Toy of the Month: Metasonix TS-21 Hellfire Modulator
What is it? It's a crazy tube distortion device, sort of like a guitar pedal, but designed by a mad-man (Eric Barbour) in 2000. I think that this box could be called a Y2K pandoras box of horrors.
Eric Barbour (on Mafia Hit list? started a company called Metasonix in 1998 making crazy tube circuits out of unusual tubes, and designed these circuits to sound really ... different. Some of his latest products don't even have 'work-safe' names. Just go to the site and you'll see.
Here's another close-up shot of the magic tubes: