Down-tuned axes and a thirst for experimentation fuel the rootsy indie-rock band’s sound.

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When the band needs to take it down a whole-step to D, Armstrong goes with this stock Epiphone Jack Casady bass that was formerly owned by Aristocrats and Dethklok bassist Bryan Beller.

Murder by Death’s bassist Matt Armstrong managed to squeeze in a quick interview and walk us through the band’s gear before their show in Nashville. The band’s spacey-meets-gothic vibe is powered by low-tuned axes, effect-laden cellos, and a unique approach to tone.

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Charvel unveils its new collab with guitarist Marco Sfogli.

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A highly versatile sonic tool, the pedal can deliver a broad range of tones – everything from mild, wonderfully organic overdrive to medium-gain crunch with a richly satisfying midrange kick.

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The tour will kick off July 6th, 2023 with special guest Loverboy.


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