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Interview: Guitarist Jason Nott of Drive A

Gear Vault recently had the opportunity to interview guitarist Jason Nott of the tear-it-down rock band Drive A to gain a little more insight into what the road is like, what gear he plays, and where his inspiration comes from. Today we talk to Jason Nott from Tempe, Arizona where Drive A is the support for headliners Escape the Fate on the first leg of their tour. […]

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Guitarist of 10 Years, Brian Vodinh, Guitar Gear

Brian Vodinh is one of the founding members of alternative metal band, 10 Years. He started off as the drummer for the band, but later switched to guitar. Some of his band members say that he is a guitarist first, a drummer second. Go to Gear-Vault.com to see Brian Vodinh’s gear list […]

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Carnival of Madness Show in Michigan – Meeting 10 Years

After the interview, Brian and Tater took us out to the stage to run down their gear with us. We snapped a lot of great photos of their equipment as the road crew was setting up the stage – we’ll share the photos when we post the exclusive interview on August 31st – There was an insane amount of activity and equipment getting setup on stage. I counted about 3 or 4 semi trucks unloading equipment. Between the five bands playing the Carnival of Madness tour; 10 Years, Sevendust, Puddle of Mudd, Chevelle and Shinedown […]

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Buckcherry Keith Nelson Interview

Buckcherry interview – Back when we started in ’95 there were a lot differences. One was that we relied on a major label to give us an opportunity to be successful, bands really depended on a major label to put an album out there, it used to be all about the record, but that’s just one facet of what we do now. Making a record is still really important, but where the album is on the charts isn’t exactly the indicator of success it used to be. […]

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Buckcherry face-to-face pre-interview with Gear-Vault

Buckcherry pre-interview – Almost immediately after introducing myself to Buckcherry’s manager, I was led backstage to have a talk with guitarist and founding member Keith Nelson’s guitar tech. While stringing up one of Keith’s many Les Pauls, he took me through the vast array of boutique gear that makes up Keith’s signature tone. […]

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Gear-Vault to Interview 10 Years – Readers Questions

Gear-Vault to interview 10 Years for their new album debut “Feeding the Wolves”. We thought is might be cool to ask the readers for their help in our interview process. So if there is any questions you have for 10 Years that we might ask the band we are open for suggestions. We are excited for the chance for our readers to participate in our experience. Please posts any questions here. […]

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Paul Phillips Puddle Of Mudd – Interview

Paul showed up on stage during photo shoot and he appeared fascinated with the idea of talking gear for Gear-Vault.com. I stood up and shook his had and introduced myself. He was very calm, laid back and relaxed and was sipping on a Diet Coke. We walked off stage to a quiet table near the bar while having some idol chit-chat. The entire venue only had about 15 people in it, who most were responsible of setting up Puddle of Mudd’s equipment. […]

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Paul Phillips Puddle of Mudd – Rig & Set List

Paul Phillips, guitarist of Puddle of Mudd, rig and set list images from the show at Ground Zero. This is part two of the MUDD experience at Ground Zero on February 19th 2010. Stay tuned for the Gear-Vault and Paul Phillips face-to-face interview! […]

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Puddle of Mudd – Guitarist Paul Phillips

I was kneeling down shooting some images of Paul’s rack when I heard Sparky say “Hey, Paul!” I turned around and there he was, the guitarist, Paul Phillips, right behind me. I stood up and shook his hand and introduced myself. His body language was really inviting; him talking gear seemed more like a pleasure than an “interview” to him. […]