See the gear DJ Ashba, Richard Fortus, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, and Tommy Stinson used on tour in 2011.

"A Vigier signature artist, Thal uses a G.V. Wood 6-string on the road with GNR in addition to this custom Vigier doubleneck. The fretless neck is tuned to dropped-D. The bands on the fretboard near the nut are used to mute open strings during tapping segments."
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Need an affordable distortion pedal? Look no further.

We live in the golden age of boutique pedals that are loaded with advanced features—many of which were nearly unthinkable a decade or so ago. But there’s something that will always be valuable about a rock-solid dirt box that won’t break your wallet. Here’s a collection of old classics and newly designed stomps that cost less than an average concert ticket.

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