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.

Irons uses a Strymon TimeLine delay to achieve many of the weird tones Awolnation’s music demands. “I use it for, like, a cloud raining dust onto a princesses house—the weirdest, out there, warbly sounds.”