Top 5 Free Distortion Plugins

1. Flextron by AXP The moment I heard this plugin I was like ‘Are you serious? Is this really a free plugin?!’ This amp simulator sounds so much better than even paid ones I own, and it offers beautiful, deep distortion that will give great character to your tracks. You can choose between the ‘tube’ […]

Fuzz Stone Germanium (GE) by Freetortion 10s Review

Type: Guitar Pedal / Distortion Did I Keep It: No Do I Use it: Too bad… too buggy One Word Description: Trashy Features: Distortion, Attack, On/Off, Cabinet Instalation: Super easy Sonic Awesomeness: 8/10 Versatility: 5/10 Interface: 10/10 Stability: 2/10 CPU Usage: 10/10 Price: Free (Download here) Bug: Sometimes this plugin-in mutes the whole track with no explanation. Too buggy… 😦

Eddie vs Heaven by Freetortion 10s Review

Type: Pedal Board / Distortion Did I Keep It: No Do I Use it: It doesn’t work! One Word Description: What a pity Features: EQ, ‘Eddielizer’, Drive Instalation: Super easy Sonic Awesomeness: 9/10 Versatility: 6/10 Interface: 8/10 Stability: 1/10 CPU Usage: 10/10 Price: Free (Download here) Bug: The x64 version doesn’t work 9 out of 10, mutes the track, and the 32 bit doesn’t work well and throws […]

Fuzz Stone by Freetortion 10s Review

Type: Pedal Board / Distortion Did I Keep It: No Do I Use it: Too unstable One Word Description: Rocky Features: Distortion, Attack, Cabinet, On/Off Instalation: Super easy Sonic Awesomeness: 10/10 Versatility: 5/10 Interface: 10/10 Stability: 2/10 CPU Usage: 10/10 Price: Free (Download here) Bug: Sometimes this plugin-in mutes the whole track with no explanation. Too buggy… 😦

Red Skull Distortion by Freetortion 10s Review

Type: Guitar Pedal / Distortion Did I Keep It: No Do I Use it: No. Too buggy One Word Description: Powahh! Features: Distortion, Level, EQ, On/Off Instalation: Super Easy Sonic Awesomeness: 10/10 Versatility: 4/10 Interface: 6/10 Stability: 2/10 CPU Usage: 10/10 Price: Free (Download here) Bug: It sometimes mutes, and you have to restart your DAW so that it works again.  

Plusdistortion by Distorque 10s Review

Type: Guitar Pedal / Distortion Did I Keep It: No Do I Use it: I don’t because although it sounds great it eats the CPU One Word Description: Cool Features: Distortion, Buffer, OP Amp Clipping, Diode Clipping, LP/HP filter, Mono/Stereo Instalation: Super Easy Sonic Awesomeness: 9/10 Versatility: 8/10 Interface: 7/10 Stability: 4/10 CPU Usage: 2/10 Price: Free (Download here) Bugs: Wierd… when the track is actually […]