DOD’s renaissance enters a new phase with the Chthonic Fuzz – the first new pedal from the rejuvenated brand

DOD Chthonic
(Image credit: DOD)

Last year, Cort Guitars parent company Cor-Tek announced it had purchased both the DigiTech and DOD pedal brands from Samsung, with the intention of rejuvenating the two beloved effects institutions.

It was an announcement that prompted intense speculation from pedal fans (many believe a new Whammy pedal is in the pipeline), who were later appeased with a string of DOD reissues.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.