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Billy Sheehan's Distortion pedal

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Ozzyman, Aug 11, 2004.


  1. Ozzyman

    Ozzyman

    Jul 21, 2004
    Does anyone know what bass pedal Billy Sheehan uses in his Bass Solo 1 recording from his website? He uses it 3min 33sec into the song. It's a distortion pedal of some sort.
     
  2. i think it might be his signature ampeg preamp (Ampeg SVP-BSP), or a bass Pod...
     
  3. Almost certainly his sign. preamp. He swears by the distortion in it from what I hear...it's also switchable. And solid state...
     
  4. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    I've always hated his "solo tone"
     
  5. Ozzyman

    Ozzyman

    Jul 21, 2004
    Then don't buy Yamaha.
     
  6. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA


    Ok I wo....



    dammit. Well I got a cheapy, so it sounds nothing like Billy's. His tone when he's playing with people sounds fine, then he throws on some wild effect and :spit: