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Matt Thiessen is a co-founder, singer, guitarist (and more!) in the Christian rock band Relient K.

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

Matt playing guitar live on stage

 

 

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

 

Big thanks to Matt Kennedy for research/pictures of Thiessen's rig.


Guitars
- Gibson ES-335 guitar and other Gibson Hollowbody guitars

Gibson Custom 1959 ES-335 Historic Dot Reissue - cherry

- Gibson Tom Delonge Signature ES-333 (Epiphone version pictured below)

Epiphone Tom Delonge Signature ES-333 Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar

- PRS Singlecut (anyone verifiy that is what the blue guitar is?)

- Gibson Les Paul 'The Paul' model guitar (natural color. Either '79 or 80's model)

- acoustic guitar with LR Baggs M1A active pickup

LR Baggs M1A Active Soundhole Magnetic Pickup

- Gibson Firebird

Gibson Firebird 2010 Electric Guitar - based on 1963 model





Amps and Cabinets
- Bad Cat Lynx 50 amplifier head

- Mesa Dual Rectifier Solo Head

Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier 150W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Bad Cat cabinet






Effects

- T-Rex Fuel Tank Chameleon

T-Rex Engineering Fuel Tank Chameleon Power Supply

- TC Electronic Polytune pedal

TC Electronic Polytune 2 Pedal Tuner

- Sennheiser Wireless Unit

- Visual Sound Jekyll & Hyde pedal

Visual Sound V2 Series V2JH Jekyll and Hyde Overdrive and Distortion Pedal

- Visual Sound Route 66 American Overdrive pedal

Visual Sound V2 Series V2RT66 Route 66 Overdrive and Compression Guitar Multi Effects Pedal

- MXR Phase 90 pedal

MXR M-101 Phase 90 Pedal

- Boss Chromatic Tuner pedal

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner

- Monster Power PowerCenter

Monster Power PRO 800 High-Performance PowerCenter

- Mesa Rectifier pedal

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

 


 

Big thanks to Matt Kennedy for providing the following pictures of Matthew Thiessen's Relient K guitar rig.

This first set is from December 2012 at a Relient K show in Canton, OH.

 

The following pictures were from 2011.

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