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Rob Caggiano

circa 2011

  • Guitars: ESP guitars (since 1998): main purple Horizon, modified Custom Shop Horizons, Explorers
  • Basses: ESP Vintage-4 Bass (candy-apple red)
  • Pickups: DiMarzio Tone Zones in bridge, various others in neck ("I very rarely use my neck pickup")
  • Amps: Freyette amps (formerly VHT): Pitbull Ultra Lead or Deliverance heads w/ respective cabs, Sig-X head on Big 4 tour (in studio, in addition to Freyette amps: Fender, Marshall, Hayden)
  • Pedals: Boss tuner > Dunlop CryBaby or Slash Wah > MXR GT-OD > MXR EVH Phase 90 > MXR Micro Chorus > DBA Interstellar Overdriver Deluxe > Tech 21 Boost RVB > Boss DD-5
  • Other: D'Addario 10-52s, Dunlop Tortex .73mm picks, Dave Friedman pedalboard (w/ Mogami cables)

Scott Ian

(see also Who Plays What and Wikipedia)

circa 2010/2011

  • Guitars: signature Jackson T-1000 guitars (w/ Duncan JB pickups), Washburn SI75TI/SI60/SI61/S181 custom guitars, Dimebag Darrell tribute Deans and Washburns, Jackson JJ-1s, Gretsch G6120SHs, Gretsch Malcolm Young, Fender Stratocaster, Gibson acoustic
  • Pedals: Voodoo Lab Ground Control Pro, RJM Effects Gizmo, DigiTech Signature Black-13, three MXR Smart Gates, MXR EVH Phase 90, MXR Micro Chorus, MXR Carbon Copy, Dunlop/CAE Wah, DigiTech Whammy, DigiTech XMC Chorus, Boss TU-2
  • Amps: two CUSTOM Randall SI 103 heads (based off of the RM100 and tweaked by Dave Friedman), Randall XL cabs, Randall RM-100, Randall V2, EVH 5150 III head
  • Other: D'Addario EXL140 strings, Dunlop Heavy Core strings, Dunlop Tortex picks, Shure UHF-R wireless systems, Korg DTR-1 rack tuner, Dunlop DC-Brick Power Supply

Frank Bello

circa 2011

  • Pedals: MXR Bass DI+
  • Other: Dunlop Tortex Pitch Black picks

Charlie Benante

  • Other: Vic Firth sticks (including signature SBEN sticks and ROCK sticks)
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