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Michael Amott is a British/Swedish guitarist, songwriter, founding member of the bands Arch Enemy, Spiritual Beggars, and Carnage, as well as a member of the legendary death metal band Carcass.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Michael Amott's guitar rig. Below is a list of the gear Amott has used over the years.

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- Dean USA Michael Amott Signature Tyrant guitar

- Dean Michael Amott Tyrant X Electric Guitar - Black and Splatter models

Dean Michael Amott Tyrant X Electric Guitar Classic BlackDean Michael Amott Signature Tyrant X Splatter Electric Guitar Custom Graphic

- Dean Schenker Flame V guitar

- Dean 30th Anniversary V

Note that Michael stopped using ESP in 2008 when he switched to Dean endorsement

- ESP 2008 Ninja (used in the Black Crusade Tour '07/08; 2 versions, one with Floyd Rose tremolo, also 24 frets and 25.5 scale)

- ESP Ninja Michael Amott signature series (previously AV-395 Ninja)

- ESP AV-310MA Flying V models (previous signature model only available in Japan, discontinued)

- ESP Custom F-Series model (seen in Live Apocalypse DVD)

- Ibanez RG 550 (no longer used. Used in Carcass 1990-1992)

- Gibson Les Paul Custom (white, no longer used, seen in the video for 'The Immortal')

Gibson Custom Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Black

- Fernandes "Burny" Les Paul Custom (White, Arch Enemy video 'The Immortal')
- Fernandes "Burny" Les Paul Custom (Black)

- Gibson Les Paul 1957 Goldtop Reissue (seen in the video for 'Bury Me An Angel')

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Antique Gold

Amps and Cabinets

- Marshall JVM410H amplifier

Marshall JVM Series JVM410H 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Randall V2 ninja amp head (inspired and designed by Amott)

- Randall rm100m with 2 ultra xl modules and either blackface or deluxe for cleans

Randall MTS Series RM100MF 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black

- Randall XL Cabinets

Randall RV Series RV412 270W 4x12 Guitar Speaker Cabinet Black

- Peavey 5150 (Pre-Doomsday Machine)

- Krank Revolution and Krankenstein (previously used)

Krank Revolution REP 120W Tube Guitar Amp HeadKrank Krankenstein + KRPBK00 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black

- Krank "Revolution" cabs (loaded with Celestion Vintage 30's)

Krank Revolution 4x12 Speaker Cabinet

- Peavey XXX amplifier

Effects and More
- BOSS OC-2 pedal

Boss OC-3 SUPER Octave Pedal

- BOSS TU-2 Chromatic Tuner

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner

- Digitech GSP1101 (Multi effects processor)

DigiTech GSP1101 Guitar Multi Effects Processor

- Digitech Control 2 Foot controller

Digitech Control2 Foot Controller Black

- Dunlop 19" Rack mounted custom Wah DCR-2SR with two remotes on stage

Dunlop Cry Baby Rack Wah

- Dunlop Zakk Wylde wahpedal

Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal

- Ibanez AD-9 Analog Delay

Maxon 9-Series AD-9 Pro Analog Delay Pedal

- Ibanez TS-808 Tube Screamer

Ibanez TS808 Vintage Tube Screamer Reissue

- MXR Phase 90

MXR M-101 Phase 90 Pedal

- Providence PEC-2 Routing System

- Roland SDE-3000 Rack Delay Unit

- Seymour Duncan SFX-01 Pickup Booster

- Shure ULXP4 Wireless Unit

Shure ULXP4 Wireless Receiver

- Rocktron Hush Super C (Noise Gate)

Rocktron HUSH Super C Stereo Guitar Noise Reduction System

- VOX V847 wah-wah pedal

Vox V847A Wah-Wah Pedal

- ZOOM G9.2tt (Used on demo's for "Rise Of The Tyrant" album 2006-2007)

- Maxon AF-9

Maxon AF-9 Auto Filter


Strings and Picks

- Rotosound MAS11 Michael Amott Signature strings gauges 11,15,18,32w,44w,59w

- D'Addario Strings (11-59 custom set)

- has been seen with blue Dunlop tortex pick

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