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Emppu Vuorinen is a Finnish guitarist, best known as a member of symphonic female fronted metal band Nightwish. He started to play guitar as a private study at the age of 12 and since then he has played in various bands including Nightwish, of which he is a founding member, Brother Firetribe and Altaria.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Nightwish guitar players rig.

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Guitars
- custom made ESP Horizon
- ESP EV-1 with Seymour Duncan pickups (TB-5 in the bridge, SHR-1n in the middle and an SH-2n in the neck) 1 in purple and 1 in white. Note, the EV stands for Emppu Vuorinen.

Seymour Duncan TB-5 Custom Trembucker PickupSeymour Duncan SHR-1 Hot Rails Stacked Single-Coil Pickup

- ESP Eclipse in Vintage Black

ESP Standard Series Eclipse II

- Washburn CS-780 - white and purple guitars with golden hardware

- LTD MH-400 guitars



Amps and Cabinets
- Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifiers

Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier 150W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Mesa Boogie Stereo 50 Amplifier

- Marshall speaker cabinets A and B's

Marshall 1960A or 1960B 300W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet

- Bogner + Engl amps also used in recording (exact models?)

Bogner Uberschall Series 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head with EL34sEngl Powerball II 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head




Effects and More
- Beyer Dynamics Opus 500 MKII Wireless

- Sansamp PSA-1 Rack Preamp

Tech 21 Sansamp PSA1.1 Preamp

- T.C. Electronics G-MAJOR

TC Electronic G-Major 2 Guitar Multi-Effects Processor

- Jim Dunlop Cry Baby Volume/Wah

- Digitech Whammy XP-100 (newer version pic below)

DigiTech Whammy Pitch-Shifting Guitar Effects Pedal

- Boss FC-50 Midi Controller

- Boss FS-5U Tap/Tempo pedal

Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch

- Morley Volume/Wah pedal

Morley Power Wah Volume Pedal

- specially modified Boss MT-2 by Von Lehmann (CHINA SYNDROME)

Boss MT-2 Metal Zone Effects Pedal



Strings
- DR LT-9...42 gauge (for E-Tune Guitars)

DR Strings LTR-9 Hi-Beam Nickel Light Electric Guitar Strings

- DR MT-10...46 gauge (for D-Tune Guitars)

DR Strings Tite-Fit MT-10 Medium-Tite Nickel Plated Electric Guitar Strings

 

Go to the next page for pictures of Emppu's guitar rig.

 

 

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