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KMA Machines Wurm 2 Distortion KMA-WURM2 651650249044 KMA Machines

KMA Machines Wurm 2 Distortion


KMA Machines Wurm 2 Distortion

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The KMA Machines Wurm 2 Distortion comes adorned in an iconic black and orange colour-scheme, reminiscent of its inspiration, the classic Boss HM2. WURM 2 takes the essential ingredients of KMA’s now classic WURM, adding the ability to switch between EQ settings right on the front of the pedal. In addition, it now comes in a smaller and more pedal board friendly enclosure with top mounted jacks. It has been further improves with relay-based silent switching, all helping to make WURM 2 a more flexible metal-distortion pedal than ever before.

The KMA Machines Wurm 2 Distortion is now available from Merchant City Music - Glasgow’s longest established guitar specialist. Visit us in the shop, where a member of staff will be happy to talk you through its features. Alternatively, buy online for fast delivery to the UK, Europe and beyond.

KMA Machines Wurm 2 - Refined HM2-Style High-Gain Distortion

Calling a pedal legendary or a cult classic is often stretching the truth, but when it comes to the Boss HM-2 MIJ it’s absolutely on the money. From its beyond brutal and grinding distortion tones, bands like Dismember and Entombed birthed Swedish chainsaw metal. While KMA Machines WURM 2 absolutely nails that death-metal sound, its thick walls of gain and sustain is not all about that genre - the pedal is also adept for so many other styles, from Shoegaze to Prog Rock. To give you an idea, famous players like David Gilmour, Prince, Johnny Marr, Belinda Butcher, Lee Ranaldo, Daron Malakian and more have all made their mark with this style of distortion.

With the Wurm 2, KMA kept the iconic active HM-2 dual-band EQ section, but added two more bands, giving a much wider range of tones to tailor your evil and gritty distortion sound. On top of that, each band has an internal trim-pot to change the centre frequency and fine-tune your tone further if the need arises.

For the WURM pedal, KMA developed a unique EQ stack and added an internal EQ STYLE switch to help you carve out additional tonal variations. In WURM 2, this is now on the front of the pedal to make it easier to access and for even more tonal options on-the-fly. Selecting HM-II mode will get you that classic ‘chainsaw’ High-Mids character. However, in KMA mode the EQ is a little more tonally balanced, less peaky and a bit wider in response. If balanced and less peaky sounds too boring for you, select BOTH to fatten and double up the tone stacking, letting you ramp up the LOWS and the H-MIDS and rip that Swedish forest completely to shreds!

However, with all of this extra tone shaping, the pedal can sometimes begin to feedback at extreme settings. So, if this proves too much and to help tame that high-frequency content, a new internal control smoothens things out. By flipping the dip-switch to activate the input filter, this will help to tame the high frequencies when absolutely everything is maxed out.

The TERROR control dials in all the malice and the evil distortion sounds you are searching for. Crank it up and feel the tremors of the WURM 2 under your feet, tremors that would even frighten the wits out of a young Chuck Norris!

Product Details

  • Concept: Modern take of the classic and now sought-after original Boss HM2 MIJ
  • Tones: Wide range of metal-distortion tones - from chainsaw, to plain evil and gritty
  • EQ: Highly configurable 4-band active EQ
  • EQ Styles: 3 distinct types of EQ frequency controls to tailor your tone - now accessible on the front
  • Enclosure: Compact enclosure with top-mounted jacks - will fit into any setup
  • Bypass: True Bypass, with silent relay-based soft switching
  • Country of Manufacture: Made in Berlin, Germany
  • Power: 9 V PSU (Not supplied, 9 V DC, centre negative, 2.1 mm, 50 mA current draw)