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.

Another star of Rock Falcon is this Neumann U 87, which Nick uses for more medium- and lower-level amp settings. But it’s not his favorite microphone. Scan these stills to find its larger-diaphragm cousin for that.

D'Addario Micro Tuner:

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