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What Seven Boss Metal Zone Distortion Pedals at Once Sounds Like

If distortion is your thing, listen up.

The folks at Thomann International recently connected not two but seven Boss Metal Zone pedals together to see what might result. For good measure they added a pair of Boss DS-1 distortion pedals to the chain as well.

Sean Samuel demonstrates the results in the video below. The demo begins with one Metal Zone active, with each of the remaining six added one at a time.

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Christopher Scapelliti is editor-in-chief of Guitar Player (opens in new tab) magazine, the world’s longest-running guitar magazine, founded in 1967. In his extensive career, he has authored in-depth interviews with such guitarists as Pete Townshend, Slash, Billy Corgan, Jack White, Elvis Costello and Todd Rundgren, and audio professionals including Beatles engineers Geoff Emerick and Ken Scott. He is the co-author of Guitar Aficionado: The Collections: The Most Famous, Rare, and Valuable Guitars in the World (opens in new tab), a founding editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine, and a former editor with Guitar WorldGuitar for the Practicing Musician and Maximum Guitar. Apart from guitars, he maintains a collection of more than 30 vintage analog synthesizers.