RIGGED – Mario and Erick of CHON


Perry from Premier Guitar – the stuff of legend amongst YouTube commenters for his unparalleled and, many times, off-putting enthusiasm – met up with Mario and Erick from CHON to talk rig.

Having gone some 8 years without any pedals besides a tuner, Mario’s now rocking an Earthquakered-out board with his Matchless and custom-painted floral Ibby. Erick’s setup is quite similar, the highlight being a prototype “AZ” Ibanez featuring special Seymour Duncan’s and frets that are smaller than a typical RG’s.

The CHON dudes are currently playing a handful of dates in the UK before returning stateside for a month-long North American run.

[via Premier Guitar]

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Gear Gods intern Maxwell studied English at Cal Poly Pomona and has since realized life ain’t all about semicolons and syntax. He’s studying audio now, and will probably judge your music taste before your grammar.

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