Best Distortion Pedals 2021

MXR M75 Super Badass Distortion

MXR M75 Super Badass Distortion
  • Highly responsive full spectrum distortion
  • Bass, Mid & Treble controls
  • 100% Analog

If you’re going to call a pedal Super Badass, it better provide some truly jaw-dropping tones. Thankfully, it works in this case, with enough distortion to suit most rock and metal types, as well as further adaptability thanks to a three-band EQ that can sweep from throaty overdrives to scooped and metallic delights. It’s a superb all-rounder for just about every kind of gain seeker, with amazing touch sensitivity and low noise levels and a classic silver design.

MXR is one of the most well-known brands of distortion pedals, with legends such as Randy Rhoads and Zakk Wylde using their products. They’re still one