Solar Guitars enters the effects pedal market for the first time with the Chug distortion pedal

Solar Guitars Chug
(Image credit: Solar Guitars)

Solar Guitars – the brand founded and headed up by YouTuber shredder Ola Englund – has announced its first foray into the world of effects pedals by debuting the Chug distortion pedal.

With the company coming up to its fifth anniversary later this year, Solar Guitar has branched out of the electric guitar and bass guitar worlds for the first time, ushering in a new era for the metal-friendly brand.

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Matt Owen
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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.