NEW GEAR DAY: MXR Custom Badass ’78 Distortion

Remember this story about the MXR Custom Badass ’78 Distortion? Sure ya do, because it was the very last story I wrote before this one. Well I happened to get my hands on one of these bad boys today, so without further adieu, and as a teaser for an eventual full review, wrap yer listening gear around this little demo I whipped up.

MXR Custom Badass 78 Distortion by I Heart Guitar

The gear used on the recording is:
Guitar: Ibanez UV777BK (Universe) 7-string
Pickups: DiMarzio Crunch Lab 7, DiMarzio Liquifire
Amplifier: Marshall DSL50 (clean channel)
Cabinet: Marshall 1960A w/Celestion V30s
Microphone: Shure SM57

A little delay and reverb was added in Pro Tools.


CLICK HERE to buy the MXR M78 Custom Badass ’78 Distortion from Musician’s Friend.
And here are some links to buy DiMarzio Crunch Lab & LiquiFire pickups at Musicians Friend.

DiMarzio Crunch Lab (Black, F-Spacing)

DiMarzio Crunch Lab (Black, Regular Spacing)

DiMarzio Crunch Lab 7 (Black)

DiMarzio LiquiFire (Black, F-Spacing)

DiMarzio LiquiFire (Black, Regular Spacing)

DiMarzio LiquiFire 7 (Black)


2 Replies to “NEW GEAR DAY: MXR Custom Badass ’78 Distortion”

  1. now thats what I’m talking about! great sound and very useful specialy the opening big chord! it tells me its got tone for both leads and rhythm…… awesome thanx

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