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Pedal Practicality

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by d8g3jdh, Oct 11, 2005.

  1. d8g3jdh

    d8g3jdh Guest

    Aug 9, 2005
    I'm looking into some kind of pedal, but i want to know how practical they are. Sure, NIB is great with WAH and anesthesia great with distortion, but are there any pedals (wah, distortion, flange or other) out there that are applicable to many songs as opposed to just 1 in 50 (For mainly thrash/speed metal and rock)?
  2. honestly i'm probably gona get a wah (i'm a lead voice in my group) and a delay.....i already use a Boss bass od, those two seem somewhat essential to write better music
  3. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    Well, you really don't need a whole lot of effects for thrash. Just a good, powerful dist unit. You will barely hear flanger or chorus when your drive pedal is maxed out. When I run real nasty distortion I can only hear my phaser and a bit of envelope filter. Even the wah doesn't "wah" much.