“Beloved by generations of players in every musical genre”: Boss’ sparkling 50th Anniversary series celebrates its place atop the pedal pile – and, with prices under $100, won’t put off the players that got it there

Boss 50th Anniversary pedals
(Image credit: Boss)

Stompbox stalwart Boss celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and has announced a new line of limited edition effects pedals to celebrate the milestone. 

If at this point, you’re thinking, ‘Wait, surely it's not been 10 years since we had Boss’ 40th anniversary pedals!?’ Well, you’d be right. That was six years ago, back in 2017. What’s going on, then?

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.