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Mike McCready

circa 1997

  • Guitars: '59 Stratocaster (sunburst), '58 Stratocaster (sunburst), '53 Telecaster (blonde), '68 ES-335 (cherry), '70s Ibanez Flying V (natural), '91 Gretsch Silverjet Double Cutaway (reissue), '59 Gibson Les Paul (honeyburst), '95 Gibson Les Paul ('60 reissue), '95 Gibson Les Paul ('59 reissue)
  • Pedals/Effects: two Sony Wireless Units > Dunlop Univibe (w/ on/off footswitch) > Dunlop 535Q wah > Boss DM-3 > MXR Phase 90 > Ernie Ball volume > clean rig to Jester Hydra 2x6 Tube Signal Splitter > dirty rig to Ibanez TS-9 to Jester Hydra 2x6 Tube Signal Splitter > signal splitter to amps
  • Amps: 1959 Fender Bassman Tweed 4x10 reissue, 1959 Fender Twin Tweed 2x10, 1968 Marshall 50w JMP Plexi head w/ 1972 Marshall 100w 4x12 cab, and 1996 Matchless HC30 30w head with reissue Orange 4x12 cab (GHS strings)
  • Other: GHS strings, Sony WRR-840a Wireless Recievers

circa 2008 - 2010

  • Guitars: 1952 Fender Telecaster (blonde), 1953 Fender Telecaster (blonde), Gibson Les Paul Jr. (doublecut, blonde), 1958 Gibson Les Paul Jr. (doublecut, TV yellow), 1956 Gibson Les Paul (black), 1956 Fender Stratocaster (sunburst), 1958 Fender Stratocaster (sunburst), 1959 Fender Stratocaster (sunburst), 1995 RI '59 Gibson Les Paul (sunburst), 1959 Fender Stratocaster (white), 1959 Fender Stratocaster RI (sunburst), 1996 RI '60 Gibson Les Paul (gold), 1960 Gibson Les Paul (honeyburst), RI '62 Fender Stratocaster (black), '68 Gibson ES-335 (cherry), '68 Fender Telecaster (natural, w/ Bigsby), '68 Gibson Hummingbird acoustic, '60s Gretsch Chet Atkins (orange w/ Bigsby), '70s Ibanez Flying V, '80s Gibson Flying V (black), 1991 Gretsch Silver Jet RI, 1990s Gibson Dobro DM-33, Fender Mark VI, Gibson Firebird (blue, non-reverse), 2001 James Trussart Telecaster (w/ Bigsby)
  • Amps/Cabs: Savage Blitz 50w amp, Matchless HC-30 Head, 2000 Trentino 30w Amp, Marshall Plexi 50w Head, Marshall 1960B 4x12 straight cab, 1972 Marshall 4x12 100w straight cab, 1959 RI 4x10 Fender Bassman, 2x10 tweed Fender Twin, 4x12 Orange cab, '69 100-watt Marshall Super Tremolos (customized by Sal Trentino), Mesa/Boogie Studio Preamp, Vox AC30s
  • Pedals/Effects: Dunlop Crybaby (535Q), Hughes & Kettner Rotosphere, Keeley-modded Boss BD-2 Blues Driver (later replaced with Fulltone Distortion Pro), Keeley-modded Ibanez TS-9 Tube Screamer, Boss DM-2/Boss DM-3, Boss OC-2, Line 6 DL4, Line 6 MM4, line selector (later replaced with Lehle Dual Amp Switcher), Digitech Whammy (shown in later shots), Greedtone Distortion, Furman PL-Plus Power Conditioner, VHT Classic G2150
  • Other: EBow, Dunlop slides, GHS Boomers (.010-.046) (and .11s), Fender Bass VI strings (.025-.095), Martin M150 Bronze Wound acoustic strings, Dunlop Tortex .88mm guitar picks

