Dr No showcases mad skulls with limited-edition SkullFuzz pedals

Does Dr No ever take a break from producing wacky pedal designs? It seems only a few weeks go by before another turns our collective head, and the latest to do the honours is the mind-blowing limited-edition SkullFuzz.

Available in gold, silver, copper and black finishes, these snazzy skulls are the result of a collaboration with Dutch sculpture artist and guitarist Peter van Elderen, who originally built his version of the fuzz for Holland's RoadBurn festival, but is now offering it up as a short run.

Each pedal on this limited run includes the original SkullFuzz's "insane, very versatile" tones - controlled via volume and fuzz controls plus a low/regular toggle switch - while its enclosure is made from fibre-strengthened casting material with a steel outside layer, making for a thick skull indeed.

If you want one of these to stick on your pedalboard/mantlepiece, you'll need to act fast - just 24 of the pedals are available (six in each colour) from Dr No Effects for €389 apiece.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.