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Killswitch Engage - Adam Dutkiewicz Guitar Gear Rig and Equipment

Adam Dutkiewicz is a guitar player from the metalcore band Killswitch Engage. If you haven't heard of them checkout an awesome song of theirs called Rose of Sharyn. Adam attended Berklee and eventually formed Killswitch Engage in Massachuetts. Adam has produced records for Killswitch and many other bands. He's been known to work at Zing studios out in Western Massachusetts.

Let's look at what gear and equipment has been seen in Adam's guitar rig!

 

 

 CoolClick the gear images for more info and specs at Musician's FriendCool

 

Guitars

- EVH Wolfgang Special guitar (his appears to be black body with maple fretboard, hardtail)

Evh Wolfgang Special Hardtail Electric Guitar Black

- Paul Reed Smith (PRS) Custom 22 (Dragon 2 pickups. Started using PRS in 2011) (PRS 24 pic below)

Prs Custom 24 Electric Guitar Black Slate

- Parker Adam Dutkiewicz Signature Fly Deluxe (with EMG Pickups) and also DragonFly guitars

Parker Guitars Dragonfly Df824 Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst

- Caparison PLM-3 guitars with EMG pickups (85 in the bridge, two SA single coils in the middle and neck positions)

- Caparison Dellinger-WM

- Fender Stratocaster with a Twin blade humbucker (way back)

- Framus Panthera Supreme guitar

- Schecter Diamond Series C 7

- EMG 81, 85, and 89 pickups

Emg Emg-Zw Zakk Wylde 81/85 Humbucker Set Black

- Takamine black classical EC132SC acoustic-electric

Takamine Ec132sc Acoustic-Electric Classical Guitar Natural

- Takamine sunburst TF450SMCSB

Takamine Tf450smsb Pro Series Nex Acoustic-Electric Guitar Sunburst

- Takamine H8SS

 

 

Amps and Cabinets

- Laney IronHeart 120 amps into IronHeart 4x12 cabs with Celestion V30s (2012)

Laney Irt120h 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black

- Laney Ironheart 1x12 and 2x12 combos (clean tones)

- Peavey 5150 head with Mesa/Boogie cabs (as mentioned in 2011 Guitar World)

Mesa Boogie Rectifier 240W 4X12 Standard Guitar Speaker Cabinet Black Straight

- Splawn Nitro amp (and cab loaded with Celestion Vintage 30 speakers - 2009)

- Orange Tiny Terror (used on "Take Me Away" for cleans)

Orange Amplifiers Tiny Terror Series Tt15 15W Tube Mini Amp Head Orange

- Fender Vibrolux (used on "Take Me Away" for cleans)

Fender Custom Vibrolux Reverb-Amp Combo

- Hughes and Kettner Triamps, with Mesa and Hughes & Kettner 4x12 Cabinets, both loaded with Celestian Vintage 30s (previously used)

Hughes & Kettner Triamp Mk Ii Tube Amp HeadCelestion Vintage 30 60W, 12

- Framus Cobra amps and Framus cabinets

- Mesa/Boogie Roadster, Lonestar and Triple-Rectifiers amps

Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier 150W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black

- EVH 5150 III head

Evh 5150 Iii 100W 3-Channel Tube Guitar Amp Head Ivory

- Peavey Classic 50 212 combo

Peavey Classic 50/212 Tube Combo Amp Tweed

- Egnater Renegade head

Egnater Renegade 65W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black/Biege

- Marshall JCM800

Marshall Jcm800 2203 Vintage Series 100W Tube Head

- Diezel VH4

Diezel Vh4 100W Tube Guitar Head Black

 

 

Effects and More

- Maxon AD9 Delay pedal

Maxon 9-Series Ad-9 Pro Analog Delay Pedal

- Sennheiser EW100 Wireless Unit

- Samson Powerbrite Pro

- Korg DTR-2000 Rack Tuner:

- Boss NS-2 noise supressor

Boss Ns-2 Noise Suppressor Pedal

-  Maxon OD808 Overdrive

Maxon Od808 Overdrive

- ISP Decimator (rack)

Isp Technologies Decimator Noise Reduction Pedal

- Maxon CS-9 Pro Chorus pedal

Maxon 9-Series Cs-9 Stereo Chorus Pro Pedal

- Maxon CP-9 Pro Plus Compressor pedal

Maxon Nine Series Compressor Pro+ Pedal

- Shure SM57 mics used for cab mics

Shure Sm57 Instrument/Vocal Microphone

- Heil PR40 mic (used on cab with the SM57)

Heil Sound Pr40 Large Diaphragm Multipurpose Dynamic Microphone

- Maxon RTD800

Maxon Rtd800 Real Tube Overdrive And Distortion Guitar Effects Pedal

- Boss AB-2 selector pedal

Boss Ab-2 2-Way Selector Pedal

- Planet Waves cables (Planet Waves site shows he uses American Stage Instrument Cables)

Planet Waves American Stage Instrument Cable 20 Feet

- Jet City JetDirect DI box

 

Strings

 - D'Addario EXL115 (.011–.049) strings

D'addario Exl115 Nickel Blues / Jazz Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack

- D'Addario XL electric guitar strings (EXL140 according to D'Addrio's Planet Waves page for Adam)

D'addario Exl140 Nickel Light Top / Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings

- DR Tite-Fit Guitar strings gauge .012-.052

Dr Strings Tite-Fit Jz-12 Jazz Nickel Plated Electric Guitar Strings

- Dunlop tortex picks (not sure exact model, but he said "small tortex" in the FRET12 interview)

Dunlop Tortex Jazz Guitar Pick Heavy 3 Dozen

- custom In-tune picks (1.14mm)

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