“A spectrum of overdrive tones inspired by two iconic blues pedals”: Burgeoning British firm Buzzing Bugs swarms the stompbox market with the BB04 Full Range Drive

Buzzing Bugs BB04 Drive
(Image credit: Buzzing Buggs)

UK pedal builder Buzzing Bugs has debuted the BB04 Full Range Drive – a saturated and non-transparent overdrive pedal inspired by two much-loved stompboxes. 

Naturally, it hasn't specifically named which two, as the pedal strives to be defined by credit rather than reputation.  

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Phil Weller

A freelance writer with a penchant for music that gets weird, Phil is a regular contributor to Prog, Guitar World, and Total Guitar magazines and is especially keen on shining a light on unknown artists. Outside of the journalism realm, you can find him writing angular riffs in progressive metal band, Prognosis, in which he slings an 8-string Strandberg Boden Original, churning that low string through a variety of tunings. He's also a published author and is currently penning his debut novel which chucks fantasy, mythology and humanity into a great big melting pot.