#1
Is it just distortion? It almost sounds like he's got his mic plugged into a cheap practice amp.
Gear:
Fender Telecaster w/ Dual Gibson Humbuckers
Ovation Celebrity Acoustic/Electric
Fender Frontman 212R
Band(s):
Old Too Young (Folk/Bluegrass/Punk)
The Orange Line (Stoner Metal/Punk/Alternative)
#2
You can replicate with EQ and distortion.
In studio he does sing thru' a small solid state peavey amp or thru' Avalon VT-737sp to get the same sound.