more

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The pit bull of distortion boxes.

The Electro-Harmonix Metal Muff with Top Boost features 3 powerful EQ bands that are ideal for sculpting mids ... read more

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A hot-rodded classic circuit that roars with huge amp-stack tones and old-school distortion.

The MXR Custom Badass '78 Distortion roars with huge ... read more

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Ultimate riff power is yours with the Fullbore Metal Distortion pedal from MXR. This compact but powerful device is all you need to unleash the mos... read more

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Delivers everything from sweet singing overdrive to massive distortion!

Developed from the ground up using carefully selected components, the Di... read more

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Pro Co "Bud Box" The Rat

Pro Co "Bud Box" The Rat

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Pro Co RAT

Pro Co RAT

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Pro Co RAT 2

Pro Co RAT 2

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Now twice as deliciously dirty!

Dirty and sweet, the Mudhoney dual distortion pedal has been praised for its amazing tonal range and ability to ... read more

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"The ... FX55B [is a] very high-gain preamplifier that [is] overdriven to help produce a distorting of the input signal and help sustain the notes ... read more

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Big, fat, mega-searing tube tone without modeling!

The Radial Tonebone Classic Tube Drive Pedal is the perfect choice for players that want extra ... read more

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It has just three knobs (distotion, tone, level). Easy to operate, changing the battery is really easy and simple (or you can use an AC adapter). read more

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MXR M-104 Distortion + (Late 1970s Model)
MXR M-104 Distortion +
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The Plexitube™ is a two channel tube distortion that combines the natural warmth and harmonic generation of a 12AX7 tube with the control and satur... read more

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Distortion without the mud.

The Soundblox Multi Wave Distortion is an anti-retro unit that offers 23 matchless effect types, ranging from traditio... read more

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