Dave Navarro has played BOSS pedals all his career. More accurately, he's relied on BOSS, which represent the majority of his pedals, sometimes nearing the the 100% mark, where it not for the Dunlop Crybaby he also always has on his boards.
BOSS certainly took notice, as he is featured prominently Read more [...]
Jack White's 2012-2013 pedalboard, used during tour promoting his solo record, Blunderbuss, is very similar to his Dead Weather pedalboard. Noticeable differences, other that slight order changes, is that the ZVexx Wooly Mammoth appears to be plugged in (where previously it remained unplugged, probably Read more [...]
It's surprising to see just how many guitarists actually use the phaser effect. It is a very popular pedal, though it's sound is often pigeonholed into one genre or the other. But that's the thing; it's been employed across so many genres, but the fans of each don't tend to here it elsewhere. It's Read more [...]
Similar to a 2013 sighting of the same tour, we now get a new image of John Mayer's pedalboard.
No news on what is, if anything really, in his racks, which at last count he used four different ones to contain all of his rack effects.
During this tour, John also took the time to add some new pedals Read more [...]
Mike McCready and Pearl Jam just don't stop. They are coming off a major 20th anniversary tour, but are continuing to play a few dates since the launch of that tour two years ago. The Mike McCready pedalboard has been very active as well, as it seems it has even changed since the beginning of the Read more [...]
The Strokes have developed an interesting sound since their debut, coupling the hard, grittiness of garage rock with precise and calculated riffs and layers. To pull this off, they use a distortion that is ever-present but not too dirty.
To see which pedals they use to get this sound, you have to Read more [...]
What does Keith Richards use for overdrive pedals? Not much!
Keith tends to rely more heavily on his amps for his tone and sound, and it's been said that Keith hates the idea of a pedal, or not wanting anything on the floor.
Still, there have been sightings of guitar effect gear in Keith's guitar Read more [...]
So you want to sound like John Petrucci? Here's what you need:
Practice, practice, practice.
Because really, when it comes down to it, no similarities in your gear will ever get you close to sounding like a precision player like John Petrucci unless you have the chops.
Still, let's you have Read more [...]
Jonny Greenwood has perhaps one of the most interesting pedalboards on this site, and is naturally also one of our most popular profiles.
The 2012 Radiohead tour brought forth a few changes to Jonny Greenwood's pedalboard, and we figured we should share it with you all, in addition to adding this Read more [...]
Heads up, everyone! We've recently added Zakk Wylde gear to our list of Pedalboards of the Stars. This living legend has an interesting history of pedals. We'll go into detail of one of those aspects, signature pedals, below, but you can view the full set right now if you like:
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