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DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal  

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Overview
  • Multiple distortion types
  • Morph among Boogie Mark III, Boss Metal Zone, DOD Death Metal, Rectifier, and beyond!
  • Spectral-contouring EQ
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    $129.95
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The DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal makes any amp sound raging. Multidistortion technology produces seemingly endless distortion types that can be morphed into wild combinations. Morph among endless combinations of the most brain shredding, headbangin' distortions out there: the Boogie Mark III, Boss Metal Zone, DOD Death Metal, Rectifier, and beyond! The Metal Master also features powerful spectral-contouring EQ plus a clean signal out and a special out for cab modeling. High enough quality for studio use. Distortion pedeal controls include Level, Lo and Hi EQs, and Morph.

Features
  • Multiple distortion types
  • Morph among Boogie Mark III, Boss Metal Zone, DOD Death Metal, Rectifier, and beyond!
  • Spectral-contouring EQ
  • Clean signal out
  • Cab modeling out
  • Level, Lo and Hi (EQ), and Morph controls

What makes a guitar into a monster-DISTORTION. Get it!

 
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DigiTechXMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal
 
4.6

(based on 348 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (268)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (44)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (14)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (3)
  • Excellent sound quality (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Complete Shock

    This thing Rocks!!!!!!! the morph Nob has to be the most powerful nob on the planet the crunch on this thing is amazing its perfect for any metal from your classic...Read complete review

    This thing Rocks!!!!!!! the morph Nob has to be the most powerful nob on the planet the crunch on this thing is amazing its perfect for any metal from your classic 80s to your 90s and modern i have a old solid state crate amp the crunch was ok but all i could play was softer stuff like The Cars but now crazy train,Master of Puppets the list goes on there is no end to the power of this pedal Buy this now!!!!!!!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Mediocre pedal

    I guess this thing can pull off metal, but in all honesty, this pedal lacks a lot in clarity and versatility.Too much low end is muddy, but if you back it off, there...Read complete review

    I guess this thing can pull off metal, but in all honesty, this pedal lacks a lot in clarity and versatility.Too much low end is muddy, but if you back it off, there isn't enough. The Morph knob is the high point with this pedal, as you CAN get a few cool sounding tones... but this simply doesn't sound that good.I played this in front of a Randall RH300 head with a Randall RS125CX cab. I play a lot of heavy music: metalcore, deathcore, death, hardcore, punk, hard rock, etc. I like my gain, but not from this. The DigiTech GRUNGE is far superior, though I won't use it for extreme metal.Ultimately, I found this pedal a disappointment. There are many dirt boxes far superior to this, including its cheaper brother the Grunge. Perhaps it just didn't agree with my particular amp, but the EQing on this is not good (needs a Mid control in the worst way). I've played many distortion pedals and this one was one of the worst, though not THE worst I've played.

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    5.0

    Great Pedal

    By Jpoole

    from phoenix

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Excellent Sound Quality

    Cons

    • Not Responsive

    Best Uses

    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

    Did an impulse buy on a SDOD, glad I did. I don't play a lot of metal, and generally prefer overdrives to distortion. My cover band plays a couple of Pantera songs that need an edgier tone, this does the trick. Great chunky sound, and the X- Morph provides useful tones throughout the range. You can't vary the amount of gain, but rolling off your guitars volume does the same thing. I also have the Bogner Uberschall, and prefer this for heavy metal tones. Great pedal for the price.