Stone Gossard

circa 1997

  • Guitars: '53 Les Paul Goldtop (deluxe), '73 Les Paul Goldtop (deluxe), '71 Les Paul Custom (black), '59 Stratocaster (coral pink), '68 Telecaster (Bigsby vibrato), '80s Gibson Flying V (black), '93 Hamer Duo Tone acoustic/electric, '96 Hamer Duo Tone acoustic/electric
  • Pedals/Effects: Whirlwind A/B > one signal to Boss TU12H tuner, one signal to > Ernie Ball volume > Dunlop 535Q wah > Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer > Ibanez SD-9 Sonic Distortion > Diaz Tremodillo tremolo > Boss DD3 delay > Dunlop Univibe (w/ footswitch)
  • Amps: 1965 Fender Spring Reverb (w/ footswitch) and 1998 Savage Audio 50w "Blitz 50" 2x12 Combo Amp
  • Other: GHS strings

circa 2008 - 2010

  • Guitars: 1953 Gibson Les Paul, 1954 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop, 1954 Fender Telecaster (blonde), 1959 Fender Stratocaster (red), 1959 Fender Stratocaster (salmon pink) ("Half Full" recording), 1964 Gibson ES-330 (red, w/ Bigsby) ("Love Boat Captain" recording), 1966 Fender Duo-Sonic (beige), 1968 Gibson ES-335 (red), 1968 Gibson ES-330 (black, w/ Bigsby), 1968 Guild Starfire, 1969 Gibson Les Paul goldtop, 1972 Gibson Les Paul goldtop, 1980s Gibson Flying V (black) ("Cropduster" recording), 1999 Jerry Jones Neptune 12-string, Gibson Les Paul (sunburst), Hamer Duo Tone, Fender Stratocaster (black), Rickenbacker electric (black), 2001 National resophonic ("Thumbing My Way" recording), 2001 James Trussart Telecaster, Taylor 710S ES acoustic, Huss & Dalton D-RH acoustic
  • Amps/Cabs: Trentino amps (custom-made by Sal Trentino) (including 2000 Trentino 30w amp), 1998 Savage Blitz 50w 2x12 combo, Marshall 1960B 4x12 slanted cabs, Marshall 1960A/1960B 300w 4x12 straight cabs, Matchless H/C-30 head, Marshall combo tube amp (possibly a 1974X handwired 18w combo), Fender Deluxe, handwired RI Vox AC30
  • Effects: Ibanez FL-305, Whirlwind A/B, Ernie Ball 6166 Mono Volume, Dunlop Crybaby 535Q, Klon Centaur, Keeley compressor, Line 6 DL4, Hughes & Kettner Rotosphere, Morgan Miller DT-1, MXR M-132 Super Comp, MXR Phase 90, MXR M-135 Smart Gate, MXR M-133 Micro Amp, Danelectro Dan-Echo, Boss DD-5, Boss DD-3, Boss Hyperfuzz, Boss Stereo Chorus, Ibanez SD-9, Ibanez TS9, DOD Graphic EQ, Boss TU-12H tuner, Diaz Tremodillo, Dunlop UniVibe, Fender Spring Reverb rack unit, Avalon direct boxes
  • Other: GHS Boomers (.010-.046) (on electrics), Martin Marquis 80/20 Bronze Mediums (on acoustics)

Eddie Vedder

circa 1997 - 1998

  • Mics: Audix OM7
  • Guitars: '63 Telecaster (black sparkle), '98 SG (black), '68 SG (white), '68 ES-335 (brown), '87 Rickenbacker 360 (black), '98 Jerry Jones sitar (black), '85 Schecter PT (black, Tele copy)
  • Amps: '70s Hiwatt head > Marshall 1960B 4x12 cab
  • Other: EBow

circa 2008 - 2010

  • Guitars: Martin 000-18 acoustic, '52 RI Fender Telecaster, 1963 Fender Telecaster (black sparkle), 1968 Gibson ES-335, Mosrite 12-string (previously owned by John Entwistle), 1981 Fender Telecaster (black), Fender Telecaster (Black), 1985 Schecter Telecaster (black), 1996 Schecter Telecaster (gold), 1987 Rickenbacker 360 (black), 1998 Jerry Jones electric sitar (black), 1998 Gibson SG (black), Gibson SG (gold, w/ tremolo), Gibson SG Jr. (blue-green), Gibson SG Jr. (red), Mosrite Johnny Ramone Signature, 2001 Gibson SG Pete Townshend Signature
  • Amps: Hi-Watt DR-504 50w head, Marshall 1960B 4x12 straight cab, 4x10 Fender Super Reverb
  • Effects: Boss DD-5
  • Other: EBow, GHS Boomers (.010-.050), D'Addario flatwound strings, Dunlop Tortex .60mm picks
  • Other Instruments: custom Earnest Instruments Tululele tenor uke, Hohner Marine Band harmonicas (in G), LP tambourines, Remo fruit shakers

