Touring Rigs of the Stars

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Calebmundy, May 11, 2009.


  1. Calebmundy

    Calebmundy

    Apr 5, 2007
    Nashville
    Endorsing Artist: DNA Amplifiers
    A la this thread : http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=417782.

    Unfortunately, I don't have any info to start with, but I am really curious and couldn't find this all in one place. Lots of "XXXX's live amp" threads, but I was hoping for something more consolidated with lots of pictures. Thanks if you can help!
     
  2. Brian Cook (These Arms Are Snakes, Russian Circles, Botch):

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    Bass> Pedalboard> SVT-4 (run totally flat)> Emperor 4x12 and Emperor 1x18.

    Nick Harmer (Death Cab For Cutie):

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    Bass> Pedalboard> Ashdown ABM 900 EVO II> (2) Ashdown NEO 2x15 Cabinets.

    Tim Ward (formerly of The Fall Of Troy):

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    Bass> Pedalboard> Ampeg SVT-1000/SVT-3> Ampeg 810e


    More to come later.
     
  3. Randy Brabury - Pennywise

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    Bass> possibly rack effects> SVT 2Pro> (2) Ampeg 8x10's.. He also has a Fender bassman 1200 in his rack and this year he has been using an Ampeg SVT VR (or vintage) or saw a few photos with a CL..
     
  4. vagus

    vagus

    Feb 8, 2009
    Denver
  5. Ryan Mohr

    Ryan Mohr

    Oct 23, 2007
    Ben Kenney (Incubus) has used several rigs since he has been in Incubus. However, all of them have been Mesa Boogie rigs.

    Lakland basses -> pedalboard -> Mesa Boogie Walkabout Scout 1x12 (x2) -> Mesa Boogie Scout Bass Radiator 1x12 (x2)

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    OR

    Lakland basses -> pedalboard -> Mesa Boogie Big Block 750 -> Mesa Boogie Powerhouse 8x10
     
  6. coreyfyfe

    coreyfyfe Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    boston, ma
    He used an ampeg SVT-1000. Solid state with the EQ sliders. You can see it better in some of their other pictures.
     
  7. My mistake. He also has used SVT-3s on some occasions. Editing original post now.
     
  8. coreyfyfe

    coreyfyfe Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    boston, ma
    I can't find the pictures, but if I do, I have some good shots of Cory from Minus the Bear's rig.

    I think the best pics I have are when he still had the Mesa 400+ and Mesa 8x10. He then moved to an Ampeg SVT-CL/810e, and most recently he had an ashdown EVO series.

    Manny Carrero of Glassjaw/Saves the Day (not my pic):

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    92 Fender Precision Plus, Ampeg SVT-II Pro, Ampeg 810e. Uses a boss tu2, fulltone bass drive, what looks like a morely wah, and another boss pedal I couldn't make out. Dark color, three knobs, maybe a trem?
     
  9. looks like and SVT II non pro..
     
  10. akaTRENT

    akaTRENT

    Jan 10, 2009
    New Jersey
    I see an avalon di in there
     
  11. I have tried to find more info on his rig many times, but can never find close up pics. And when i am at the concerts, I always forget my camera. haha
     
  12. In Absentia

    In Absentia

    Jul 5, 2008
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    Colin Edwin of Porcupine Tree.

    Anyone know what bass this is?
     
  13. OhThePeacock

    OhThePeacock

    Sep 15, 2007
    Wausau, WI
    Love this thread so far
     
  14. BAW

    BAW

    Aug 1, 2008
    Long Island
    Brian Kienlen - Bouncing Souls

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    saw the souls last night (the picture is not form last night)

    this what i could tell from what he had on stage

    he had his 60 something jazz ---> svt 4 pro ---> 2 ampeg 8x10s

    his tone was a whole lot cleaner than it usually is, the only disappointment of their set.

    he did have a much older looking ampeg tube amp (looked like a CL) sitting on top of his racked svt4pro but it was on standby the entire time and didnt have anything plugged into the front inputs.
     
  15. Cory has also been recording with a Verellen Meat Smoke:

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    And here's another pick of Manny, this time using an Aguilar DB750:

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  16. gillento

    gillento

    Oct 15, 2005
    Luxembourg, Europe
    Nordstrand pickups
    This one's a Basslab.
    Last year when I saw them, he was using his Spector.
     
  17. In Absentia

    In Absentia

    Jul 5, 2008
    Do you know what model Basslab it is? I really like the look of this bass.
     
  18. GregC

    GregC Questlove, Black Thought, Hamilton Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    Chicago
  19. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Yamaha, Ampeg, Line 6, EMG
    So does anyone have any pics of stars' rigs?
     
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  20. theory028

    theory028 Really Loud Hamburger. Supporting Member

    Jul 4, 2007
    Cedar Falls, IA
    And there's the unforgettable Johnny April rig.

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    From Bass Player (Nov 2008, pg 28)

    Spector Bass > Avalon 737sp preamp > Crown Microtech power amps > 2 Ampeg SVT810 cabs + 2 custom Ampeg 2x18 cabs + 4 JBL Horns.

    I saw Staind live when they were in Waterloo, IA and it was awesome. I tried snapping a picture of his rig with my phone after everyone started clearing out but couldn't get a good shot. :meh:

    This is the best I could get:

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    It was way more impressive in person.
     
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