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Aerosmith - Joe Perry's Guitar Gear Rig and Equipment

Joe Perry from Aerosmith does it all...play guitar, makes his own hot sauce.... Joe Perry has been a long time user of Gibson Les Pauls. He has quite a guitar collection and his custom Les Paul is really hot. Let's take a look at what guitar gear and equipment has been seen in Joe Perry's Guitar Rig (the equipment from past and present).

Joe Perry playing guitar with Aerosmith

CoolClick gear images below for more info & specs at Musician's FriendCool

Joe Perry said in an article that he has about 600 guitars. We'll just list some of the sweet guitars he has in his collection. Money Mouth

Guitars
- Gibson Joe Perry Boneyard Les Paul's

Gibson Custom Joe Perry Boneyard Les Paul Electric Guitar

-Fender Stratocasters

Fender American Vintage '62 Stratocaster Electric Guitar

- Fender '65 Telecaster

Fender Custom Shop '63 Telecaster Heavy Relic Electric Guitar

- Gibson ES-335 with Bigsby

Gibson Custom 1963 Es-335 W/ Bigsby Hollowbody Electric Guitar

- Ampeg/Dan Armstrong Plexi Guitar (tuned to open A)

- Guild 12-String Electric

- Gretsch Black Falcon

Gretsch Guitars G6136tbk Black Falcon With Bigsby Black

- Fender Reissue Telecaster

- Ernie Ball/Music Man Silhouette 6 String Bass

- Chandler Lap Steel

- Gibson ES-335 (custom painted with his wife's face on body of guitar)

- Gibson Firebird VII

Gibson Firebird 2010 Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst

- Fender Telecaster w/B-Bender

Fender American Nashville B-Bender Tele Electric Guitar

- Supro Ozark (mid 50's)

- Gibson Jeff Beck Les Paul

- Gibson Les Paul Standard

Gibson Custom 1958 Les Paul Standard Historic Reissue Vos Plaintop Washed Cherry

- Gibson Les Paul Junior

Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Junior Single Cutaway Electric Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul Custom

Gibson Custom Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Black

- Gibson SG

Gibson 2014 Sg Standard Electric Guitar Ebony

- Gibson ES-175

Gibson Es-175 Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst

- Gibson ES-350

- B.C. Rich guitars: Mockingbird and Bitch (70's and early 80's)

B.C. Rich Pro X Mockingbird Hardtail ShadowB.C. Rich Pro X Bich Shadow

- Fender Bass VI

- Danelectro six-string basses

- Gibson EB-6

- Ernie Ball MusicMan six-string bass guitar

- Guild X100 Bladerunner (Walk This Way video)

- RS Guitars custom made "Bullets and Bones" guitar  (Lindy Fralin P90 and Joe Barden pickups)

- Gretsch Roundup

 

Amplifiers and Cabinets
- Marshall Plexi Heads ( '69 w/ KT66 tubes and '70 EL84 tubes)

Marshall 1987Xl Vintage Series 50W Tube Head

- Marshall JTM45 Reissue amps (3 of them)

Marshall Marshall Jtm45-Reis Reissue Tube Gtr Head

- Marshall 8x10 cabinet

- Fender Dual Showman Reverb with 2x15 cab

- Fender Bandmaster (3x10)

- Marshall Major 200 Watt Heads (1970 with KT88 tubes)

- Fender Tonemaster Head

- Wizard 100 Watt Head

- Marshall JMP-1 Preamp

- Marshall 4x12 cabs

Marshall 1960A Or 1960B 300W 4X12 Guitar Extension Cabinet Straight

- Vox 4x12 Cab

- Orange 8x12 cab

- Jet City JCA20 amp (used for his talk box live. Also used in studio)

Jet City Amplification Jca20h 20W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black/Blue

- Friedman Dirty Shirley amps (5881 tubes)

- Budda Verbmaster combo

- Marshall Bluesbreaker '65 with 5881 tubes (4x10") ('62 pic below)

Marshall 1962 Bluesbreaker Combo Amp

- Morris Mo-Joe (custom amps)

 

 

Effects and Accessories

Joe has said in interviews that he trys to use pedals that are true bypass. He has also said he takes out 200 pedals with him.

- Digitech Whammy Pedal

Digitech Whammy Pitch-Shifting Guitar Effects Pedal

- Dunlop DCR-1SR Rackmount Wah and Dunlop Wah pedals

Dunlop Crybaby Rack Wah

- Dunlop Hendrix CryBaby wah pedal

- Line 6 DL-4 Delay Modeler (used for a cleaner sound)

Line 6 Dl4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- Line 6 MM-4 Modulation Modeler

Line 6 Mm4 Modulation Guitar Effects Pedal

- Klon Centaur overdrive (the one in the brown case)

- custom made Heil Talk Box

Dunlop Heil Talk Box

- Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man

Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man Xo Analog Delay Guitar Effects Pedal 

- Chicago Iron Octavian

- Samson UR5-D Synth Wireless

- Pro Co RAT Distortion Pedal

Pro Co Rat2 Distortion Pedal

- Custom Audio Electronics MXR Boost/Overdrive (seen 2009)

Mxr Custom Audio Electronics Mc-402 Boost/Overdrive Pedal

- Fulltone Ultimate Octave (seen on 2009 pedalboard)

Fulltone Ultimate Octave Guitar Effects Pedal

- Electro Harmonix Holy Grail Reverb pedal (seen 2009)

Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail Nano Reverb Guitar Effects Pedal

- Electro Harmonix POG

Electro-Harmonix Pog2 Polyphonic Octave Generator Guitar Effects Pedal

- Fulltone Tube Tape Echo (seen 2009)

Fulltone Tte Delay Effect Tube Tape Echo

- Option 5 Destination Rotation Single (seen 2009)

- option 5 destination bump (another boost pedal)

- Boss DD-7 delay pedal

Boss Dd-7 Digital Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- Marshall 300 for slapback (on Somebody's Going to Get Their Head Kicked In tonight)

- Ernie Ball VP Jr pedal

Ernie Ball Vp Jr. Passive Volume Pedal

- Bradshaw board

- TC Electronic Vortex Flanger

Tc Electronic Vortex Flanger Toneprint Series Guitar Effects Pedal

- TC Electronic Flashback Delay

Tc Electronic Flashback Delay Toneprint Series Guitar Effects Pedal

- TC Electronic Hall of Fame reverb

Tc Electronic Hall Of Fame Reverb Toneprint Series Guitar Effects Pedal

- MXR Carbon Copy delay

Mxr M169 Carbon Copy Analog Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- Duesenberg Gold Boost

- RJM Effects Gizmo

- Avid Eleven rack (used for monitoring)

Avid Eleven Rack Guitar Multi Effects Processor And Pro Tools

- Shure ULDX wireless systems



 

 

Strings, Picks, and More

- Gibson Vintage Reissue .010-.046 Strings

Gibson Vr10 Vintage Reissue Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings

-Dunlop Joe Perry Boneyard Guitar Slide

Dunlop Joe Perry Boneyard Signature Guitar Slide  Large/Long

 - Royer R-121 mics have been used a lot on Aerosmith guitar cabs

Royer R-121 Live Ribbon Microphone Nickel

- Pyramid guitar strings (when he can get them. 9-44 or 10-46 gauges)

- Dunlop 483 Classic Celluloid Heavy Guitar Picks (custom prints on them)

Dunlop Celluloid Classic Guitar Picks 1 Dozen Shell Medium

 

Interesting Joe Perry fact: He is left-handed, but plays the guitar right-handed.

Go to the next page for some awesome pictures of Joe Perry's Guitar Rig.

 

 

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