Best Passive Pickups For Metal 2021

DiMarzio DP100 Super Distortion Pickup Black Regular

Back in 1972, this was the passive pickup that started it all. The DiMarzio Super Distortion pickup was the world’s first mass-produced aftermarket pickup. It was created with the intention of striking the front end of a guitar amplifier significantly more forcefully than normal pickups. Because there were no real high gain amps or distortion pedals back then, compensating with pickups made logical.

One of the most noteworthy features of the DiMarzio DP100 Super Distortion is that it