Try to keep your skull glued on while geeking out on the gear the Grammy-winning producer uses to make epic albums with Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Deftones, Korn, Rush, Mastodon, and others.

To borrow from Shakespeare, who was a big Black Sabbath fan, these Laney Klipps are “such stuff as dreams are made on.” The top one’s 60 watts and the bottom is a 100-watt version akin to a Marshall plexi. “They have this Klipp circuit on them, and it’s almost like a super fuzz pedal,” Nick explains. “You click that in and add the volume of it into your drive tone. The story I heard is that Tony Iommi used these on a couple Sabbath albums.”

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