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Carl Martin Introduces New Panama Overdrive

Carl Martin has introduced the Panama Overdrive, a new pedal that offers up classic Eighties-style distortion tones.

The Panama boasts Gain, Level and Tone controls, as well as a fourth knob for Damping—turn that control up for more aggressive and cutting EVH-type sounds, or down for deeper, thicker distortion.

Other features include Carl Martin DC/DC converter circuitry, head mounted input/outputs and 9V DC input.

The Panama is available for $199. 

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.