Electro-Harmonix Unleashes the Hell Melter Distortion Pedal

EHX releases their tackle the acute ’80s distortion.

The Electro-Harmonix Hell Melter takes distortion to its extremes of their tackle the cult basic chainsaw distortion pedal with expanded controls and tonal capabilities. This distortion circuit initially designed as the final word in high-gain is now recognized for the dying steel sounds of the likes of Sweden’s Entombed, and the shoegaze wash of My Bloody Valentine. Surprisingly, it’s even been at residence within the rig of David Gilmour.


​The EHX Hell Melter enhances on the unique design with many trendy updates and options. Extra total output quantity is out there on faucet than the unique circuit. The lively EQ expands the unique single highs management, which managed peaks in each the treble and upper-mids, right into a HIGH management and parametric MIDS LVL management with adjustable MID FREQ starting from the signature high-mids bark to a low-mids growl. The LOW management rounds out the highly effective 3-band EQ. A mode toggle goes from NORM to the brand new BURN mode which opens up the sound of the pedal considerably by switching to extra open clipping choices and boosting the interior voltage for extra headroom. Extra new options embrace a noise gate and DRY LVL management, which is helpful when utilizing a bass guitar or utilizing an already soiled amplifier. A foot-switchable BOOST part will increase the general achieve and quantity of the pedal. DISTORTION and LEVEL knobs management the general achieve and output quantity of the pedal respectively.

The Hell Melter comes geared up with an EHX 9V energy provide and buffered bypass. It encompasses a USA avenue worth of $176.66.

For extra data, please go to ehx.com.

Electro-Harmonix Hell Melter Distortion Pedal