KHDK is the stompbox-making lovechild of Metallica’s Kirk Hammet and industry pro David Karon. Under the watchful eyes of tone wizard and head engineer Antonin Salva, KHDK has crafted pedals for artists such as Helmet’s Page Hamilton, Gojira’s Joe Duplantier, and of course Hammett himself. Among KHDK’s most popular products are the Dark Blood distortion pedal, the double gain control-driven No. 1, and the Ghoul Screamer overdrive as well as its insane little brother, the Ghoul Jr.
- Bass, Overdrive
The Abyss Overdrive from KHDK is a game-changing bass overdrive, allowing bassists full control of their tone by performing the job of two amplifiers. Instead of employing a cranked amplifier for overdriven midrange tone and clean bass amp for thick bottom end, you can obtain the signature bass rock tone with only one pedal. Abyss gives a whole-body punch sans altering your natural tone, and the Clean and Dirty channels let you draft your ideal sound with the perfect amount of richness added.SKU: n/a
KHDK Ghoul Jr.
Tiny yet lethal, the KHDK Ghoul Jr is a mighty overdrive circuit packed within a compact box—proving that size doesn’t matter. It gives you massive overdrive with an added dose of gain, plus a broad range of colors. This workhorse is powerful enough to serve as your primary overdrive and also works well for bringing out the best of its neighbors on your pedalboard or boosting your already overdriven amp. The Ghoul Jr carries Tone, Volume, and Drive knobs.SKU: n/a
KHDK Ghoul Screamer
Devised within the dark depths of Kirk Hammett’s brain, a legendary circuit has been tweaked to perfection and armed with five switches to allow you supreme control of your tone. The Ghoul Screamer by KHDK is a multipurpose device capable of drastically enhancing your sound palette. The incredible versatility of controls spans from a clear boost to intense overdrive. Besides the three standard controls (Volume, Drive, Tone), KHDK incorporated five tiny toggle switches offering enhancements for Body, Bass, Highs, and two variations of Compression.SKU: n/a
Powered by KHDK’s proprietary circuit, the No.1 pedal is built on the spirit of an overdriven tube amp. Turn this device on, and you will feel like you have connected to a mighty distortion channel on a tube amp. The No.1 consists of Treble, Bass, Volume, and Gain knobs, as well as a Hi/Lo toggle. The Gain adjusts the circuit’s unity gain, while Volume controls the pedal’s overall output volume. Similar to other KHDK pedals, the No.1 is quality tested and manufactured in Kentucky, USA.SKU: n/a
The No.2 is KHDK’s Clean Boost pedal boasting dynamic responsiveness akin to a tube amplifier without compression. Equipped with four control knobs for Bass, Volume, Treble, and Gain plus a Hi/Lo gain mini toggle switch, the No.2 lets the natural and transparent EQ controls completely sculpt your sound. It delivers a warm, tube-esque boost and works as a precision tool for shaping your tone. When the No.2 is engaged, two little LEDs glow in bright purple.SKU: n/a