Top 10 Best Worst Distortion Pedal Reviews & Comparison | Updated

In this article, we’ll be looking at each of these worst distortion pedal in detail. This website collects data from 29381 different reviews to give you an idea of which worst distortion pedal is really the best. We’ll discuss their features, prices, and other important information to help you decide which one is right for you. So without any further delay, let’s take a look at the best worst distortion pedal in 2024.

Top-rated Worst Distortion Pedal Comparison 2024

Bestseller No. 1
JOYO High Gain Distortion Pedal from AC/DC Crunch to Heavy Metal with Full Range EQ for Electric Guitar Effect - Bypass (JF-04)
  • JOYO High Gain Distortion guitar pedal, get the kind of hard distortion used by the bands you love-from the crunch of AC/DC to the heavy metal of Metallica.
  • With a full range of EQ adjustment and tone control, from a little blues rock crunch to an all out snarling distortion this is one versatile pedal.
  • When used with single coils at lower gain settings you'd have to make sure you hadn't stepped on your vintage overdrive. whole aluminium-alloy housing classic stoving varnish finish, stable and strong, with small LED flash indicator shows the working state.
  • JOYO is over decade of brand reputation, with the most popular budget pedals, amplifiers, wireless systems, controllers, metronomes, tuners winning the love of global guitarists and inspiring people's music dreams.
  • Before playing, please make sure the guitar is fully connected with the pedal. in order to make JOYO pedals work properly and avoiding unexpected noise, we recommend you to purchase an extra JOYO original power adapter, or choose the other reliable brands and make sure it meets the working current requirement of single pedal.
Bestseller No. 2
JOYO Distortion Pedal Crunch Distortion of British Classic Rock Distortion Effect for Electric Guitar - True Bypass (JF-03)
  • JOYO Crunch Distortion guitar pedal, the british classic rock distortion, it has great response and sustain, and the controls make precision fine-tuning a breeze.
  • Simple design and pedal interface, anything from a brilliant clean boost to the sound of a Full Stack cranked up and everything in between, it's all at your fingertips with the Crunch Distortion.
  • True Bypass provide transparent tone to keep the best tone quality, aluminium-alloy housing classic stoving varnish finish, stable and strong.
  • JOYO is over decade of brand reputation, with the most popular budget pedals, amplifiers, wireless systems, controllers, metronomes, tuners winning the love of global guitarists and inspiring people's music dreams.
  • Before playing, please make sure the guitar is fully connected with the pedal. in order to make JOYO pedals work properly and avoiding unexpected noise, we recommend you to purchase an extra JOYO original power adapter, or choose the other reliable brands and make sure it meets the working current requirement of single pedal.
Bestseller No. 3
Behringer OVERDRIVE/DISTORTION OD300 2-Mode Overdrive/Distortion Effects Pedal, Purple
  • Runs on 9V battery or the BEHRINGER PSU-SB DC power supply (not included, best with Polaroid 9V Batteries)
  • Take off with overdrive, distortion or a combination of both effects in one powerful pedal
  • This BEHRINGER product has been designed to compete head to head with leading products on the market
  • Dedicated Level, Tone, Drive and Mode controls for awesome sound shaping
  • Status LED for effect on/off and battery check
Bestseller No. 4
Satone S811 Riffer High Gain Distortion Electric Guitar Effect Pedal - High Gain Distortion Effect Preset Acoustic Metal Pedal with True Bypass
  • The Satone Riffer offers a virtually limitless amount of gain, making it ideal for heavy genres. Use it in front of your amp, or try it in the effects loop as a preamp for a vast range of tonal options, always served with searing, brutal distortion.
  • With a balanced low end response and mid and high EQ to "fine tune" your sound to sit perfectly in any mix, the Satone Riffer may be the only dirt pedal you ever need for hard rock through to Thrash metal.
  • Built with solid aluminum alloy shell, LED working indicator, apply advanced IC chips and true bypass circuit design, minimize the tone loss to achieve your prefer effect.
