I couldn’t find a direct comparison between the Faux Tape Echo and the Belle Epoch, so I bit the bullet and tried them both. It’s not an exhaustive review since you can find better reviews for each pedal elsewhere, but I felt it was my duty to plug them both in and see how similar they were… or weren’t.
It’s safe to say Sevendust has never been known as a risk-taking band. Part of their long-term appeal for fans has been that their structure and sound has stayed pretty consistent over the duration of their discography. I suppose one of the biggest risks they took was releasing an “acoustic” studio album, Time Travelers & Bonfires (2014), even though they had actually released a live acoustic album, Southside Double-Wide: Acoustic Live (2004) ten years earlier! Continue reading