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.

This Neumann U 47 FET is Nick’s favorite guitar microphone. “These mikes can handle so much volume and they’ve got such a giant bandwidth that they sound great in front of guitar cabinets,” he says. “Most of the time you don’t even need EQ.”

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