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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
When looking at the number of "best pedal" posts we published in the last year, it might be surprising to you to notice that we haven't done the best overdrive pedal yet. You could say we are saving the best for last, but it's more like we are saving the most obvious for last. Why is it obvious? If you're Read more [...]
John Frusciante has become of the most well known guitarists today, and his pedalboard is an important part of his notoriety. Learning about John Frusciante gear can be very entertaining, as the list of pedals grows through every album. Recently, he has been seen adding Moog brand pedals to his boards, 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 [...]
Josh Homme Pedals
Josh Homme pedals are an essential part of that Queens of the Stone Age sound. He also brings many of these effects other bands he's in such as Them Crooked Vultures. Distortion is a signature sound to the Queens of the Stone Age. So, what Josh Homme pedals are essential for creation Read more [...]
Chronicling pedalboards, as I do, I tend to see some of the same pedals over again. These staples are the perfect choices for anyone starting to build on their pedalboard. They cross genres. They keep their value. They apply to many different artists.
Which one lead the pack of the most essential? Read more [...]