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good heavy metal pedal

    By Tom

    from Detroit

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Excellent Sound Quality
    • Good Selection Of Effects
    • Great For The Heavy Stuff
    • Responsive

    Cons

    • Battery Life

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

    This pedal is great for the heavy metal/thrash/death metal playing styles. It has a wide range of distortion. As much chunk as you want. The low end is the best feature to me. Depending on your tuning and amp you may need to dial it back. Compared it to the new distortion pedals and this one has the heavy sound. Do not get this for anything but the heavy stuff or you will be disappointed. Get the 9volt adapter battery life about 4 hours that's no joke! Thanks Tom

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    (0 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Not my cup of tea

    By StitchRovito

    from Butler Pennsylvania

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Compact Design

    Cons

    • Poor Sound Quality

    Best Uses

      Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

      I found that this pedal lacked definition in riffs. When i play anything but open chugs it barely lets anything shine through. If you're in a breakdown band then go for it. I play anywhere from drop D to drop B and there's never a point where i get a decent sound. Through passive pickups or active. And trying to roll off your volume to get less gain doesn't work at all. I'd rather use something else.

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      4.0

      Love It

      By Guitar Junkie

      from Stuttgart, Germany

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Excellent Sound Quality
      • Responsive

      Cons

      • Breaks Easily

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Performances

      Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

      The second best pedal around. Only the BOSS Metal Zone out-does it. Great sound and more simplified than the Metal Zone. Great for beginner and intermediates. On mine, the 9V connector broke after a year of use, but why not connect to a power supply instead. I've done that with mine and had no other problems.

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      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      got to be one of the best heavy metal distortin on the market

      Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

      This is by far the best heavy metal distortion petal I've ever heard.Tones and distortion settings are numerous or straight forward however you want.the morph feature rocks. It even makes my 2o watt practice amp sound awesome. Love this petal.

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      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Complete Shock

      By SkylerR.

      from in good ol Indiana

      Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

      This thing Rocks!!!!!!! the morph Nob has to be the most powerful nob on the planet the crunch on this thing is amazing its perfect for any metal from your classic 80s to your 90s and modern i have a old solid state crate amp the crunch was ok but all i could play was softer stuff like The Cars but now crazy train,Master of Puppets the list goes on there is no end to the power of this pedal Buy this now!!!!!!!

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      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      All kinds of heavy in a small package

      Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

      Now normally I'm not a huge fan of Digitech pedals because in my experience they often are too noisy but this one is the best thing I've heard out of Digitech yet. I've played around with their Grunge model before I got this pedal and now I can honestly say I'm never turning back! The fact that this pedal can model a wide variety of sounds sets it apart from all the others. Spend your money on a true metal distortion effect. Get this one.

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      XXM Metal Master

      By Superman-1XT05

      from The Fortress of Solitude

      Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

      This is a fantastic pedal, for most situations. You can get nearly any tone you desire, from creamy bluest tones to thick, heavy death metal tones. It's got a very clear and articulated characteristic. There's really only a few tones I use, but it's nice that I've got more options. Now, if you're looking for that fantastic Periphery-ish tone (which is my ideal tone) you won't be finding that here, but if you want any sort of typical high-gain tone(i.e., Pantera, Dream Theater, Megadeth to The Faceless, The Arusha Accord, etc.) then look no further. My only complaint is that this pedal eats up batteries like crazy.

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      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      A true Metal Master

      By Anonymous

      from Undisclosed

      Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

      I dont know where to start. This pedal is simply beautiful. You can model this pedal to ANY kind of metal, from the light and simple, to the deep demonic chaotic chord changes that are Death Metal. The morph nob(far right on the pedal) changes from extreamlly scooped from 7'o clock to 10'o clock, to a chunky rythm from 12 to 3, then a totally insane distortion that will blow away the compition. I think personally that it sounds much more natural with a battery, even though you get an average 3 to 4 hours out of it. But using an adapter, you get a more digital industrial sound out of it. Overall, I must say that this is one of the most versitial pedal I've ever used. For the price, this is a hidden jewel among the hundreds of other "metal masters." I highly recommend this pedal to ANYONE wanting to play metal, or even hard rock.

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      5.0

      Wow.......

      By Valicos

      from Alaska

      Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

      this pedal kicks butt. i can copy any kind of distortion with this thing. the lead guitarist will be playing and ill just turn the morph nod and i can sound just like him. its beautifull. thundering lows and screeching highs, and overall loudness. its great for its price. buy it now

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