  • Mids: Adjusts the mid frequencies.High: Adjusts the high frequencies.Loud: Adjusts the overall signal volume.Dist: Controls the amount of gain added to your signal.
  • Satone is committed to providing each customer with the best quality products and the highest standard services. Full refund or replacement is available if you are not satisfied, please be assured of the purchase.
SaleBestseller No. 5
Donner Distortion Guitar Pedal, Morpher Distortion 3 Modes Natural, Tight, Classic Crunch 80s Metal for Electric Guitar True Bypass
  • [High-Gain Distortion] As a High-Gain distortion pedal, Donner's Morpher sounds like a crossover between MI Crunch Box and Suhr Riot. Great for hair metal/glam metal/pop metal.
  • [3 Distortion Modes] Designed for richer playability. Wide dynamic range and high definition, suitable for both shredding and riffing.
  • [Durable and Solid Construction] A well made durable and whole aluminium-alloy design. The indicator lights clearly show the working state of the pedal.
  • [True bypass] The true bypass design delivers a transparent tone. During transmission, the signal remains fully intact, passing through the effects pedal with no popping, buzzing or electric noise, let alone the loss of strength and frequencies.
  • [Notice] Package includes: Donner Giant Metal distortion pedal and owner manual. NOTICE: Power Adapter is NOT included.
Bestseller No. 6
AODSK Distortion Guitar Effect Pedal, Metal Distortion 2 Modes Classic,Extreme,Portable Mini Electric Guitar Pedal True Bypass (Comes With Power Adapter)
  • 【Delicate Design】Dimensions: 3.70*1.65*1.89inch, weight 0.30LB. Exquisite and portable.The bottom of the bottom non -slip silicone pads make the pedal more stable, and the flat strip design protects the knob settings.Mini size easy for carrying.
  • 【Multifunction Design】2 Modes:Extreme sound and Classic sound. Toggle switch to get different styles of distortion effect in 1 pedal; VOLUME knob,DIST knob and CONTOUR knob for using in different scenarios. Each knob gives you a wide control range.
  • 【High Quality】True bypass and advanced noise reduction circuit keeps your signal clean.Includ a DC9V power adapter.
  • 【Applicable multiple scenarios】It can be comprehensively applicable for all music venues: hall, music concert, stage, studio, karaoke, etc. This is the best gift for any Guitarist or Bassist.
  • 【After-sales guarantee】Unconditional refund for quality problems,you can rest assured to buy our products.
Bestseller No. 7
POGOLAB Distortion Guitar Pedal, Two-Brand EQ, Mid and Treble, Seperate Controls on Vol, Gain, DC 9V for Electric Guitar True Bypass
  • [High-Gain Distortion] This guitar pedal is a High-Gain distortion pedal with wide adjustment range. For heavy metal tones sucha as AC/DC Crunch or Metallica, it can achieve an excellent dynamic response and tone resolution.
  • [Seperate Controls] Pogolab guitar pedal has four seperate controls repectively on Gain, Vol, Mid, Treble. More detailed Controls make the sound more diverse, which allows you to find the sound you want.
  • [Durable Construction] This guitar pedal is well-made and durable, made of aluminum alloy. There is an indicator light to clearly show the working state of the pedal.
  • [True Bypass] True Bypass switching design allows the signal to go through the pedal while remaining intact. Pressing the footswitch to turn effects on or off
  • [Easy to Use] As most pedals run on DC adapters, this pedal is powered by DC 9V (center negative). The cable and adapter are NOT included. One up and running, connecting via the sturdy, and tough-looking connectors on the side of the pedal, one in, and one out, the pedal is easy to use.
SaleBestseller No. 8
EX-Inferno Metal Distortion Pedal
  • 🎸 The EX-Inferno death metal distortion pedal is designed for total metal mayhem.
