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Alex Lifeson is a man who needs no introduction. He is the guitar genius behind the progressive rock band Rush. Along with Geddy Lee and Neil Peart, he has wowed fans for decades with tricky and catchy songs. Seeing how Alex Lifeson is such a guitar hero, we just had to profile his guitar gear.

Let's look at what gear and equipment has been seen in Rush Alex Lifeson's Guitar Rig.

Alex Lifeson on the Gibson Les Paul

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Guitars

- Gibson Custom Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess Electric Guitars

Gibson Custom Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess Electric Guitar

- 1 Gibson Black Les Paul Custom

Gibson Custom Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Black

- 1 Black prototype Gibson Les Paul with floyd rose tremelo
- 1 Maple sunburst prototype Gibson Les Paul with floyd rose tremelo
- 1 Gold top Gibson Les Paul

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Antique Gold

- 1 Sunburst 58 reissue Gibson Les Paul with fishman piezo system

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1958 Les Paul Plaintop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Iced Tea

- 1 Tobacco sunburst 59 reissue Gibson Les Paul with fishman piezo system

Gibson Custom 1959 Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar - Cherry

- 1 Gibson Howard Roberts with fishman piezo system
- 1 Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion W/Fishman Tune-O-Matic Bridge

Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III Electric Guitar

- 1 Gibson 355 stereo ( yes the original )

DISCONTIUED - FIX- Gibson Custom VOS ES-355 Electric Guitar with Bigsby Antique Ebony

- 1 Garrison OM-20 Octave Mandolin
- 3 Garrison G25-12-E 12 String Acoustic Guitar

Variety of Paul Reed Smith guitars (CE models), including what the PRS website says is a recent endorsement (7/2010) of the PRS Hollowbody 12 (6 string version pic below)

PRS Hollowbody II Electric Guitar

- Gibson double neck EDS-1275 guitar

DISCONTINUED - Gibson EDS-1275 Double-Neck Electric Guitar

- Signature Guitars Aurora models

- Ovation Adonis and Classic acoustics

 

 

 

Amps and Cabinets

- 2 Hughes & Kettner Alex Lifeson Signature Triamp MKII Guitar Head

Hughes & Kettner Alex Lifeson Signature TriAmp MKII 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- 2 Hughes & Kettner Coreblade Guitar Head

Hughes & Kettner Coreblade 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- 8 Hughes & Kettner 4X12 Guitar Cabinets (H&K made an Alex Lifeson model cab)

Hughes & Kettner CC412 A3 280W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet

- Marshall JMP 50-watt stack

- Marshall 4140 combos

- Marshall JCM 800

Marshall JCM800 2203 Vintage Series 100W Tube Head

- Peavey 5150

- Hiwatt DR103 amps

 

 

Effects and more

- 1 Furman Power Conditioner PL-8

Furman PL-8C Power Conditioner

- 1 Furman PL Plus Power Conditioner

Furman PL-Plus C Power Conditioner

- 2 Behringer Ultralink mx-662 6 Channel Spliter/Mixer

Behringer ULTRALINK PRO MX882

- 4 Audio Technica AEW5200 Guitar Wireless

- 1 Audio Technica AEW-DA6600 Antenna Distribution System

- 1 Linksys Ethernet Cable/DSL Router

- 1 Toshiba Satellite PC Computer

- 1 Whirlwind A/B Box

Whirlwind Selector A/B Box

- 3 Fishman Aura Acoustic Guitar Modeler

Fishman Aura Sixteen Programmable Imaging Guitar Effects Pedal

- 1 Custom Audio Japan AC0912 System Power Supply

- 1 Dunlop Crybaby DCR-1SR Rackmount Wah Wah

Dunlop Cry Baby Rack Wah

- 2 Custom Audio Japan GVCA-2 Rev.3 Midi Programmable Volume Control

- 1 TC 1210 Spatial Expander+Stereo Chorus/Flanger

- 1 Behringer XR4400 Multigate Pro

Behringer MULTIGATE PRO XR4400 Quad Expander/Gate

- 2 Digital Music Corp. GCX Guitar Audio Switcher

Voodoo Lab GCX Guitar Audio Switcher

- 3 Behringer MX602 Professional Splitter/Mixer

- 4 TC Electronics G-Force

TC Electronic G-Force Guitar Multi Effects Processor

- 1 Loft Modular Device

- 2 Hughes & Kettner Rotosphere

Hughes & Kettner Tube Tools Tube Rotosphere MKII

- 5 Palmer PDI 03 Speaker Simulator

- 1 Ernie Ball 25K OHM Volume Pedal

Ernie Ball 6165 Stereo Volume/Pan Pedal

- 1 Axess Electronics FX1 Midi Footcontroler

- 3 M Brace Acoustic Guitar Holder

-1 Ultracase Guitar Vault and an Ultracase 8 Space Guitar Stand

- DLS Effects Versa Vibe (Dave at DLS told us (9/2010) that Alex is using this on the upcoming Rush Album)

DLS Effects Versa Vibe pedal

- Roland GR-500 guitar synthesizer

 

 

Strings
- Dean Markley Blue Steel Custom Lights strings (he endorses these)

Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings

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