Ibanez treats the TS9 Tube Screamer to a Ruby Red colorway to celebrate its 40th anniversary

Red Ibanez TS9
(Image credit: Ibanez)

Ibanez’s fabled TS9 Tube Screamer overdrive pedal is famed for two things: its celebrated tones and its bright green pedal housing.

Well, to celebrate the TS9’s 40th anniversary, the Japanese brand has done away with the instantly recognizable green and has instead decked out its popular pedal in a Ruby Red finish.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

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.