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The History of Fuzz Pedals in Four Minutes or Less

In new this video, which hit the interwebs November 1, Mark from Guitar Nerds runs through the history of fuzz pedals in four minutes "or less." It looks like the video is actually four minutes and 15 seconds long.

Can he fit that much fuzz into four minutes? Find out!

This is actually an entertaining, informative video, which isn't a surprise; we're fond of the clips produced by the Guitar Nerds gang, which include:

The 10 Weirdest Gibson Guitar Models Ever Created
Top 10 Fender Stratocaster Facts You Probably Didn't Know
Top Five Gibson Les Paul Facts You Probably Didn't Know.

Be sure to follow Guitar Nerds on YouTube.

For more fuzzy content, check out Essential Listening: The Top 10 Great Fuzz Guitar Songs of All Time and How to Buy a Fuzz Box: A Guide for the First-Time Buyer.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.