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Joshua Homme is an American Rock musician and multi-instrumentalist. He was a founding member of the desert rock band Kyuss, and also as the founding and only continuous member of the hard rock band Queens of the Stone Age ( QOTSA ), in which he sings and plays guitar and sometimes bass. Homme co-founded and occasionally performs with Eagles of Death Metal as its drummer, and continues to produce and release a musical improv series with other musicians, mostly from the Palm Desert Scene, known as The Desert Sessions. Josh also plays in the super group Them Crooked Vultures with Dave Grohl and other musical greats.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Queens of the Stone Age Josh Homme Guitar Rig.

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Guitars

- MotorAve BelAire guitar

- 1984 Ovation Ultra GP guitars

- Fender Telecaster

- Gibson Les Paul

Gibson 2014 Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar

- Gibson SG

Gibson SG Standard Electric Guitar

- Gibson Marauder Custom
- Maton MS503
- Maton MS524
- Epiphone Dot

Epiphone Dot Electric Guitar

- Maton BB1200 "Betty Blue" in Black, Blue, Red Wine and a Tobacco with Scroll Tailpiece
- Motor Ave Bel Aire - Black with Silver scratchplate
- Maton MS526 with Bigsby
- Maton MS500 12 String Homme Signature (Josh Homme's signature guitar)
- Gibson Barney Kessel Signature
- Yamaha SA503 TVL in Black (Troy Van Leeuwen's signature guitar)
- Teisco '68 V-2
- Ampeg Dan Armstrong plexiglass guitar

- Gibson 1956 ES-225

- Gibson ES-125 (3/4 scale)

- Gretsch archtop electric

- Lotus guitar (built by Andy Manson)

- Seymour Duncan Pickups: SH-1, SHR-1b (as listed on the Seymour Duncan site)

Seymour Duncan SH-1 1959 Model Electric Guitar Pickup

 

 

Amps and Cabinets
- Ampeg Vt-22 combos and Ampeg VT-40's with 2x12 cabs
- Ampeg V-4
- Vox AC30

Vox Custom AC30C2X 30W 2x12 Tube Guitar Combo Amp

- Fender Black Face Bassman amplifier

Fender Vintage Reissue '59 Bassman LTD

- Matchless Hotbox

- Sunn Model T

- Teisco Checkmate 25

- Greedtone JHI-100 amplifiers with matching RG212 cabinets

 

Josh has been seen using these amps and cabs with Them Crooked Vultures:

- Supro Sportsman head
- 1939 Gibson EH-150 (built in 12" and also run into 2x12 cab)
- ported Klear Sound plexiglass 4x12 cab w/Celestions

- 1938 Gibson EH-185 amp

- Gorilla Combo amps

 

Effects and more
- Boss tuner

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner

- Electro Harmonix Bass Micro-synth

Electro-Harmonix Bass MicroSynth Effects Pedal

- Ernie Ball VP JR Volume pedal

Ernie Ball VP Junior 25K Active Volume Pedal

- Boss SD-1

Boss SUPER OverDrive SD-1 Pedal

- Way Huge Aqua Puss (400ms analog delay - rare and expensive)

- old Morley wah

- Whirlwind Selector pedal

Whirlwind Selector A/B Box

- Fulltone Clyde Wah

Fulltone Clyde Standard Wah Guitar Effect Pedal

- Boss GE-7 EQ

Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal

- SIB! Echodrive

- Fulltone Ultimate Octave

Fulltone Ultimate Octave Guitar Effects Pedal

- Maestro Stage Phaser

- Lovetone Meatball

- Dunlop Crybaby Q-Zone (from our research, this pedal is basically like a stationary crybaby pedal, so you can set it on one frequency and turn it on or off)

- Smart Peoples Factory Red Threat Distortion/Fuzz box

- Smart Peoples Factory Green Line Overdrive Pedal

- Electro Harmonix Small Stone

Electro-Harmonix Nano Small Stone Phase Shifter Guitar Effects Pedal

- Electro-Harmonix POG Polyphonic Octave Generator Pedal

Electro-Harmonix POG2 Polyphonic Octave Generator Guitar Effects Pedal

- MXR Phase 90

MXR M-101 Phase 90 Pedal

- Dunlop Crybaby Classic Wah

Dunlop Original Cry Baby Wah Pedal

- Herco flex 75 guitar picks

- Maestro Parametric Filter MPF-1 (said to have replaced with a Stone Deaf FX PDF-1)

- Roland RE-20 Space Echo

- Moogerfooger Ring Modulator

Moog MF-102 Moogerfooger Ring Modulator

- Moogerfooger low-pass Filter

Moog Moogerfooger Low Pass Filter

- Little Labs IBP Analog Phase Alignment Tool

- Electro Harmonix Octave Multiplexer

Electro-Harmonix XO Octave Multiplexer Guitar Effects Pedal

- Black Arts Pharoah Fuzz

- Fulltone FatBoost

Fulltone FatBoost 3 FB-3 Guitar Effects Pedal

- Digitech Whammy pedal

- FUZZROCIOUS The Demon pedal

 

 Go to the next page for pictures of Josh Homme's Rig

 

 


 

 

Thanks to a supercool flickr user named kavita41 for giving us permission to display pedalboard photos that were taken at a Queens of The Stone Ages gig. Thanks Kavita! Check out the pedalboard pic below!

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