A look at pedalboards used onstage by Deftones, Alice in Chains, Dave Matthews Band, 311, Joe Bonamassa, Eric Johnson, and many more

"Touring with Wilco in 2010, Nels Cline employs a Boss TU-2 Chromatic Tuner, a Boss DD-3 Digital Delay, a Boss VB-2 Vibrato, a Boss AB-2 2-Way Selector Pedal, a Boss FV-500H Volume Pedal, a Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer, a Crowther Audio Hotcake Overdrive, a Zoom Ultra Fuzz, a JAM Pedals Rattler, a Fulltone у69 Fuzz, a Fulltone Deja Vibe, a DigiTech Whammy, an Electro-Harmonix Pulsar, a Klon Centaur Overdrive, a MXR Phase 45, a Z. Vex Fuzz Factory and The Last Temptation of Boost made by Alan Yee in Memphis. Not pictured is an elevated pedalboard, which he calls рThe Science Project,с for looping and delays. It features an Electro-Harmonix 16-second Digital Delay, an Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man, an Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail reverb and a Korg Kaoss PAD KP2."

photos by Chris Kies

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