Search the Site

Uber Guitar Quizzes

Think you know something about guitar gear? Take our:

Guitar Gear Quiz Or Metal Gear Quiz Or Guitar Pedal Quiz - New!

Latest Comments

  • Poison - C.C. Deville Guitar Gear Rig and Equipmen...Matty b said More
    Wah wah pedals for sure 16 hours ago.
  • Tool - Danny Carey Drum Kit Gear and Drum Set Equi...JustDrum said More
    ... 1 week ago.
  • Exodus - Gary Holt Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentAnonymous said More
    Gary went to using Marshall DSL 100H amps then to Marshall... Tuesday, 16 July 2019
  • Exodus - Gary Holt Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentJerald Fulks said More
    That is the Kemper profile they tour with since 2015. So... Tuesday, 16 July 2019
  • Exodus - Gary Holt Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentJerald Fulks said More
    Gary has three of them too.
    Tuesday, 16 July 2019
  • Vinnie Moore Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentDarius said More
    IMHO Vinnie sounded the best with Laney AOR 100. Minds Eye... Sunday, 14 July 2019
  • Rolling Stones - Keith Richards Guitar Gear Rig an... Jimmy said More
    What’s the green Tele? Tuesday, 02 July 2019
  • John Frusciante's Guitar Gear Rig and EquipmentLeo said More
    I don't know know much about ssl-1 does that means only... Tuesday, 02 July 2019
  • Five Finger Death Punch - Zoltan Bathory guitar Ge...Spitfire said More
    I saw him say in a video he was now using a 66 gauge string. Wednesday, 12 June 2019
  • Five Finger Death Punch - Jason Hook Guitar Rig Ge...Spitfire said More
    Any source on the string gauges? It all seems pretty... Wednesday, 12 June 2019
  • Metallica - Lars Ulrich's Drum Kit and Drum Gear E...Kiet Le said More
    10 12 14 16 racks 2 18 floors 2 16x24 kicks Monday, 27 May 2019
  • Cliff Burton Bass Rig - MetallicaTerry said More
    He used the bass balls in Orion, in the beginning. That... Friday, 03 May 2019
  • Guthrie Govan Guitar Rig Gear and EquipmentMIKE HILL said More
    Thursday, 18 April 2019
  • Disturbed - Dan Donegan's Guitar Gear Rig and Equi...Robert Ricks said More
    He has about 8 guitars in various drop tunings . C c# on up... Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Roberto Trujillo is a bassist who played in Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Black Label Society and Ozzy Osbourne's band before joining Metallica in 2003. Nice resume!

Although at times Trujillo has been known to use a pick, he prefers to use his fingers, like the early Metallica bassist Cliff Burton, but unlike Trujillo's predecessor Jason Newsted (who used a pick almost exclusively). He is also a very skilled slap bass player, as ably demonstrated in his work for Suicidal Tendencies, and particularly Infectious Grooves, where he used the technique extensively.

Let's look at what gear and equipment has been seen in Robert Trujillo's Bass Rig.

Robert Trujillo on bass

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

Basses

- Nash P-Bass

- Warwick Robert Trujillo Signature bass (blue)

- In Aug 2008, it was announced Robert was using custom Yamaha basses. The basses are modeled after the TRB5PII and are "Rat rod" inspired.

- Fernandes Guitars Gravity 5-string basses particularly a model with a silver finish, blue flame decals, and EMG pickups

- Zon Guitars signature bass model, the Sonus RT

- Prior to Metallica, he was most often seen to play Tobias ( 5-strings Classics and Basics), ESP and Musicman Stringray basses (all 5-strings), as well as a Fender Precision Bass with Black Label Society and Ozzy Osbourne
Music Man StingRay 5 5-String Bass GuitarFender American Standard Precision Bass with Rosewood Fingerboard

- Rickenbacker 4001 Bass - modified (emg pickups)

- "Bass Of Doom" - a defretted mid-1960s Fender Jazz Bass formerly owned by Jaco Pastorius

 

 

Amps and Cabinets
- Ampeg SVT-410HLF cabinet

Ampeg SVT-410HLF Classic Series Bass Cabinet

- Ampeg SVT-810AV cabinet

Ampeg SVT810AV SVT Anniversary Cabinet

- Ampeg SVT-3Pro bass amp

Ampeg SVT-3PRO Series Head

- Ampeg SVT-AV amplifier

- Ampeg SVT II PRO bass amplifiers

Ampeg SVT-2 Pro Series Amp Head

- Mesa Boogie Rectifier amplifiers

Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier 150W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Mesa Boogie 4x12 speaker cabinets

Mesa Boogie Rectifier 240W 4x12 Standard Guitar Speaker Cabinet Black Straight

 


Effects and more
- Morley Power Wah pedals

Morley Power Wah Pedal

- EMG pickups

- Dunlop Crybaby Bass Wah Pedal

Dunlop Cry Baby 105Q Bass Wah Pedal

- Dunlop MXR Bass D.I.

MXR M-80 Bass Direct Box with Distortion

- T.C. Electronic chorus pedal

TC Electronic Stereo Chorus Flanger

- dbx 160X compressor (modified)

dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter

- BBE 411 Sonic Maximizer

BBE 482i Sonic Maximizer

- Furman PL-Pro Power Conditioners

Furman PL-Pro C Power Conditioner

- Shure UR-4D Wireless Receiver

- Korg DTR-1000 tuner

- T.C. Electronics D-Two

TC Electronic D-Two Multi-Tap Delay

- Voodoo Labs Ground Control Pro

Voodoo Lab Ground Control Pro MIDI Foot Controller

- Electro Harmonix Q-Tron

Electro-Harmonix XO Q-Tron Envelope Filter Guitar Effects Pedal

- MXR Smart Gate

MXR M-135 Smart Gate Pedal

- Boss OC-2 Octave pedal

Boss OC-3 SUPER Octave Pedal

- MXR Phase 100

MXR M-107 Phase 100 Effects Pedal

- Sansamp Bass Driver DI

Tech 21 SansAmp Bass Driver DI

- Tech 21 XXL

 

Strings

- Dunlop Robert Trujillo Icon Series Bass Strings

Dunlop Robert Trujillo Icon Series Bass Guitar Strings - 4 String Set

- Dean Markley Bass Strings - Magnum roundwounds with a heavy B (.130)

Like what you see?

Close

Hit the buttons below to follow us, you won't regret it...