Observe how the Atlanta-based rockers keep instruments in the family and take a pragmatic approach by hitting the road with everyman gear to morph between their brutal heavy riffs and beautiful, cinematic soundscapes.

Robert McDowell’s pedal playground has been around the block for a few tours, but it keeps on providing the additional sustain and colors he requires during each set. The current lineup includes an Ernie Ball Volume Pedal, Fulltone Full-Drive2, smallsound/bigsound Mini, Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail, and a trio of Old Blood Noise Endeavors—a Reflector Chorus, Procession Reverb, and Haunt Fuzz. Everything is kept in line with the Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner while a Walrus Audio Aetos provides the juice.

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