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J.D. Cronise is an American musician and leader of the heavy metal band The Sword. Born in Roanoke, Virginia, Cronise is a lead guitarist, vocalist, producer and principal songwriter for The Sword, which he formed in Austin, Texas in 2003. If you haven't heard the sword, check them out - they'll remind you of classic metal like Black Sabbath.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in The Sword's frontmans guitar rig.

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Guitars
- ’79 Gibson Explorer II, which is loaded with a DiMarzio Super Distortion pickup in the bridge

- BC Rich Exotic Classic Mockingbird guitar

B.C. Rich Exotic Classic Mockingbird Electric Guitar Spalted Maple

- Gibson Les Paul Custom (wine red)





Amps and Cabinets

- Orange Rockerverb 100

- Orange AD140

- Orange OR80 amplifier (EL34 tubes and aftermarket output transformer)

- Orange 4x12 PPC 412 HP8 cabs with black tolex

- Marshall 4x12 cab loaded with 70-watt Celestions (recording)





Effects and More

- Electro-Harmonix Metal Muff (used for distortion)

- Rocktron Hush

- MXR Phase 90

- MXR Flanger

- Boss TU-2 Tuner Pedal

- Dunlop DC Brick to power the pedals

- Lehle ABY switch

- MXR Carbon Copy

- Electro-Harmonix Micro Synth pedal

 




Strings and Picks
- Ernie Ball strings gauged .010-.052

- Dunlop heavy picks

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