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DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal  

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The DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal makes any amp sound raging. Multidistortion technology produces seemingly endless distorti...Read More

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Headbangers rejoice!

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 356 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (274)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (14)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound quality (11)
  • Compact (8)
  • Responsive (8)
  • Good selection of effects (6)
  • Versatile (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home studio (8)
    • Performances (8)
    • Amateur recording (7)
    • Outdoor events / games (7)
    • Professional recording (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (8), Professional musician (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Good heavy metal 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...Read complete review

    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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    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

    Awesome distortion

    By Ron4950

    from Missouri

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    Pros

    • Excellent Sound Quality
    • Good Selection Of Effects

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Home Studio
      • Performances

      Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

      After trying several, this one was the sound I was looking for in distortion for my transistor amp. It matched the sound of my tube amp drive setting. I use the transistor amp as a back-up for my tube amp and needed to obtain as close to the same sound as possible. It was awesome!

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      4.0

      Fantastic pedal

      By Audie

      from Seattle, WA

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      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Excellent Sound Quality
      • Responsive

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

        I love this pedal!

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        GREAT PEDAL

        By CTROCK

        from Houston, TX

        About Me Professional Musician

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        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Excellent Sound Quality
        • Good Selection Of Effects
        • Responsive
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

          this is a great pedal for the money.check out my video i am useing the pedal for the distortion sound.

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          5.0

          Hell yea

          By Pk

          from IL

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Excellent Sound Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

              Sweet pedal

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              5.0

              Heavy metal foot pedal

              By Glenn Dabbs

              from Monetvallo, AL

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              Pros

              • Compact Design
              • Excellent Sound Quality
              • Good Selection Of Effects
              • Responsive
              • Rocks
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Rocking

              Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

              It rocks on electric guitar and I turned it up, max, and it does the job. I've always wanted one that would peak out that high and this one does the trick. It does give my acoustic/electric a split personality, so I'll stick with electric guitars to use it.

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              5.0

              Amazed

              By Hamster

              from Kentucky

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Excellent Sound Quality
              • Good Selection Of Effects
              • Responsive
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

                  This pedal sounds great and to my surprise has absolutely zero humming or hissing or noise at all when you turn it on. I couldn't tell that it was even on until I hit the strings, just as clear as my clean channel. The morph feature really shapes the tone nicely. Doesn't give you that over saturation that just blends your chords together when playing hard and fast, great sound definition note to note. Crunch from hell too! Love this pedal and it will be replacing my ever loved Boss MT-2 Metal Zone which I never thought I would be doing.

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                  3.0

                  Metal Master

                  By SirRayn0r

                  from Richmond,VA

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Compact Design
                  • Excellent Sound Quality
                  • Responsive
                  • Useable

                  Cons

                  • Missing Part
                  • Short battery life

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Events
                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances

                  Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

                  It seemed as if a peice was missing from the pedal itself because whenever I stepped on it, it would never turn on. I have fixed it with some DIY, but that shouldnt have to happen to others. Great sound quality if your amp has poor built-in distortion.

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                  5.0

                  Nice Pedal

                  By Keith Pendegraph

                  from Lexington nc

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                  Pros

                  • Compact Design
                  • Excellent Sound Quality
                  • Good Selection Of Effects
                  • Responsive
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about DigiTech XMM Metal Master Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal:

                    Makes ya guitar sound great.

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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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                    (3 of 3 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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