Witness how 5-string Krautsters, solid-state Sunn heads, and pitch shifters provide the stoner-metal band’s foundation for brute-force tones.

The Portland, Oregon, rockers rolled into Nashville, and before their show at the Exit/In, guitarists Bryan Giles and David Sullivan, along with bassist Aaron Beam (above right), spoke with PG’s Perry Bean about how a lot of their gear decisions have two common factors: Delta and keeping up with hard-hitting drummer John Sherman.

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Rig Rundown: Dead Kennedys' East Bay Ray

The punk rock pioneer rips on nothing more than a Schecter S-1, a JCM2000, and a well-placed DL4.

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See a sampling of picks used by famous guitarists over the years.

Marty Stuart

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