NAMM 2015 – New Basses from Zon Including the Billy Gould Signature Model

Guys, guys, check this out: Billy Gould from Faith No More has distortion built right into his signature bass. I suppose there was plenty more to be impressed about at the Zon booth, for example the most gorgeous natural-wood finishes you’re likely to see on a guitar. But for me it all all comes down to three and a half words: built-in distortion circuit.

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Chris Alfano has written about music and toured in bands since print magazines and mp3.com were popular. Once in high-school he hacked a friend's QBasic stick figure fighting game to add a chiptune metal soundtrack. Random attractive people still give him high-fives about that.