A Reverend V, two fiery British-voiced heads, and some tone-sizzling, time-bending stomps fire this warped comet rider into psychedelic spaces.

The low-end leviathan that brings the rowdy rumble for Polzine is this Shaw Audio B-150 bass head that has a pair of octal 6SL7 preamp tubes, a quad of KT88s, and a Baxandall bass/treble tone stack. The B-150 careens into a Marshall 4x12 that is wired with WGS ET65s and Veteran 30s.


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