We asked numerous bands if there was a piece of gear that they use despite not loving the sound

As part of our partnership with Swedish recording software company Toontrack for Metal Month all November, Gear Gods will be

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You will, however, have to keep waiting for "Arctic Flower." That one's still thawing.

I'm always fascinated by origin stories, especially ones pertaining to parts of music that are so ubiquitous we rarely take