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Jerry Cantrell is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known for his work with the grunge/metal band Alice in Chains, as guitarist and main songwriter. He performs lead vocals on his solo projects, and was part of Alice in Chains' distinctive harmonizing dual-vocal style.

Jerry has played a variety of guitar gear and equipment over the years. Let's look at what gear and equipment has been seen in Jerry Cantrell's Gutiar Rig.

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Guitars

- G&L Rampage Signature Jerry Cantrell guitar (based on Jerry's original)

G&L Rampage Jerry Cantrell Signature Electric Guitar

- Dean Michael Schenker USA V guitar

- Dean Soltero - he plays the USA version (Note: there are pics of Jerry playing his Deans on their site)

- G&L Rampage - with Kahler tremolo and Seymour Duncan Jeff Beck pickups (his main guitars)

- G&L ASAT

G&L ASAT Classic Electric Guitar Clear Orange Maple Fretboard

- Musicman/Ernie Ball Van Halen

- Fender Stratocasters

- Fender Telecasters

Fender American Original '60S Telecaster Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar 3-Color Sunburst

- Gibson Les Paul customs (black and white)

Gibson Custom Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Black

- Gibson Les Paul '52 GoldTop

Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue Electric Guitar - P90s

- Gibson Les Paul Seventies GoldTop Standard

Gibson Custom Historic '57 Les Paul Goldtop Darkback Vos Electric Guitar Gold Top

- Gibson Les Paul Junior (bought from Heart's Nancy Wilson)

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Junior Single Cutaway Electric Guitar

- Gibson ES-335

Gibson Custom 1959 ES-335 Historic Dot Reissue - cherry

- Gibson SG (overdubs/solos on Black Gives Way to Blue album. Also using on tour)

- Hamer - with Sustainiac
- Danelectro bari guitar
- Guild D50 and JF30 acoustics

Guild D-50 Standard Acoustic Guitar Natural

- Line 6 Variax acoustic guitar

- Martin D-35 acoustic

- Lush Custom guitar (white, looks like a tele)

- Motor City "Afwayu" bridge pickup (Rampage)

- Motor City "2nd Degree Black Belt" bridge pickup (Les Paul)



Amps and Cabinets

- Friedman Jerry Cantrell Signature 100W Hand Wired Tube Guitar Head

Note: There's also a 20 watt version of the Friendman head called the Friedman JJ Junior Jerry Cantrell 20W Head

- Bogner Alchemist head (in his 2009 rack)

Bogner Alchemist Series Tube Guitar Amp Head Black

- Bogner Ubershall Head (in his 2009 rack)

Bogner Uberschall Series 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head with EL34s

- Bogner cabinets with Celestion V30 speakers (2009, 2010. Isolated now)

Bogner 412STU 210W 4x12 Uberkab Guitar Speaker Cabinet

- Peavey 5150 (given to him by Eddie Van Halen and used often)

- Fender Twin Reverb

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Twin Reverb Guitar Amp

- Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier

Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier 150W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Bogner Fish preamp (used often over the years)
- Marshalls
- Marshall 1960B Cabs 4x12" loaded with 25 watt "Greenback" Celestion speakers or Celestion vintage

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

- Hiwatt Custom Lead 30 (overdubs/solos on Black Gives Way to Blue album)

Hiwatt Custom 7 7w Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Vox AC30 (overdubs/solos on Black Gives Way to Blue album)

- Marsha amps (x2) 50-watts (made by Dave Friedman. Being used with the Shiva on 2009 tour. 2010 rig)

Friedman 100W 2CH Tube Guitar Head Black

- Bogner Shiva (has stated this is his main amp, in some interviews)

 Bogner Shiva Series 80W Tube Guitar Amp Head with EL34s Black

 

Effects

Note: Dunlop is making a signature model Cry Baby JC95 for Jerry

 

The following gear was seen in Jerry's July 2009 guitar rig:

- MXR EVH Flanger

- Xotic Effects AC Plus

Xotic Effects AC Plus 2-Channel Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal

- Eventide TimeFactor

- Boss CH-1 Super Chorus

- Boss TR-2 Tremelo

- MXR Smart Gate

- Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus

- Ibanez Tube Screamer TS808HW Hard Wired pedal (limited edition)

- Shure UL wireless units

- Whirlwind rack Multi Selector

- RJM Effects Gizmo

- Tone Freak Effects Buff Puff

- Dunlop Rotovibe

- Digital Music Corp. Ground Control GCX switcher with foot controller

- Dunlop Crybaby 535Q Multi-Wah Pedal

- Palmer pga05

- MXR Bass Octave

- Boss Chorus Ensemble

Boss Ce-5 Chorus Ensemble Pedal

 

 

Here is some gear that Jerry has been seen using in the past and present:

- BBE Soul Vibe (2010)

BBE Soul Vibe Pedal

- JC's Honky Box (Friedman Volume Cut Box)

- Line 6 MM4 Modulation Modeler

Line 6 MM4 Modulation Guitar Effects Pedal

- Line 6 Pod XT Pro

Line 6 POD HD Pro Guitar Multi Effects

- Alesis reverb/delay

- Dunlop Heil TalkBox

- Dunlop Dimebag Wah Pedal

Dunlop Dimebag Cry Baby From Hell Wah Effects Pedal

- ISP Decimator

- Eventide Harmonizer (pitchfactor version pictured below)

- BBE Sonic Maximizer

- MosValve Poweramp
- Boss TU-2 Tuner

- Electro Harmonix Big Muff pedal

- Pro Co Rat

- Furman Line Conditioner






Strings and Picks

- Dunlop electric strings .010-.046 gauge

- Dean Markley 2554 Blue Steel Cryogenic Custom Light Electric Guitar Strings (previously)

- Dunlop Extra heavy Tortex guitar picks (various sizes including black and purple ones)

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