The King of Gear

The King of Gear

Discover gear info, guitar tunings, song lyrics, and more, when watching your favorite Radiohead videos!

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What is The King of Gear?

The King of Gear is a Chrome extension by Manaweb Inc. This extension has 44 weekly active users, a perfect 5.0 rating, and was removed from Chrome Web Store 8 months ago. The latest version, 1.0.1, was updated 5 years ago.

This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2022-06-10
Stats date:
Users: 44
Rating: 5.00 (2)
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2018-01-30)
Creation date: 2018-01-30
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • http://localhost/*
Featured: No
Size: 1.53M
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
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The King of Gear’s extension provides concise gear summaries and other useful annotations (lyrics, guitar tunings) for Radiohead videos on youtube. Rather than searching through tKoG or Google to find information on a video that you’re watching, simply click on the add-on to view a condensed list of relevant gear (often with timestamps included). If you want to read more about a track, just click through to the article(s) provided. This extension not only makes it easier to find information about the videos you’re watching, but also makes it easier for you to navigate our site.

If you have feedback about the extension, we’d be very happy to hear from you on our website ( or at This extension was built with the help of a new startup, and if you’d like to create a similar extension or have any questions, you can contact them at

So far, we’ve added information to most of the videos on Radiohead’s official channel, particularly for the Thumbs Down and Scotch Mist webcast videos. We have more features coming soon, including gear summaries and other facts for non-official videos, and information about where you can buy the gear used in the videos.
Risk impact

The King of Gear requires a number of risky permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install The King of Gear if you trust the publisher.

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Risk likelihood

The King of Gear may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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