boss metal zone???on bass?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by panazza, Dec 22, 2003.

  1. panazza


    Nov 23, 2003
    I noticed many bassists use a boss pedal zone...
    isn't it a guitar distortion? is it good on bass???
  2. Kheos


    Aug 12, 2002
    i tried it, and it sucks
    correction, it made my bass sound like a guitar with very few bass
  3. JES

    JES Supporting Member

    It does seem to lose some low end, but it cuts through nicely. Paul Malinowski uses one on a few soaring bits on Shiner's Lula Divinia, which is, anyway, a rock album bassists oughta hear.

  4. My bass in your

    My bass in your

    Nov 1, 2003
    I see Black Metl bass players use it all the time. Allways, full on... :eek: Result: the sound of a vacuum cleaner.
  5. Toasted


    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    i tried it and thought it really sucked. made some really great sounding gear hae no tone and no depth and no niceness at all :ptoo high gain, eq set for mids rather than lows.
  6. sloppysubs


    Nov 24, 2002
    Swansboro, NC
    the boss distortion that sounds best on bas imo, its the mega distortion. that thing is a monster. i played one at a local dealer and was pleastly suprised.