What Are the Differences Between Overdrive, Distortion & Fuzz?

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When referencing guitar pedals, the terms “overdrive,” “distortion,” and “fuzz” are often thrown around as if they are interchangeable. This quick walkthrough will give you a brief description of how each pedal affects the guitar’s tone in a different way.

Equipment:
Fender Standard Stratocaster,
DeltaLab TO1 Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal
Electro-Harmonix XO Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker
Boss DS-1 Distortion Pedal
Line 6 Flextone II

References:
http://www.guitarplayer.com/effects/1…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gj8cT…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZpHk…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVoPk…

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