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EBS Unveils the Billy Sheehan Ultimate Signature Drive Pedal
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EBS Unveils the Billy Sheehan Ultimate Signature Drive Pedal

EBS unveiled the latest in their line of signature pedals for bassist Billy Sheehan at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show. The Billy Sheehan Ultimate Signature Drive helps to create his sound when he can’t bring his entire rig.

Ashdown Announces PRO FX Bass Pedal Series
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Ashdown Announces PRO FX Bass Pedal Series

Ashdown Engineering has expanded their pedal offerings with the PRO FX line, which consists of five new units: The Triple Shot, the Macchiato Comp (Guy Pratt Signature), the Studio Comp, the Velvet Comp, and the Type 23.

Tech 21 Unveils the Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp YYZ Pedal
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Tech 21 Unveils the Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp YYZ Pedal

Back in 2017, one of the biggest stories from the NAMM Show was the release of the Tech 21 Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp GED-2112 preamp. Tech 21 is turning heads again this year with the introduction of the Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp YYZ Pedal.

Foxgear Pedals Unveils Guy Pratt Signature Knee Trembler Bass Tremolo Pedal
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Foxgear Pedals Unveils Guy Pratt Signature Knee Trembler Bass Tremolo Pedal

Guy Pratt has teamed up with Foxgear Pedals to create the Knee Trembler, a signature bass tremolo in their Professional Compact series. The Pink Floyd bassist worked with the company to create the pedal with a unique LFO to nail the intro to “One of These Days.” “If you miss the days when amps came with onboard tremolo, you’ll love...

Tech 21 and dUg Pinnick Team Up For DP-3X Signature Pedal
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Tech 21 and dUg Pinnick Team Up For DP-3X Signature Pedal

dUg Pinnick has a new signature pedal from Tech 21 called the DP-3X that will be debuted at the Winter NAMM Show. The unit is a compact adaptation of his Ultra Bass 1000 head from the company, who says that both pieces of gear recreate the sound Pinnick developed in the ’80s that merges high-end distortion with low-end bass. The...

Ashdown Announces Norman Watt-Roy Special Edition OriginAL Pre-DI
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Ashdown Announces Norman Watt-Roy Special Edition OriginAL Pre-DI

Ashdown has expanded their lineup of signature gear with the Norman Watt-Roy Special Edition OriginAL Pre-Di. Watt-Roy, who is best known as the bassist for Ian Dury and the Blockheads, helped create the unit. “Strictly limited to a run of 50 special units, the special edition Norman Watt-Roy OriginAL Preamp Pedal has been tweaked to Norman’s specification,” Ashdown writes. “As...

Dunlop Unveils Geezer Butler Cry Baby Wah
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Dunlop Unveils Geezer Butler Cry Baby Wah

Black Sabbath may have played their final tour this year, but Geezer Butler‘s tone will continue to inspire generations of bassists. Now Dunlop has introduced the Geezer Butler Cry Baby Wah, which is the company’s first ever signature Cry Baby Bass Wah. The pedal is designed to complement the legend’s tone with “massive low end power with a midrange that...

Pro Tone Pedals Now Shipping David Ellefson Signature Dawn Patrol Chorus Pedal
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Pro Tone Pedals Now Shipping David Ellefson Signature Dawn Patrol Chorus Pedal

Pro Tone Pedals has teamed up with Megadeth’s David Ellefson to launch the Dawn Patrol Chorus pedal. Debuted at the London Bass Guitar Show, the stompbox is described as a tool to help recreate the bassist’s tone from the seminal album Rust In Peace. “When Pro Tone approached me with the idea of making some signature pedals, as a bass...

Ashdown Introduces Stuart Zender Funk Face Twin Dynamic Filter Pedal
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Ashdown Introduces Stuart Zender Funk Face Twin Dynamic Filter Pedal

Ashdown Engineering has teamed up with bassist Stuart Zender to introduce the SZ Funk Face Twin Dynamic Filter Pedal. The pedal is designed for simplicity in getting a funky sound that Zender, who was the original bassist for Jamiroquai, is known for. Its filter section has a Sensitivity knob to control the effect’s response, while an Output knob controls the...

Morley Announces Cliff Burton Tribute Series Power Fuzz Wah Pedal
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Morley Announces Cliff Burton Tribute Series Power Fuzz Wah Pedal

Morley debuted the Cliff Burton Tribute Series Power Fuzz Wah at the Winter NAMM Show this year. Introduced in part with the bassist’s father Ray Burton, the pedal is a tribute that blends aspects of the 70’s model used by Burton on the early Metallica recordings and the company’s modern models. The Power Fuzz Wah’s fuzz and wah effects can...