Overdrive Distribution California

We Are Overdrive Distribution

ABOUT US

First and foremost, we are…musicians! Myself, JP Cervoni, giving emphasis to performing for over 30 years, live and session work, I’ve had the good fortune to work with many Top International Artists. Pierangelo and Dario, excellent guitar players in their own right, with a passion for engineering, both obsessed with building reliable equipment that delivers the best sound, their motto is: “build emotions!”

WE CARE

There is no third party you will deal with, you’ll talk and deal directly with me, I’m a pro player myself and owner of the distribution company, with a direct line to Mr. Pierangelo Mezzabarba, ( owner and builder ) Your questions & concerns will be promptly dealt with in a professional manner.

WE DELIVER

What we do is build a truly high quality product, with no compromise. There is no production line, no cheap parts used, from the heavy-duty transformers specifically made for us, to the selected Tubes and everything in between, the product is built by hand, old school, simple, sturdy, reliable and…great sounding! Our technology is the best fusion of Sound, Versatility and Reliability.

WE`RE CUSTOM.

Both technical and esthetics custom work available. Amps, pedals, cabs and amp/speaker covers can be customized to individual needs, via direct communication by Phone or e-mail.

 

Need more information? Please visit Mezzabarba.com

 

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Products

M ZERO Standard

  • Entirely engineered and hand-built by Pierangelo Mezzabarba in Italy.
  • Single-channel; Boost and Bright switches on front panel.
  • Controls: Drive, Bass, Middle, Treble, Volume, Depth, Feedback and Presence.
  • Tube effects loop (serial)
  • Transformers: Custom by Onori
  • Preamp tubes: 4 x 12AX7
  • + 1 x 12AX7 spare
  • Power tubes: EL34, 100W
  • Presence, Depth and Feedback for power amp overtones
  • Available custom options: Midi, Dual Master, Clean Channel
  • Dimensions: 9.5″H x 24.5″W x 11″D
  • Weight: 44 lbs
  • Selling Price $3,399
Full Description Watch the Video! Buy It!

M ZERO Overdrive

  • Entirely engineered and hand-built by Pierangelo Mezzabarba in Italy
  • Dedicated to saturated sound, from Clean/Crunch to High Gain Nirvana
  • Dual channel for 3 sounds: Clean, Boosted, Overdrive
  • Drive channel with Boost and Bright switches
  • Preamp controls: Drive (Ch.1), Overdrive (Ch.2), Bass, Middle, Treble, Volume 1, Volume 2
  • Power Amp controls: Presence, Depth and Feedback for power amp overtones
  • Tube effect loop (serial)
  • Custom Transformers by Onori
  • Preamp tubes: 5 x 12AX7
  • Power tubes: EL34, 100W
  • Available custom options: Dual Master
  • Dimensions: 9.5″H x 24.5″W x 11″D
  • Weight: 44 lbs
  • Selling Price $3,999
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Skill

  • 100% engineered and handmade in Italy.
  • 2 Channels: recallable via footswitch.
  • Serial, full-tube effects loop recallable via footswitch.
  • Brite switch on the Clean channel boosts mid-high frequencies for utmost transparency. Boost switch saturates channel
  • Innovative Power control “scales down” amp and allows it to perform at maximum saturation and dynamics even at very low volumes
  • Just like all Mezzabarba amps, the power amp section features oversized transformers that deliver the best and most solid sound in any conditions, at any volume.
  • Power amp tubes: EL34
  • Presence and Depth controls for ultimate sound chiseling
  • Dimensions: 8.45″H x 17.5″W x 9.4″D
  • Weight: 25 lbs
  • Selling Price $2,299
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Z18

  • Controls: Volume, Bass, Middle, Treble, Presence.
  • Single channel, no master volume, no loop.
  • 3 x 12AX7, 2 x 6V6, 1×12 speaker (Standard: Celestion Greenback G12M25, 8 ohm).
  • The shell and baffle board are made out of baltic birch ply with hand made 1/4″ finger joints.
  • Dimensions (LxHxP cm.): 51 x 41 x 24,5.
  • Weight: 31 lbs.
  • Selling Price $1.699
Full Description Watch the Video!Buy It!

