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TONE NAME: Slipknot

  • Created with: Helix Rack
  • Author:
  • Song:
    All Out Life, Unsainted and Nero Forte
  • Band:
  • Guitarist:
    Jim Root and Mick Thompson
  • Guitar:
    Jackson Soloist Mick Thompson Signature Guitar and Fender Jim Root Telecaster Signature Guitar
  • Tuning/Strings:
    Drop B and Drop A
  • Style:
  • Date: 4/4/20
  • Downloads: 1189
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  • Comments:
    This is my Slipknot tone. At the time I was making this tone to experiment with different effects to get different sounds, but as I was playing riffs and hearing the tone it sort of gave me that Slipknot vibe, and it sort of sounded like the band. So I named it Slipknot. This is also the preset where I got my Space Blaster sound from, using the effects which I have assigned to different foot switches in Stomp Mode.

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