There’s an adage about ‘going all the way around the world, only to find what you were looking for on your doorstep’ – and according to Trivium, the same could be said of tone.
COREY: “When we first started we were using Peavey 5150s. Then we went through all sorts of stuff and eventually, when nothing seemed to be like, ‘That’s the sound’, we went back to playing Peaveys.
"Now we know what amps make our sound. In Waves and Shogun were based off a 5150 and Ascendancy had a Mesa and a 5150, so for Vengeance Falls we knew, ‘We’re going to need an original 5150 block- lettered amp and a Maxon overdrive into a Mesa 4x12.’”
MATT: “With the Vintage 30 speakers. That’s always the starting point.”
COREY: “All of the bands that we listened to growing up, we’d be like, ‘What did they use on this album?’ And every one was like, ‘5150.’ ‘5150.’ ‘5150.’”