Ricardo Amorim is a guitar player in the band Moonspell, which is a Portuguese black metal/gothic metal band with death/doom metal elements, formed in 1989 as Morbid God.
Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Ricardo's guitar rig.
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Thanks to kurotenshi for providing us with an eye witness account of what gear Ricardo was using in Lisbon in March 2009. We also supplemented this info with more details from our research.
- Amfisound custom model guitar (custom V like shape with “Moonagram” symbols on the neck and a “Evil S” logo on the headstock)
- Ibanez AEL Acoustic guitar
- BC Rich guitars
Amps and Cabinets
- Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier head
- Mesa Boogie 4x12 cabinet
- Marshall 4x12" cabinets
- In a picture from the end of 2008, Ricardo is seen with an Engl head and Engl cabs
- Ricardo has used Peavey amps years ago
Effects and More
- T.C. Electronics G-System
- white Boss pedal on top of amp (Ricardo has stated that he has a delay pedal plugged into his rectifier loop channel, so this is probably a Boss DD-7)
- Tube Screamer pedal
- Boss NS-2
- Ricardo has been seen with grey and black picks on his mic stand. They may be Dunlop Nylon picks. One of our readers also say him using Purple Tortex picks.