EarthQuaker Devices pedal company has just dropped their newest creation, the Erupter fuzz pedal. I only noticed it because of the FIFTY MILLION DEMOS THAT SUDDENLY APPEARED in my YouTube feed, from Sweetwater, ProGuitarShop, Guitar World, gearmandude – it’s lit.
The essence of the idea for the one-knob fuzz can be summed up in the first paragraph of the press release:
Can we ask you a serious question? When’s the last time you turned up your favorite fuzz pedal to anything but eleven? If there’s one true thing about rock n’ roll, it’s that it sounds best cranked all the way up. But where do we go from here? We go one louder. Enter the Erupter.
I can tell you what I think of it, but as usual, it’s best to hear it for yourself. Pick your poison below: