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Ray Toro is the American lead guitarist and one of two backup vocalists for My Chemical Romance. He has been known to play Gibson Les Paul guitars with Seymour Duncan pickups through Marshall amplifiers.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in My Chemical Romance's Ray Toro's Guitar Rig.

Ray on guitar

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Guitars
- Gibson Les Paul Standard (Seymour Duncan Phat Cat SPH90-1 P90-style pickups in it)

Gibson 2014 Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar

- Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus

- Gibson Les Paul Standard with Seymour Duncan JB SH-4 in the bridge position and the neck pickup is stock

Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Humbucker Pickup

- Gibson Les Paul Junior (see the Dead! Live in Mexico video)

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Les Paul Junior Electric Guitar Satin Vintage Sunburst

- Toro has said in interviews that he is considering adding Fender Tele/Strat to his rig

- Epiphone Sheraton II (black. seen in live video)

Epiphone Sheraton II Electric Guitar

- Gibson or Epiphone Explorer - it appears to be the Epiphone, with changed pickups (Korina)

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Explorer Electric Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul Custom

Gibson Custom Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Black

- Epiphone Wilshire (white. Seen in Every Snowflake video. Prob the Iero Phantomatic)

Epiphone Wilshire Phant-O-Matic Electric Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Ruby Burst 1976

- Gession Les Paul Knock-Off

 

 

Amps and Cabinets

- 2 Dave Friedman amps (Ray said in 2011 interview they are similar to JCM800's)

Friedman 100W 2CH Tube Guitar Head Black

- Marshall modded JCM800

Marshall JCM800 2203 Vintage Series 100W Tube Head

- Metropoulos Plexi replica

- Marshall Vintage Modern

Marshall Vintage Modern 2466 Tube Amp Head

- Marshall JCM 2000 DSL100 amplifier heads

Marshall DSL100H 100W All-Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Marshall 1960A and 1960AX checkered cabinets 4x12"

Marshall 1960AX or 1960BX 100W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet

- Randall RM100 (used in the past)

Randall MTS Series RM100MF 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black

- Crate BV300H and Randall Cyclone seen in videos

- Hiwatt amplifier head

Hiwatt Custom 7 7w Tube Guitar Amp Head

 

Effects and More
- Dunlop Rotovibe (according to Dunlop site)

- MXR EVH Phase 90 (according to Dunlop site)

MXR EVH Eddie Van Halen Phase 90

- Dunlop Crybaby wah

Dunlop Original Cry Baby Wah Pedal

- Boss GE-7 EQ pedal

Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal

- Boss Pitch Shifter (Ray says this is to do harmonies)

- Boss CE-5 Chorus Ensemble

- Electro-Harmonix POG Polyphonic Octave Generator (Toro called this one of his favorite pedals, in a 2011 Guitar World interview)

Electro-Harmonix POG2 Polyphonic Octave Generator Guitar Effects Pedal

- Furman Power Conditioner

Furman PL-Plus C Power Conditioner

- Fulltone Clyde wah (2011 pic)

Fulltone Clyde Standard Wah Guitar Effect Pedal


- Ernie Ball Volume pedal (2011 pic)

Ernie Ball 6166 Mono Volume Pedal

- Voodoo Lab Ground Control (2011 pic)

Voodoo Lab Ground Control Pro MIDI Foot Controller

- Boss Phaser

Boss PH-3 Phase Shifter Pedal

- Boss Chromatic Tuner

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner

- EHX Big Muff

Electro-Harmonix Classics USA Big Muff PI Distortion / Sustainer Guitar Effects Pedal

- MXR Carbon Copy pedal

MXR M169 Carbon Copy Analog Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- Ibanez TS-9 Tube Screamer pedal

Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer Effects Pedal

- Budda Wah pedal (likely the first version)

Budda BRS-97020 Budwah Wah Guitar Effects Pedal

- Custom Built Pedal Board and rack by Dave Friedman & Rack Systems

- MXR Smart Gate Pedal

MXR M-135 Smart Gate Pedal

- Tone Freak Naked Over Drive Pedal

- TC Electronic Harmonizer Pedal

- ZVex Super Duper Overdrive Pedal

ZVex Vexter Series VSD Super Duper 2-in-1 Boost Guitar Effects Pedal

- Bullet Cable

Bullet Cable Silver Bullet Straight Instrument Cable 20 Foot

 

 

 

Strings and Picks

- Dunlop Nickel Plated Steel Electric Guitar Strings - Medium Heavy

Dunlop Nickel Plated Steel Electric Guitar Strings - Medium Heavy

- .011-.052 S.I.T. strings

SIT Strings S1150 Medium Light Power Wound Nickel Electric Guitar Strings

- Dunlop Tortex yellow picks (appears to be the sharp ones. Custom printed. Seen in 2011)

Dunlop Tortex Sharp Guitar Picks 1 Dozen

- Dunlop black nylon 1 mm picks

Dunlop Nylon Standard Guitar Pick

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