A Japanese Strat, Fender Bassman tones from a Kemper, and a whole lot of distortion help Awolnation’s lead 6-stringer recreate unconventional guitar tones onstage.

Zach Irons recently went from opening up for Awolnation with his own band, Irontom, to taking the lead guitar reins on Awolnation’s current tour. Tessa Jeffers met with Irons in Nashville to discuss the setup he’s using live.