Jeff Ament

circa 1998 - 2000

  • Modulus Silvertone 1443 copy (w/ Bartolini pickups) (source:

circa 2008 - 2010

  • Basses: vintage Fender Precisions (including a sunburst ’59 once owned by Canned Heat’s Larry Taylor), multiple ’90s Modulus custom Jazz-style basses, 2000 Modulus custom Silvertone replica, ’90s fretless Wal Basses (Woodgrain), ’70s Ovation Magnum, Azola Acoustic Baby Bass electric upright, 1966 Gibson ES-330 guitar, 1990 "Fingerpaint" custom Hamer 8-string bass, 12-string Hamer natural acoustic custom bass, Carruther's Sub-1 upright electric bass (brown), 1959 Fender Jazz Bass (sunburst)
  • Amps/Cabs: 1973 Ampeg SVT I head, SWR custom 6x10 cabs (without horns), Ampeg SVT-2 Pro head, Ashdown ABM 500 EVO head, 1968 Ampeg B-18, 1970 Acoustic 360, 1996 Ampeg SVP Pro preamp, Ampeg B-15R RI, SWR 2x10 cabs (offstage monitor for techs)
  • Effects: MXR M-108 10-band EQs, Fulltone '70, Fulltone Bass-Drive, Boss reverb, Boss delay, Digitech Bass Whammy, MXR 117 Flanger, Sansamp Classic Distortion, Uptown Flash foot controller, Sal Trentino custom 4ch. load-box, DBX 166 compressor, Furman VU-40 meter, Brooke Siren AR116 DI, TCM 24cx-4 active crossover, Jester Hydra Tube Splitter, Avalon DIs
  • Other: Sony WRR840 wireless reciever, Dean Markley SR2000 medium bass strings, Dean Markley SR2000 medium-light bass strings (fretless), Thomastik Spirocore upright bass strings, Dunlop Tortex 1.0mm picks

Matt Cameron

  • Drums:
    • per DRUM! Magazine: Yamaha (in Vintage finish): 24x16 kick, 14x6.5 copper-shell snare, 12x8 and 13x9 rack toms, 16x16 floor tom; Yamaha Steve Jordan Cocktail Kit: 8" x 5" snare, 10" x 5" tom, 15" x 24" kick tom (in Purple Sparkle Fade); 14x7 Alex Acuña Timbale
    • per Matt Cameron Fan Page: Yamaha Birch Custom Absolute: 16x24 kick, 8x12 and 9x13 rack toms, 16x16 and 18x18 floor toms, 7x14 custom Keplinger snare
  • Cymbals:
    • per DRUM! Magazine: Zildjian: 15" A Sweet Hi-Hats, 19" and 20" A Medium Thin Crashes, 19" A Medium Crash, 16" A Vintage Crash, 22" A Deep Ride, and with cocktail kit: 12" A Custom Splash and 12" Oriental Trash Hat
    • per Matt Cameron Fan Page: Zildjian: 15" New Beat Hi-Hats, 18" and 19" Z Custom Medium Crashes, 17" and 19" Z Custom Rock Crashes, 20" A Medium Ride or 21" Sweet Ride
  • Mics: (per Matt Cameron Fan Page) Shure: SM81 (hi-hats), Beta 52A/Beta 91 (kick), SM57 (snare), Beta 98 (toms), KSM32 (overhead)
  • Heads: Remo heads (reportedly Emperors (batter) and Ambassadors (reso))
  • Other: Vic Firth Signature SMC 5B sticks, DW/Yamaha hardware
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