GN'R, Rival Sons, Eagles of Death Metal Guitarists Endorse Rotosound's Vintage Fuzz Pedal

Published 10 years ago on June 13, 2013

By Jonathan Graham

GN'R, Rival Sons, Eagles of Death Metal GuitaristsEndorse Rotosound's Vintage Fuzz Pedal -

Great guitarists, including Richard Fortus famous forbrandishing the guitar with Guns 'n' Roses and Thin Lizzy, ScottHoliday lead guitarist and founder member of Rival Sons and DaveCatching who has been wielding the guitar for such bands as Queensof the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal have decided to followin the footsteps of the legendary Jimmy Page by choosing to use theRotosound Vintage Fuzz Pedal.

The recent reissue of the Rotosound Vintage Fuzz Pedal has causedquite a stir in the music world. It uses the same essential 1960'sdesign combined with modern components. The up to the minutetechnology gives an improved consistency and stability whilst bystaying faithful to the original germanium workings, the authentictone flavour and yesterday's mojo are preserved. Made in the UK, itremains one of the simplest and easiest pedals to use, it is robustand hard wearing encased in a traditional press steelbox. 

Richard Fortus, lead guitarist with legendary band Guns 'n' Roses,loves his new Rotosound Fuzz Pedal. When describing it he said'It's very Tonebender-ish. Reminds me a lot of my MkII but withmore hair and beef to it. I have a ton of fuzz pedals (both vintageand new), and the Rotosound has instantly become one of my go-tofuzz's for sure!'

Scott Holiday, guitarist with Classic Rock's 'Breakthrough Act OfThe Year 2012', Rival Sons, has also discovered the musicalqualities of the new pedal. 'As a big fan of a proper fuzz box, itwas exciting to hear Rotosound was going to do a limited run oftheir classic 60's RotoFuzz. When I plugged it in it was verymusical, nice range of tones...and very, very dirty (If desired.Yes please). Plus, they didn't foul up the classic look andenclosure. Keeping it absolutely accurate, with the sound AND look.Nice one, Rotosound! I like it.'

Dave Catching, highly influential producer as well as guitaristwith Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death metal has alsobeen impressed with the new pedal. He commented 'The Rotosound FuzzPedal has that incredible 60's psychedelic sound I've beensearching for. Now it's back and better than ever!!! Get one whileyou can!!!!'


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