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Re: Bass and Guitar Distortion Device...

On Sun, 4 May 2003 02:54:07 -0600, Jesse Ray Lucas 
<jlucas@neoprimitive.net> wrote:
> I'm afraid of the Boss Metal Zone, because I bought the DOD "Death Metal"
> pedal once and it was the noisiest pedal I have ever encountered.  I 
> mean,
> the hiss/hum was as loud as the notes you would play.  Great for getting
> Yamatsuka Eye and Mike Patton vocal filth for sound collages, but not 
> much
> good for crunchy guitar with clean breaks.

Ah well, for those tight clean breaks, you'll definitely need some sort of 
noise gate.  I know Meshuggah also wax their pickups to prevent feedback.  
Getting a good metal sound can be quite complicated :)

 -- ernesto schnack