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MXR ZW44 Zakk Wylde Berzerker Overdrive Pedal

Stomp your way into the loud, crushing world of Zakk Wylde. This overdrive pedal delivers that screaming, sustaining lead tone that Wylde is known for. (70) Read 13 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Berserk Distortion in One Stomp

Step up and stomp down on your MXR ZW44 Zakk Wylde Berzerker overdrive pedal for some in-your-face Wylde-like distortion. This face-melting distortion pedal infuses your sound with just the right amount of sonic force and breakup, forging a well-defined sound that makes riffs muscular and emphasizes those pinched harmonics.

See the ZW44 Zakk Wylde Overdrive in action with this video from MXR:


This stompbox features simple and no-nonsense output, tone, and gain controls; seamless footswitch activation; a bright LED light indicator; and a small and compact design that won't crowd your pedalboard. A cool cream-colored top gives off a intriguing aged look, and Zakk Wylde's signature reminds you that you're playing through a pedal with the endorsement of one of rock's most uncompromising lead guitarists.

Three Simple Controls to Craft your Tone

This pedal is all about straightforward no-nonsense distortion, and Wylde chose to keep things nice and simple with just three control knobs to shape your distortion. The output control dials in your overdrive output level, your tone knob gives you overall EQ control, and your gain control brings in the level of distortion. Each knob allots for plenty of sonic movement in all three dimensions to help you craft the exact degree of destruction that you're looking for.

Durable and Tasteful Outer Casing

Housing the inner circuitry of your Zakk Wylde Berzerker OD pedal is a secure and rugged outer chassis readily awaiting your stomp to rock. This chassis will hold up well gig after gig, keeping your roaring signal sheltered from dirt, dust, or sweat. A cool creamy color gives this beast a tasteful semi-worn look that shows that awesome sounds and awesome looks pair well. Zakk's signature sits right on top to remind you that all facets of this awesome overdrive pedal have been approved by the metal master of mayhem himself.

Compact and Always Ready to Rock

For the amount of punch this pedal packs, its size is surprisingly small. At less than five inches wide and five and a half inches long, the Berzerker won't take up much space in your pedalboard or performance area. A bright, easily visible LED indicator light tells you when your signal is being fueled with distortion. Power comes to this baby via a 9-volt battery or a separately sold Dunlop ECB-003 AC adapter.

Features:

- Footswitch distortion pedal
- Output, tone, and gain controls
- Red LED indicator lights up when pedal is engaged
- One 1/4" input
- One 1/4" output
- Powered via 9-volt battery or Dunlop ECB-003 AC adapter -- sold separately
- Weighs less than one pound

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* Footswitch toggles effect on/hardwire bypass (red LED indicates on)

* Output knob sets total output level

* Drive knob controls amount of distortion

* Tone knob tailors overall EQ

* Power: Single 9-volt battery or Dunlop ECB-003 AC Adapter
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 5 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ZW44
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 707-745-2722

Product Description

Whether on his groundbreaking work with Ozzy Osbourne or with his own Black Label Society, Zakk Wylde's guitar playing is loud, tough, and relentless.

Zakk's take-no-prisoners attitude extends to his quest for tone, too. When he wanted to develop his signature overdrive pedal, he looked no further than Dunlop. The result is the new Wylde Berzerker Overdrive. This muscular stompbox will turn your clean amp into a heavy, chunky crunch machine. Or, use it like Zakk does and kick it in front of a dirty amp for a screaming, sustaining lead tone. The three simple controls-Output, Tone, and Drivemake getting up and running easy, so you can concentrate on the business at hand: kicking major ass.
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (70 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"Buy this pedal. Buy it NOW"
Sound: Perfect for pinch harmonics wylde style! I play in a hardcore punk/metalcore band and this baby is the only overdrive i'll ever use. Feature: It eats the hell out of batteries, but an adapter solves that problem. Quality: This is one hard to break pedal. Among my bandmates, i'm known for getting frustrated and throwing pieces of equipment across the room, but this thing never breaks. Value: This pedal is definitely worth the money. No questions asked. Manufacturer Support: I never needed to call support. The Wow Factor: Hell, the pedal even looks awesome. Nothing can beat the bullseye paintjob on anything. Even the switch has the perfect sensitivity and everything was put together perfectly. Overall: I dont think I'll need another overdrive pedal. This pedal can get any sound from any other overdrive pedal out there anyway. If I ever lost this pedal, I'd definitely buy another.
Style of Music: Punk, Metalcore, Death Metal, any kind of rock that suits my mood.
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Sound: Makes my line 16 amp sound better. Smooth sounding. More sustain. Some of the distortions on my amp that I did not like before sound better now. Quality sound. Quality: Made of metal. Unbreakable. Value: Better than the constrictor for the same price. Manufacturer Support: I have not had to return the pedal. The Wow Factor: I read the ratings before I decided. Overall: Excellent. I can fine tune my amp to the exact sound I want.
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