“You can barely hear the delay when I play live, but it’s my security blanket”: Vinnie Moore reveals what’s on his ever-changing pedalboard

Vinnie Moore plays his red Dean Superstrat live with UFO
(Image credit: Getty Images)

“My pedalboard is always changing. I’m so fickle and can never decide, so even after all these years, my ’board is never final. It can be my solo stuff or with UFO; I’m constantly switching things in and out. 

“But the constants are an overdrive and a distortion, even though they change a lot. And I’ve always got a wah effect, too. Overall, I keep it simple to keep from shit going wrong on stage.

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Andrew Daly

Andrew Daly is an iced-coffee-addicted, oddball Telecaster-playing, alfredo pasta-loving journalist from Long Island, NY, who, in addition to being a contributing writer for Guitar World, scribes for Rock Candy, Bass Player, Total Guitar, and Classic Rock History. Andrew has interviewed favorites like Ace Frehley, Johnny Marr, Vito Bratta, Bruce Kulick, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Rich Robinson, and Paul Stanley, while his all-time favorite (rhythm player), Keith Richards, continues to elude him.