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Tommy Thayer is an American musician and the current lead guitarist of the rock group Kiss. Tommy also has played with other bands such as Black N' Blue.

Let's take a look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Tommy's guitar rig.

Tommy playing guitar 

CoolClick the gear images for more info and specs at Guitar CenterCool

 

Guitars
- Gibson Les Paul Sunburst 1960 Re-issue (2003)

Gibson Custom 1960 Les Paul Plaintop Reissue VOS Electric Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul Silver Sparkle (2006. Built by Gibson custom-shop)

- Gibson Les Paul 1958 Re-issue (Honeyburst. 2000)

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1958 Les Paul Plaintop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Iced Tea

- Gibson Les Paul Black 1960 Re-issue (2003)

- Gibson Les Paul Deluxe (1972. Seymour Duncan JB pickups)

Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Humbucker Pickup

- Gibson Les Paul Custom (1976. Black. Seymour Duncan JB pickups)

Gibson Custom Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Black

- Gibson Les Paul Standard (1975. Dimarzio Super Distortion pickups)

DiMarzio DP100 Super Distortion Pickup

- Gibson 1961 Reissue SG (used on Sonic Boom album)

Gibson 1961






Amps
- Hughes & Kettner Tommy Thayer Signature Duotone amplifiers

Hughes & Kettner Tommy Thayer Duotone-TT Tube Guitar Amp Head Zebra


- Hughes & Kettner Cabs

Hughes & Kettner CC412 A3 280W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet

- Hughes & Kettner Statesman combo (one of the amps used on Sonic Boom)

Hughes & Kettner Statesman Series STM Dual EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Marshall Master Volume from the late 70's (additionally used on Sonic Boom)

- Battery powered Orange practice amp (used in tandem with some other sounds for solos on Sonic Boom)

 

 

Effects
- Tommy has stated in a Q&A on his site he has never been a big effects pedal user

- vintage Ibanez Tube Screamer (for solos on Sonic Boom)

Ibanez TS808 Vintage Tube Screamer Reissue

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