This pedal is a full on 80’s rock hair band machine in a box. The Red Dragon has all of the features/sound of, and should be compared to the Mad Professor Dyno-Red. It will give you super saturated distortion with all the lead characteristics and sustain of the 80’s sound. This pedal is definitely a stack in a box type of distortion and if your looking to nail that 80’s guitar god sound than this pedal will take you there and beyond!!