  • 🎸 A three-stage guitar metal pedal boost toggle switch allows for total control of brutal chugging, screaming howls and massive attack for lead and rhythm playing.
  • 🎸 Fine tune the metal guitar pedal overall balance with the level, tone and distortion control knobs. Dial up shrill metal leads, deep punchy distortion or total metal chunk.
  • 🎸 True-Bypass with powerful analog circuitry, housed in a compact, die-cast box. 1/4 inch input and output jacks and an AC adapter input on the top of the unit.
  • 🎸 Uses a standard 9-volt negative tip power supply, or add a daisy chain to run multiple pedals from the one power supply source. (Adapter not included).
Bestseller No. 9
VSN Heavy Metal Muff Top Boost Distortion Guitar Effect Pedal With 80s & 90s Metal Sounds Ture Bypass & Earphone Useable Output LTL-03 …
  • 🔥【Great clarity and definition】:It is the same even if the pedal is set under a higher gain level. Just tell the truth that most of the high gain pedals will kill a lot of definition during your plays, but the VSN Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal will never do that! So This should be a main selling points! Especially for these leading guitarists.
  • 🔥【 Wide range of tone control】: When using some pedals, it may be very difficult for you to hear some different sounds when you are adjust the tone control, but you can avoid it if use VSN Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal. The pedal can help you freely insert the sounds that you want! Even to find the new sounds that you like better!
  • 🔥【Adjust the shaping frequency response】: “treble”、“Mid”、“bass”、“Boost”、“vol”and“dist”6 Rotary knobs , independentEQ controlling, can help you to realize the sounds of Metal、Rock and Punk! With the combination of its 3-sections equalizer、drive and Rotary knobs, you can get all the tones from the heavy Blues to Hard Rock and to the High Gain Metal!
  • 🥅【One Year Warranty】"VSN Music" is a professional manufacturer of guitar pedal effects. If you receive an unsatisfactory product, please contact us for a solution.
  • 🥅【DC 9V power supply】VSN Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal's power adapter not includ, 9V DC please buy at the vsn store.
SaleBestseller No. 10
Boss DS-1 Distortion Pedal
  • Disttion Effects Pedal f Guitar
  • Keyboard with Disttion
  • Tone Controls
  • Level
  • Bass
Bestseller No. 11
SAPHUE Crunch Distortion Guitar Effects Pedal Gain/Volume/Tone Knob High Low Frequency Effect Pedals with Steel Metal Shell Mini Single Type Dc 9V with True Bypass Switch for Multi Electric Guitar Kit
  • ♫Integrated Noise Reduction: Developed with the code to reduce noise swells common with Crunch distortion circuit, you get the quietest effect possible with this distortion pedal.
  • ♫Lifetime Promise: Unbelievably inexpensive two-knob setup,it's obviously simple to use. For any problem with this distortion pedal, just contact us for a perfect solution, we are always here and help!
  • ♫ Pure Signal: True bypass switching maintains pure signal flow when the diatortion pedal disengaged. Dedicated Volume & Dist & Tone knobs allow for precise effect tailoring.
  • ♫ Solid Quality: Aluminium alloy body makes this distortion pedal safe to transport.
  • ♫ Easy Carry: This distortion pedal has a small size body, light weight, suitable for out side gigs,powered by a DC 9V adapter (not included in this package).
Bestseller No. 12
Kmise Crunch Distortion Electric Guitar Effects Pedal Mini Single Type DC 9V True Bypass
  • 🎸Integrated Noise Reduction: Developed with the code to reduce noise swells common with Crunch Distortion circuit, you get the quietest effect possible with this Distortion pedal.
  • 🎵Pure Signal:True bypass switching maintains pure signal flow when the Crunch Distortion pedal disengaged. Dedicated Gain & Volume &Tone knobs allow for precise effect tailoring.
  • 📻Solid Quality: The whole Crunch Distortion guitar pedal is made of aluminum alloy and classic, stable and strong. Aluminium alloy body makes this Distortion pedal safe to transport.
