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Mick Thomson is one of the guitar players for the nine-piece band Slipknot. Thomson is known as member #7 in the band.

Up until 2008 Mick has used EMG Active Pickups (81, 85) but as of 2008 he began using Seymour Duncan Blackout Active Humbuckers.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in the Slipknot guitar player Mick Thomson's guitar rig.

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Guitars

- Ibanez MTM-100 and MTM-10 guitars

Ibanez Mick Thomson Signature MTM100 Electric Guitar BlackIbanez Mick Thomson Signature MTM10 Electric Guitar Blood Red

- Ibanez MTM1 and MTM2 Mick Thomson signature models tuned B,F#,B,E,G#,C#

- Ibanez Custom RG 6 (Red, Black, and White models with "SEVEN" inscribed on the fretboard, tuned to B F# B E G# C#)

- Ibanez Custom S Series (Silver, with "SEVEN" inscribed on the fretboard, tuned to A E A D F# B)

- Ovation custom Mick Thomson MT37 acoustic

Ovation 2010 Celebrity Deluxe Mick Thomson Limited-Edition Acoustic-Electric

- Mick used to play B.C. Rich (Warlock/Bich) before his contract with Ibanez

B.C. Rich Pro X Bich Shadow

 

Pickups

- Seymour Duncan EMTY Mick Thomson AHB-3 Blackouts

Seymour Duncan AHB-3 Mick Thomson EMTY - Signature Blackouts Active Humbucker Set

 



Amps and Cabinets

- Rivera Mick Thomson Signature Series KR-100-MT 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Rivera Mick Thomson Signature Series K412-MT 280W 4x12 Tube Guitar Extension Cabinets

Rivera Mick Thomson Signature Series K412-MT 400W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet Black Straight

- Rivera K7 Knucklehead Reverb amplifier heads (EL34 power tubes) and KR7 4x12 cabs w/ 100w Celestion speakers

Rivera K120TRE Knucklehead Tre 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head with Reverb

- Single 12 Randall Iso cab

Randall Isolation 12 Speaker Cab

- Line 6 Spider III (Practice)

Line 6 Spider IV 75 75W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp

- Carvin BR100 speaker in the iso cab

- VHT/Fryette Pittbull amp

Fryette Pittbull Ultra-Lead G100UL/EQ 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head

 

Effects and More
- BBE 482i Sonic Maximizer

BBE 482i Sonic Maximizer

- Marshall JMP-1 Pre-Amp

- Boss GX-700 Pre-Amp

- Jim Dunlop Jimi Hendrix Octave fuzz

- Ibanez TS-808 Tube Screamers

Ibanez TS808 Vintage Tube Screamer Reissue

- Electro Harmonix Bass Balls (Russian)

Electro-Harmonix Nano Bassballs Envelope Filter Bass Effects Pedal

- Furman Power distribution

Furman PL-Pro C Power Conditioner

- dual Audio Technica wireless units

- Whirlwind Switcher

Whirlwind Selector A/B Box

- Custom Audio Electronics 4x4 switchers

- Voodoo labs pedal power

Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ Power Supply

- Boss Super Overdrive (to boost leads)

Boss SUPER OverDrive SD-1 Pedal

- Line 6 Pod Xt

Line 6 POD HD Pro Guitar Multi Effects

- Dunlop Crybaby custom Rack wah

Dunlop Cry Baby Rack Wah

- Boss NS-2 Noise Supressor

Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressor Pedal

- Boss TU-2

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner

- GCX rack unit

Voodoo Lab GCX Guitar Audio Switcher

- Boss GT-Pro multi effects rack unit

 

 

Strings and Picks

- D'Addario EXL117 electric guitar strings (11-56 gauge, as shown on D'Addario website)

D'Addario EXL117 Medium Top/Extra-Heavy Bottom, Nickel-Wound Electric Guitar Strings

- Previously Used Custom Gauge Ernie Ball Strings (11-15-18-28-38-58 and 12-16-20-30-40-64)

-  Dunlop Jazz III picks and more recently, the new Carbon Fiber Max Grip Jazz III Pick

Dunlop Nylon Jazz III Guitar Pick

Dunlop Max Grip Jazz III Carbon Fiber Guitar Picks

Hendrix Octave

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