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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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Slash Gear - Pedalboards Added
Continuing our profiles of the top guitarists, we move on to Slash. All the interesting Slash gear is up there on our Slash gear page, from Guns N' Roses to his more recent solo career effects.
To view the Slash Gear page, follow the link at the bottom of this post. Read more [...]
We've scoured many pedalboards and artist pedal listings to bring to you what we consider the best compressor pedal.
Compression is such a subtle effect, though so many artists depend on compressor pedals for their particular tone. Compression is generally heavily used in recording mixing, though Read more [...]
We've recently updated our Dave Grohl gear and pedalboard page, along with his bandmate Chris Shiflett's pedalboard page, with a new and improved layout and better links to get the pedals you want.
For this occasion, we figured it's apt to spend some time focusing on the essential Dave Grohl gear. Read more [...]
The Strokes Pedals for Distortion
Nick Valensi's pedals are a driving force behind the the Strokes sound. Distortion is a major part of that, so these The Strokes pedals can help you replicate that sound.
A Few of The Strokes Pedals
These unique The Strokes pedals can be found on Nick Valensi's pedalboard Read more [...]
Foo Fighters Pedals - Phase Effects
Dave Grohl doesn't have an abundance of pedal effects on his pedalboard. One mainstay that truely has it's place among all the Foo Fighters pedals in the MXR phase 90. We often see this pedal on the boards of artists from the 1990's, most particularly those who Read more [...]