Z35

  • Controls: Volume, Bass, Middle, Treble, Presence
  • Single channel, no master volume, no loop
  • 3 x 12AX7, 2 x KT66 (or EL34), 2×12 speaker (Standard: Celestion Greenback G12M25 x 2)
  • The shell and baffle board are made out of baltic birch ply with hand made 1/4″ finger joints
  • Dimensions (LxHxP cm.): 20″H x 27″W x 10.5″D
  • Weight: 55 lbs
  • Selling Price $2,499
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Born to Inspire, Made to Rock

 

The Official Catalogue

Artists

Howie Simon / Alcatrazz

“Well, I think I’ve finally found it! The Mezzabarba M-Zero Overdrive is an absolute BEAST of an amp! It’s got gain for days, it’s warm, it cuts through, and it doesn’t have that scooped mid-range sound. The cleaner channel has a perfect break-up response to how hard I hit the strings. The depth control lets me add beefiness to my Strats. This thing sounds HUGE! And the M-Zero Overdrive looks cool as hell, too. You simply HAVE to take this thing out on the racetrack!”

Photo by: Tammy Greene of Greene Sound Lens Photography

Gear: Mezzabarba M-Zero Overdrive

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Joel Hoekstra / Whitesnake

Whitesnake’s Joel Hoekstra received two M ZERO Overdrive, with special custom switching for his off-stage-rig, he loved “that” classic rock tone.

Gear: Mezzabarba M-Zero Overdrive

Rafael Moreira / Paul Stanley, Magnetico, American Idol

This amp sounds huge, cuts through and it has gain for days without loosing clarity.
Gear: Mezzabarba M-Zero Overdrive
(© Photo Gilad Koriski).

JP Cervoni

Guitarist and Producer

“I’m lucky to have access to top equipment. There are amps that I like a lot, each for their distinctive qualities, the MZERO line of amps is the most versatile and great sounding, the tone is there, the feel is “right”, a pleasure to use in any situation.”

Gear: Mezzabarba M-Zero and M-Zero Overdrive

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Doug Rappoport

Edgar Winter Band

“My Mezzabarba M ZERO sounds amazing!  Its got the warm vintage tones that I love, and its got all the thud and crushing power you could ever want!!!!

Gear: Mezzabarba M-Zero

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Ike Willis / Frank Zappa

Guitarist and Singer

“I’m playing Mezzabarba amps and I’m having a great time! They sound fantastic, I love them and you should love them too.”

Gear: Mezzabarba Skill

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Our Team.

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JP Cervoni

Overdrive Distribution owner and pro guitar player. JP has worked with Buddy Miles, Marco Mendoza, The Babys, Simon Phillips, Steve Lukather, Scott Henderson, Carl Verheyen, John 5, Robert Trujillo, Derek Sheridian, Phil Soussan and many more.

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Pierangelo Mezzabarba

Masotti Guitar Devices CEO and founder. Mezzabarba Custom Amplification Owner. Amp builder.

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Dario Pellegrini

Engineer for Masotti Guitar Devices and Mezzabarba Custom Amplification. Tone addicted.

What our clients say

  • With Mezzabarba Skill the tone for my songs is perfect. Definition and color are great. Best sounding 30w head I've ever heard.
    I love it.
    Omer AvniSession player, Producer
  • "My Mezzabarba M ZERO sounds amazing!  Its got the warm vintage tones that I love, and its got all the thud and crushing power you could ever want!!!!
    Doug RappoportEdgar Winter Band
  • " I'm playing Mezzabarba amps and I'm having a great time! They sound fantastic, I love them and you should love them too."
    Ike WillisSinger and guitarist for Frank Zappa
  • "Well, I think I've finally found it!  The Mezzabarba M-Zero Overdrive is an absolute BEAST of an amp!  It's got gain for days, it's warm, it cuts through, and it doesn't have that scooped mid-range sound. The cleaner channel has a perfect break-up response to how hard I hit the strings. The depth control lets me add beefiness to my Strats.  This thing sounds HUGE! And the M-Zero Overdrive looks cool as hell, too.  You simply HAVE to take this thing out on the racetrack!"
    Howie SimonAlcatrazz
  • Recently I had the pleasure of playing through a MEZZABARBA OVERDRIVE amp that my friend and fellow shred guitarist JP Cervoni brought to the 8th annual N.A.M.M. Metal Jam in Anaheim California. I must say that amp is a BEAST!!! All the power, crunch, grit and glory that any heavy metal guitarist would dream of. I loved the amp and would recommend to any metal guitarist out there shopping for a killer amp to give the MEZZABARBA OVERDRIVE amp a tryout, you won't be disappointed!
    Thane FaraceGuitarist currently with Ghost Of War, DeathRiders, Rabid Assassin and more. Endorsed by Epiphone guitars, Wornstar Clothing Company, Jagermeister Music Division.
  • So much hanging with you last night... Man I love that amp!!! Lets hang next week.Thanks again for letting me use your rig... it sounded awesome!
    Ronny NorthArtist

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