Reverb.com has published a video shootout with samples of each of its top 5 most popular fuzz pedals across different settings and riffs.
From the intro riff to “Satisfaction” to the modern and crushing sounds of doom metal, fuzz pedals rank as some of the most widely used guitar effects of all time. The boutique pedal explosion of the past decade means that today, there are thousands of different fuzz pedals to consider if looking to add one of these basic noisemakers to your setup.
While we can’t quite offer a sampling of every fuzz pedal out there, we’re honing in on the five most popular fuzzes on Reverb by total number of orders. These fuzzes are the player–chosen most popular options out there, and all of them offer fantastic value and tone in their own way.