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GEAR OVERVIEW - by era

VERTIGO TOUR - 2005-2006

GUITARS

1960's FENDER Stratocaster (natural finish)
1962 FENDER Stratocaster (sunburst finish)
1963 GRETSCH Country Gentleman (walnut finish)
1965 RICKENBACKER 330/12 (fireglo finish)
1966 EPIPHONE Casino (sunburst finish)
1966 FENDER Telecaster (cream finish)
1966 GIBSON SG (cherry finish)
1966 RICKENBACKER 330/12 (mapleglo finish)
1971 FENDER Stratocaster (black finish - blackie # 1)
1973 FENDER Stratocaster (black finish)
1975 GIBSON Les Paul Custom (cream)
1976 GIBSON Explorer [Ltd Ed] (mahogany finish)
1983 GIBSON Les Paul Standard Goldtop (gold top finish)
1996 FENDER Telecaster [Japanese] (alpine white)
2004 FERNANDES Retro Rocket (black finish w/sustainer pickup)
2004 GIBSON J200 Pete Towshend model (natural finish)
2004 GIBSON J200 Pete Towshend model (sunburst finish)
2004 LINE 6 Variax 700 (silver sparkle finish)
2004 LINE 6 Variax 700 (Vertigo finish)
2005 GIBSON Les Paul Music Rising (multi-coloured finish)
2006 EPIPHONE Les Paul Music Rising (black with Music Rising logo)

PEDALS & FLOOR UNITS

AMPEG Scrambler (octave fuzz)
BOSS CS-2 (compressor/sustainer)
BOSS FA-1 FET powered mini-amp (used as booster for Korg SDD3000)
BOSS FV300L (to control rack wah and shimmer tone)
BOSS PW-2 Power Driver (distortion)
DIGITECH WH-1 Whammy
DURHAM Sex Drive (compressor/gain pedal)
ELECTRO-HARMONIX Big Muff (silicon fuzz / 1970)
IBANEZ TS-9 Tube Screamer (primary overdrive)
KORG On/Off pedal (to turn on and off various sequences)
LOVETONE Meatball (auto wah/dynamic filter)
LOVETONE Doppelganger (twin phaser/vibrato)
RABB Fuzz Wah (Kay Fuzz in Cry-Baby housing / "Elevation" intro)
SKRYDSTRUP Booferooster (clean boost / unity gain buffer)
SKRYDSTRUP SC1 Midi foot controller (allowing direct access to all rack mount effects)
SOBBAT Drive Breaker (distortion)

RACK MOUNT EFFECTS

AMS SDMX digital stereo delay (w/pitchshifting on one channel for shimmer tone)
CAE Dual Stereo Line Mixer (to run effects in series & delays in parallel.
CAE Interface to mix shimmer tone and reverb
EVENTIDE H3000 Ultra-Harmonizer (multi-effects for various ambient tones)
KORG A3 (Multi-Effects unit)
KORG SDD3000 (digital delay unit)
LEXICON PCM70 &  PCM81 digital reverb (typically using plate reverb setting. Other reverb setting by front of house)
LINE 6 DM4 (x 2) Custom distortion modeler
LINE 6 POD Pro (used for heavy overdrive tones and Leslie sound for "One".
ROCKTRON DVC (used as VCA control unit to remotely control shimmer tone via BOSS FV300L pedal.
SKRYDSTRUP MR9 Loop Station (x3)
SKRYDSTRUP MIDI Interface
TC ELECTRONICS 2290 (x 4) Digital Delay
VOX Clyde Wah (converted by Custom Audio Electronics)

VISIBLE AMPS ON STAGE

1960'S VOX AC30 with one silver and one blue alnico VOX BULLDOG speaker
1971 VOX AC30 (belongs to BONO - w/hole in grill cloth due to Bono's boot!)
1956 FENDER Tweed Deluxe w/alnico VOX BULLDOG 12" speaker
1956 FENDER Tweed Deluxe w/original JENSEN 12" speaker
2000's FENDER Blues Junior (modded for shimmer tone / w. 12" speaker)

HIDDEN AMPS

1950's FENDER Tweed Deluxe (mic'd at rear)
1960's VOX AC30 converted to a head - Reference tone for FOH.
1960's VOX AC30 (mic'd at rear)
 

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