  • 👜Easy Carry: Powered by a DC 9V adapter (not included in this package),this Crunch Distortion pedal has a small size body, light weight, suitable for out side gigs.
  • 💁Lifetime Promise: Unbelievably inexpensive two-knob setup,it's obviously simple to use. For any problem with this distortion pedal, just contact us for a perfect solution, we are always here and help!
Bestseller No. 13
High Gain Distortion Guitar Pedal, AKLOT Electric Effects Pedals Mini Single Type DC 9V True Bypass
  • 【Integrated Noise Reduction】Developed with the code to reduce noise swells common with High Gain Distortion circuit, you get the quietest effect possible with this Distortion pedal.
  • 【Pure Signal】True bypass switching maintains pure signal flow when the Distortion pedal disengaged. Dedicated Gain & Volume & Treble & Mid knobs allow for precise effect tailoring.
  • 【Solid Quality】The whole Distortion guitar pedal is made of aluminum alloy and classic, stable and strong. Aluminium alloy body makes this Distortion pedal safe to transport.
  • 【Easy Carry】Powered by a DC 9V adapter (not included in this package),this Distortion pedal has a small size body, light weight, suitable for out side gigs.
  • 【Lifetime Promise】Unbelievably inexpensive four-knob setup,it's obviously simple to use. For any problem with this distortion pedal, just contact us for a perfect solution, we are always here and help!
SaleBestseller No. 14
Donner Distortion Guitar Pedal, Extreme Driver Analog Turbo Distortion Effect 3 Modes True Bypass
  • [Classic Distortion] Iconic classic rock distortion. powerful, rich distorted sound with flexible 3-way tone selector.
  • [3 Practical Modes] TUBE/ULTRA/NORMAL. TUBE:Smooth, tube-like “E-mod” style sound. ULTRA:Powerful, edgy, “U-mod” style sound. NORMAL:Classic, natural, original 80’s sound.
  • [Rich and Clear Sound] Donner’s exclusive electronic components and circuit provide more versatility for sound-shaping while still being able to deliver smooth response. Just relish a classical sound offered by Donner at your gig.
  • [Durable and Solid Construction] A well made durable and whole aluminium-alloy design. The indicator lights clearly show the working state of the pedal.
  • [True Bypass] The true bypass design delivers a transparent tone. During transmission, the signal remains fully intact, passing through the effects pedal with no popping, buzzing or electric noise, let alone the loss of strength and frequencies. NOTICE: Power Adapter is NOT included.
Bestseller No. 15
AZOR Heavy Metal Distortion Guitar Pedal Effect 3 Modes Controls True Bypass Aluminium-alloy AP-321
  • 【Classic Heavy Metal Sound】AZOR Heavy Metal Pedal delivers the classic heavy metal distortion sound that guitarists crave.
  • 【Customizable Tone】The pedal features 3 functional knobs (VOL/DIST/MID) that give you complete control over your tone, allowing you to reproduce the classic rock distortion you love.
  • 【Versatile Sound】The 2-way selector switch (Extreme/Classic) offers a subtle variation from the more compressed classic tone to the more open modern extreme sound, giving you even more options to tailor your sound to your preferences.
  • 【Compact and Durable】The mini-style design of the pedal makes it small, lightweight, and easy to transport, while the enduring, light-weighted aluminum alloy chassis ensures it can withstand the rigors of heavy use.
  • 【Easy to Power】The pedal is powered by a 9V DC adapter with center negative polarity (no power adapter included), ensuring you can easily power it up and get to playing.
