Billy Corgan

From Geartome

Under construction.



  • Fender Billy Corgan Stratocaster
    • Signature guitar made to Corgan's exact specs in order to create his famous mid-'90s "buzzsaw" tone. Three DiMarzio pickups (two custom; not Lace Sensors), string-through hardtail bridge, satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish. Corgan currently tours with at least two of these guitars.
  • Fender Stratocaster
    • Red, with white pickguard.
  • Fender Stratocaster
    • Silver, with black pickguard.
  • Schecter C-1 EX Baritone
    • Black, with Tony Iommi signature pickups.
  • Gibson Tony Iommi Signature SG
    • Corgan currently tours with this guitar.


  • '57 RI Fender Stratocaster
    • Main guitar during the Gish/Siamese Dream era. Lace Sensor Blue in the neck, Lace Sensor Silver in the middle, Lace Sensor Red at the bridge. Five-position pickup selector installed by Corgan.
  • Gibson Les Paul Junior RI
    • As heard on "Where Boys Fear to Tread".
  • '72 Gibson ES-335
    • As heard on "Tonight, Tonight".
  • '74 Fender Stratocaster
    • Baby blue, used on "Bullet with Butterfly Wings" and "Muzzle". Not the same as the below guitar.
  • '74 Fender Stratocaster
    • Used during the Gish era and stolen shortly after the completion of the album.
  • Reverend Slingshot
    • Used in Zwan, along with other Reverends.
  • Fender Mustangs
  • Gibson Les Paul Special
  • Gibson SG Special
  • Gibson SG Standard
  • Gibson Flying V
  • Gibson Hummingbird (and other Gibson acoustics)
  • Epiphone SG
  • Ovation acoustic


  • EHX Big Muff Pi
  • EHX Small Stone
  • EHX Micro Synth
  • EHX Electric Mistress
  • DLS Ultra Chorus II
  • DLS RotoSIM
  • Digitech Whammy
  • Digitech DHP-55
  • Fender Blender
  • Alesis 3630
  • Eventide H-3000SE Ultra-Harmonizer
  • Korg SDD-2000
  • Mu-Tron Bi-Phaser


  • two Bogner Uberschall heads and two Diezel Herbert heads (circa 2007)
  • 1984 Marshall JCM800 100W head (w/ KT-88 tubes)
  • Marshall MK II 100W head
  • Marshall 4x10 cabinets
  • Marshall JMP-1 rack preamp
  • ADA MP-1 preamp
  • Vox AC30
  • Fender Twin
  • Orange amps


  • DR Hi-Beam nickel-plated strings (.009's-.042's)
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