Skip to main content

Old Blood Noise Endeavors unites high-gain distortion, chorus and delay for Excess pedal

Old Blood Noise Endeavours doesn’t do things by half, and its latest pedal venture, the Excess, teams up high-gain distortion, chorus and slapback delay for an ’80s-inspired tonefest.

The Excess features volume controls for distortion and modulation, while a secondary footswitch changes between chorus and delay.

Most exciting is the series/parallel switch, which allows the distortion to flow directly into the modulation, or sum the two to a single output, offering a clear mod with a distorted layer underneath. Yum.

The Excess is available from 1 December for $199 from Old Blood Noise Endeavors.

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.

Stay up to date with the latest gear and tuition.
Subscribe and save today!