SaleBestseller No. 16
Sondery Distortion Pedal with 2 Effects of Bright and Normal, 70-80’s Classical British Stack Sound, Mini Effect Pedal for Electric Guitars True Bypass, Art Design Series
  • Distortion guitar effect pedal gives a British stack sound effect; a recreation of 70-80’s classical sound. 3 Controls by Volume, Tone and Gain
  • 2 modes of Bright and Normal, switch to Bright position to distortion your sound for a bright tone or to Normal position to distortion the device for one-of-a-kind pedal sound. True bypass hardware switching
  • Made of reliable high-quality aluminum alloy with a beautiful art design on the top, and diamond cut along the edge; anti-skid rubber pad on the backside for stability and friction prevention
  • LED status indicator; user manual included; no batteries needed, powered by an AC adapter (NOT included) delivery, 9V DC, internal negative, external positive
  • Measures 3.7 by 1.9 by 1.66 inches / 94 by 42 by 48 millimetres; backed by Sondery 1-year limited warranty
Bestseller No. 17
ISET Distortion Guitar Pedal Mini Single Guitar Effect Pedal for Electric Guitar Bass True Bypass (Distortion)
  • Effect: A high gain distortion sound with powerful mid frequency.
  • Function Knobs: Level knob (Adjust the volume of OUTPUT), TONE knob(Control the brightness of your overdrive tone), GAIN knob(Ajust the degree of Distortion).
  • Meterial: Made of high quality Aluminium zinc alloy, durable and strong. Classic mini size can save a lot of space on pedal board.
  • True Bypass: LED indicator shows the working state. True Bypass switch let your instrument signal pass through a non-electronic bypass line when the effect is disengaged.
  • Note: Please note this pedal cannot powered by batteries. Need a DC 9V power supply with negative in the center to power up. Please buy it separately at Iset Music Store.
Bestseller No. 18
Behringer HD300 Heavy Distortion Pedal
  • Disttion Pedal f Electric Guitar
Bestseller No. 19
Caline CP-15 Guitar Metal Distortion Pedal with 3 Band EQ and Low-Mid-High Gain Boost Effect Bypass Design
  • Caline CP-15 Tantrum Heavy EXTREME METAL has three bands powerfully adjustable EQ with sweep Mid-Freq Knob, provides a strong low Frequency, a clear and transparent high frequency, and penetrating main rhythm Tone, or sharp wide accompaniment tone.
  • Precise adjustment for shaping frequency response: "High", "Mid", "Low", "Boost", "Level" and "Drive" 6 control knobs, easy operation, independent EQ controls, allowing you to achieve metal, rock and punk sounds.
  • Where this pedal is most at home is with the gain at 12 'o' clock or higher. At 12 'o' clock you get some brilliant hard rock tones. With the gain set at around 9 'o' clock using a bridge position humbucker you can get some excellent classic rock tones.
  • This PEDAL with sturdy aluminum alloy casing, item dimensions: 11.9x9.4x3.8cm, Weight:0.35kg. Power Requirement: 9V DC center negative, Current consumption: 30mA.
  • The boost switch is best used on your neck pickup with the control between 9 'o' clock and 10 'o' clock. Kick this in at the start of your solo and it'll help increase your volume a little and add a nice bit of top end to really help you cut through the mix so everyone can hear those shredtastic solos!
Bestseller No. 20
MAXCHEER Distortion Pedal,Electric Guitar Ultimate Drive Pedal Mini Single Type DC 9V True Bypass (Black)
  • Integrated Noise Reduction-- Developed with the code to reduce noise swells common with phase circuit, you get the quietest effect possible with this ultimate Overdrive pedal.
  • Pure Signal--True bypass switching maintains pure signal flow when the ultimate overdrive pedal disengaged. Dedicated speed knobs allow for precise effect tailoring.
  • Solid Quality--Aluminium alloy body makes this ultimate overdrive pedal safe for transport, stable and strong.
  • Easy Carry-- This ultimate overdrive pedal has a small size body, lightweight, suitable for outside gigs, powered by a DC 9V adapter (not included in this package).
  • Satisfaction Guarantee-- We stand by our quality commitment and Please do not hesitate to contact us if there is any question. We will do our best to solve the problem as soon as possible.

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