The guitar pedal market is booming right now, with a seemingly endless list of manufacturers both boutique and large-scale all vying to earn a piece of real estate on your pedalboard.
Some of these companies' most creative and innovative stompboxes have had their price tags slashed during this year's Amazon Prime Day, so now's an excellent opportunity for you to expand your collection. For your perusal, we've compiled a list below of our top picks from this year's event.
From overdrives to loopers, delays to multi-effects, one of these bargains is bound to be a superb addition to your 'board.
Laney guitar effects pedals: save 20% at Musician's Friend
The legendary UK amp brand has ventured into pedals in recent years – with spectacular results. Five of its pedals are available with a 20% discount at Musician's Friend: the Black Country Customs Spiral Array Chorus, Monolith Distortion, Secret Path Reverb, Steelpark Boost and Tony Iommi Signature Boost. To get this killer deal from Musician's Friend, simply enter the coupon code rocktober at the checkout.View Deal
IK Multimedia iRig Stomp I/O -
Team the iRig Stomp I/O with your iOS device, and it becomes a handy self-contained multi-effects-style unit for practice with headphones – but also provides the practical means to use AmpliTube on stage or switch effects on the fly. And it's now available with $50 off at Musician's Friend.View Deal
Peterson StroboStomp HD:
$139 $111 at Musician's Friend
It's one of the best tuner pedals on the market right now, and you can save an almighty 20% on the asking price for a limited time. Peterson tuners are famed for their accuracy, and the StroboStomp HD's high-definition screen has never made it easier to tune up fast. And that's not to mention the true bypass switching and over 100 onboard 'sweetened tunings'. Enter the coupon code rocktober to save 20% at the Musician's Friend checkout.View Deal
MXR M66S Classic Overdrive pedal
$59 $39 at Guitar Center
If you’re looking to add overdrive without changing your fundamental guitar or amp tone, MXR has you covered with this no-nonsense drive pedal – now at an insanely low price.View Deal
MXR M86 Classic Distortion pedal
$59 $39 at Guitar Center
An original MXR design, this distortion circuit aims to provide everything from overdrive to distortion, with an amp-like dynamic response. It’s a shoo-in for your pedalboard at just $39.View Deal
MXR M69 Prime Distortion pedal
$59 $49 at Guitar Center
Anyone who longs for the era of ’80s hard-rock tone would be well-advised to give the Prime Distortion a go, with its classic hard-clipping sounds. At $49, it’s a no-brainer.View Deal
Boss ME-80 Multi-Effects Pedal:
$299 $249 at Guitar Center
Positively crammed with killer-sounding Boss effects and amp models, the ME-80 is one of the best budget multi-effects pedals you can buy. And now with $50 off at Guitar Center, it could be one of the best FX deals this Prime Day.View Deal
Pigtronix Infinity Looper 2: Get 15% off!
Spend $170 at Musician's Friend and you'll get a pedal with a number of control options and a dual-loop design that allows you to switch between parts during recording or overdubbing. Enter code rocktober at checkout.View Deal
TC Electronic Flashback Mini Delay pedal |
$119, now $99
No matter how cramped your pedalboard, you can find room for this teeny delay pedal – and thanks to TC’s TonePrint technology, it can handle just about any delay sound you can think up, too. It's available with $20 off at Sweetwater.View Deal
Save $50 on the 'Stomptrooper' edition of Line 6's HX Stomp
For just a hair under $600, you get space for 126 presets, over 300 effects and amps, the HX Stomp's trademark triple capacitive-footswitch setup and a whole lot more - all with a sleek, decidedly galactic look.View Deal
Ernie Ball Expression Overdrive: was $149, now $74.99
Get full control over your gain levels with this expression pedal-equipped transparent overdrive pedal, now half-price in the Sweetwater sale.View Deal