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Rig Rundown: Gear Gods' Trey Xavier

This YouTuber gives the 411 on headless hellraisers, his favorite amp of all time, and the small rack that houses his band's entire live rig.

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Facing a mandatory shelter-in ordinance to limit the spread of COVID-19, PG enacted a hybrid approach to filming and producing Rig Rundowns. This is the fourth video in that format, and we stand behind the final product.

In this episode, aspiring Chug Suckle headliner Trey Xavier of YouTube channel Gear Gods and melodic metal band In Virtue (think modern Symphony X with a djent bent) virtually welcomes PG’s Chris Kies into his L.A.-based tone fort. Over the course of 75+ minutes, he covers the extended-range instruments in his quiver, explains the versatile savagery harbored inside his favorite Revv head, demos his graduating scale of grime, and details his band’s unfathomably compact touring rig.


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