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Check out the instruments used by members of Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker, Bad Brains, Prophets of Rage, New Order, Built to Spill, and others who rocked the Chicago fest.

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A Day to Remember’s Joshua Woodard

The keeper of low for the metalcore-meets-pop punkers relied mostly on his Music Man StingRay Classic for the band’s Friday headlining set including the opener “All I Want.”

A behind-the-scenes look at eight of the most remarkable pedal collections we’ve seen in quite some time.

Best Coast

Bobb Bruno and Bethany Cosentino

Perhaps even more so than his former roommate, Nels Cline, Best Coast’s Bobb Bruno has a definite affinity for stompboxes. His board takes advantage of offerings from a slew of boutique outfits—including a couple of custom pedals whose aesthetics are as interesting as their tones—and his taste in pedals has also guided what front woman Bethany Cosentino stomps on.


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Rig Rundown - Best Coast's Bobb Bruno & Bethany Cosentino

California surf-rockers Best Coast use tons of fun effects and interesting guitars to create their shimmers and other layered tones.

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