Harley Benton Evil Twin review

An uber-affordable dual-drive pedal that doubles down on the value to help you stock up that pedalboard for less

Harley Benton Evil Twin
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Guitar World Verdict

With a TS-style circuit and an OCD-esque drive, the Evil Twin offers two classic flavors of drive in one super-affordable housing, and gives you options on how you want to stack them. Impressive.


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    Two well-voiced drives.

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    Good range of gain, usable EQ.

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    Stacking options.

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    The price is right.


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    Nothing at this price, but some might find the smaller dials fiddly.

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While the shell pink finish is unusual to see on an effects pedal, the two influences here are not. The influence of the Ibanez Tube Screamer and Fulltone OCD is apparent across the price spectrum, and it wouldn’t be difficult to pick up two budget mini pedals in this ballpark for around $69. 

But where Harley Benton’s dual pedal series offers a tempting proposition is they save space and power outlets on your pedalboard, and players will know that’s a constant juggling act. 

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Rob Laing

Rob is the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar, he worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including as Editor of Total Guitar. He's currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with his own songs and is enjoying playing covers in function bands.