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Effects Help

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Zenthan, Sep 17, 2008.


  1. Zenthan

    Zenthan

    Sep 17, 2008
    Does anyone know of any sort of effects pedal that will give me a sound like slipknot's paul gray?
     
  2. B.C.

    B.C. Supporting Member

    Jun 28, 2005
    Indiana
    I assume you mean overdrive right? I think his overdriven tone comes from the Peavey tube amps he uses, but a sansamp bass driver will get you close in my opinion.

    Cheers.:)
     
  3. It's fairly obvious to me that you haven't even bothered searching the forum for references to slipknot. Why don't you try that first and then come back and have a more informed discussion?

    My 2 cents - there's no single pedal that's going to instantly and magically make you and your rig sound like anyone. Furthermore, I question the usefulness of wanting to sound exactly like someone else, regardless of how much you like their sound. Find your own way, mang! It's a million times more satisfying.
     
  4. Zenthan

    Zenthan

    Sep 17, 2008
    Oh okay. I didn't realize it was his amp. My bad :p
     
  5. Zenthan

    Zenthan

    Sep 17, 2008
    First of all, i did search but found nothing. Second of all, I did not mean I wanted to sound exactly like Paul, I just wanted to emulate his tone because it appealed to me. And i could always build upon that to find my own unique tone.
     
  6. SpankyPants

    SpankyPants That's Mr. SpankyPants to you.

    Aug 24, 2006
    Brooklyn, NY
    Slipknot is probably in the top 2 of my favorite bands of all time... but I've never found Paul Gray's tone particularly notable.
     

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