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Chris Cheney is the guitarist and lead vocalist in the Australian rock band, The Living End. A talented guitarist, his trademark Guitar is a Gretsch White Falcon and he uses mainly distortion and modulation effects.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in The Living End guitar player Chris Cheney's guitar rig. As always, if you have info to add/remove from here, leave a comment.

 

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Guitars
- 2 x Gretsch White Falcon Guitars (Early 90s models 1955 re-issue)

- 1961 Gretsch Double Anniversary (Plus two other vintage anniversary models)

- Gretsch Tennessean (Used on the recording of Hellbound)

- Gretsch 6120 Brian Setzer Signature Series

- Black Gretsch Duo Jet Guitar (sold on Ebay)

- Gibson Firebird (refinished in white)

Gibson Firebird 2010 Electric Guitar - based on 1963 model

- Gibson '59 Les Paul Junior Guitar

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Junior Single Cutaway Electric Guitar


- Fender Guitars are currently producing a Chris Cheney Signature Series Gretsch Guitar (6126CC). Cheney has been working closely with Fender to refine the guitar. In the video for the song "Rising Sun" Chris uses a prototype of the 6126CC. Changes are currently being made before Cheney gives the go-ahead on the project, most notably the removal of the zero-fret. The prototype was not used in the recording of the song despite featuring in the video clip.

- Gretsch G6118

Gretsch Guitars G6118 Anniversary

 

 

 

Amps and Cabinets
- Bogner Vintage 30's Speaker Cabs

Bogner 212C 60W 2x12 Guitar Speaker Cabinet

- 2 x 100 Watt Wizard Modern Classic Amplifier Heads

- 1 x Fender Supersonic

Fender Super-Sonic 60 60W 2x12 Guitar Speaker Cabinet

- 1 x Matchless



Effects and More
- FullTone Fulldrive 2

- Ibanez Tube Screamer

- Line 6 DL4 Delay Modeler

- Dave Ulbrick Custom Drive Pedal

- Boss digital delay

- GCX controller

- custom made foot controller / voodoo lab foot controller




Strings and Picks
- 11 - 14 - 18 - 30 - 46 - 52 Gauge Ernie Ball Stings

Ernie Ball 2208 Slinky Nickel Wound Light Electric Guitar Strings

- Dunlop Tortex .88 picks

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