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Brad Whitford is a musician and guitarist for the hard rock band Aerosmith. If you know rock, you know who this man is.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Aerosmith guitar player Brad Whitford's Guitar Rig.

We researched pictures given to us by an Aerosmith guitar tech, along with articles and interviews to get you a nice list here. Don't forget to check out the sweet pictures we have of Brad's guitar gear too.

CoolClick the gear images for more info and specs at Guitar CenterCool

Guitars
- Brad has many guitars. Here's a quick taste:
- Gibson Les Paul Goldtops ('53 and other years)

Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Standard Historic Reissue Goldtop VOS Antique Gold

- Gibson Les Paul flametop reissues

Gibson Custom 1960 Les Paul Plaintop Reissue VOS Electric Guitar

- Fender gold-painted Stratocaster vintage '66

Fender Classic Series '60s Stratocaster Electric Guitar Lake Placid Blue Rosewood Fretboard

- Floyd Rose Redmond Series solidbody

- Gretsch guitars

- ’53 Gibson ES-295 (epiphone version pictured below)

- Gibson 2005 Tom Murphy Les Paul

- B.C Rich Eagle guitars

- Music Man Game Changer Reflex guitar (black, HH)

Music Man Game Changer Reflex HH Electric Guitar

 

Amps and Cabinets
- Divided by 13 FTR-37 amps

- 3 Monkeys Brad Whitford Model amp

- Bogner 4x12" cabinets with Chevy Chevelle SS396 logos

Bogner 412STU 210W 4x12 Uberkab Guitar Speaker Cabinet

- Fender Super Champ (honkin on bobo album)

Fender Super-Champ X2 15W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp




Effects and More
- ADL Juicebox

- AnalogMan King of Tone overdrive pedal

- Danelectro Reel Echo Tape Simulator Pedal

Danelectro Reel Echo Tape Simulator Pedal

- Divided by 13 Lift pedal (boost pedal)

- Dunlop Crybaby Q Zone pedal

- DLS Effects Chorus~Vib pedal

DLS Effects Chorus Vibe

- DLS Effects EchoTap

DLS Effects EchoTap pedal

- Electro Harmonix POG Polyphonic octave generator

Electro-Harmonix POG2 Polyphonic Octave Generator Guitar Effects Pedal

- Hiwatt Custom Tape Echo Effects Processor

- Keeley Modded TS9Dx

Ibanez TS9DX Turbo Tube Screamer Effects Pedal

- Klon Centaur

- Line 6 MM4 Modulation Guitar Effects Pedal

Line 6 MM4 Modulation Guitar Effects Pedal

- Modded Ibanez TS9

Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer Effects Pedal

- Monster Power Conditioner

Monster Cable PRO 3500 Rack PowerCenter

- Samson UR-5 Wireless

- Signal Switch

- TC-Electronic G-System

TC Electronic G-System Integrated Guitar Effects and Controller

- Way Huge Aqua-Puss Analog Delay

Way Huge Electronics Aqua-Puss MkII Analog Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- Z Vex Wah Probe pedal

ZVex Vexter Series Wah Probe Guitar Effects Pedal




Strings and Picks
- "On Les Pauls, I use .009-.042s. On Strats and Teles, I basically go with a .010, or in some cases a little heavier. If I tune a guitar down, I might go to an even heavier gauge." - Brad Whitford

- Dunlop 1 mm black nylon picks

Dunlop Nylon Standard Guitar Pick

 

Go to the next page for excellent pictures of Aerosmith's Brad Whitford's guitar rig.

 

 

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