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Rig Rundown: Black Mountain's Stephen McBean

This Vancouver psych-rock quintet is building quite a buzz with its vibey grooves, so we decided to find out which gear gives bandleader McBean his 6-string buzz.

When Black Mountain plays older tunes in Eb, McBean goes with his Gibson SG ’61 Reissue with a Lollar P-90 bridge pickup. To keep the strings taut in this tuning, McBean uses D’Addario .011s.


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