Acorn Amplifiers hits a fuzzed-up home run with the F#%k Face

Atlanta-based gear company Acorn Amplifiers has added a brand-new fuzz pedal to its product range, the F#%k Face.

A triple-gain stage fuzz unit, the eloquently named unit features circuitry based around – as you may have guessed – the legendary Fuzz Face, and a chassis decorated in infamous baseball error card imagery from the late-'80s.

Control-wise, the pedal features a relatively simple layout, with dynamic Level and Fuzz controls and an on/off true bypass footswitch.

Says Acorn Amplifiers: “The circuit is based on a legendary Fuzz with a different Face. But with an additional gain stage, the F#%k Face is voiced to retain more full-bodied, usable, and dynamic fuzz tones all along the sweep of the two controls.”

The F#%k Face is available from April 1 for $139. For more information, head over to Acorn Amplifiers.

And for more news from Acorn, check out its new dual-channel distortion pedal, the Mind Killer, which was released in October last year.

Acorn Amplifiers F#%k Face fuzz

(Image credit: Acorn Amplifiers)

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.