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Daniel Johns is an Australian vocalist, composer, guitarist, and pianist, best known as frontman of the rock band Silverchair.

Daniel has played a variety of gear over the years and we will try to cover as much of it as possible.

Let's look at what gear and equipment has been seen in Silverchair's Daniel Johns' Guitar Rig.

 

Daniel Johns on guitar

 

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Guitars
- The Rock Axe

- Ibanez JEM

- Gibson Firebird (ebony color)

Gibson Firebird 2010 Electric Guitar - based on 1963 model

- Gibson Les Pauls (Honeyburst color)

- Paul Reed Smith (PRS) Custom 24 Emerald Green, Orange, and Custom Standard 24 guitars. Also Platinum Custom 22 guitar.

PRS Custom 24 Electric Guitar

- 70s Natural Fender Telecaster Deluxe

- Sunburst Fender Maverick or 'Custom'

- Gretsch (Super Chet)

- Gibson SG Heritage Cherry (including 1970’s model)

- Jackson Roswell Rhoads Platinum

- Hofner Galaxie Vintage 60's Model in Red

- Fender Mustang 60's model Lake Placid Blue

Fender Player Mustang Electric Guitar With Maple Fingerboard Sonic Blue

- Gibson acoustic (unknown model) Sunburst

- Paul Reed Smith (PRS) Standard Black McCarty

PRS Smokeburst McCarty Electric Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul Custom Ebony

Gibson Custom Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Black

- Gibson SG Deluxe CreamYellow

- Guild D-40 acoustic guitar

Guild D-40 Standard Acoustic Guitar Natural

- MJ Guitars Black Mirage and Standard Mirage Silver/Platinum models

- Fender Jazzmaster left-handed 1970’s Sunburst

Fender Vintera '60S Jazzmaster Electric Guitar Ice Blue Metallic

- Taylor 814CE

Taylor 814Ce V-Class Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

- Rickenbacker 33012 Semi-hollow 12-string Fireglow

- Maton EM325C Electro-Acoustic Sparkle-Finish

- black '72 Fender Telecaster Deluxe (He's been using the two 72 tele's a lot lately). Also a yellow one.

Fender Vintera '70S Telecaster Deluxe Electric Guitar 3-Color Sunburst

- Maton M42512 12-string acoustic

- Jackson Roswell Rhoads

 

Amps and Cabinets
- Marshall JCM900 Dual Reverb 100 watt (below is a JCM800 - close enough to a jcm900 for the picture, right)

- Soldano Hot Rod 100 (HR-100) - using these lately with Silverchair

Soldano Hot Rod 100 Plus 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Fender Tremolux (1960s model)

Fender Eric Clapton Signature EC Tremolux 12W 1x12 Hand-Wired Tube Guitar Combo Amp

- Mesa/Boogie (unknown model)

- Fender Twin Reverb

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Twin Reverb Guitar Amp

- Vox Amps (especially likes vintage ones)

- 4x12” Marshall cabinets

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

- Hiwatt Hi-Gain cabinets

 

 

Effects
- Digitech Whammy Pedal

DigiTech Whammy Pitch-Shifting Guitar Effects Pedal

- BOSS DD-20 Giga Delay

- Electro Harmonix Russian Big Muff

- Morley ABY Selector Combiner

Morley ABY Channel Switcher

- Boss DD-3 Delay

- Boss GE-7 EQ

- Rocktron Tsunami Chorus

- Electro Harmonix Small Stone Phaser

- ProCo Rat distortion pedal

- Ibanez Tube Screamer

Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer Effects Pedal

- Z.vex Fuzz Factory

- Boss OC-1 Octave

Boss OC-3 SUPER Octave Pedal

- Electro Harmonix Micro-Synth

- BSS-AR133 Direct Box

- Boss Chromatic Tuner

- Cry Baby volume/wah pedal (regular wah pictured below)

- Electro Harmonix Little Big Muff

Electro-Harmonix XO Little Big Muff PI Distortion Guitar Effects Pedal

- Boss HM-3 Hyper-Metal


Strings and picks
- D'Addario 11-52 gauge guitar strings

- white triangular Tortex picks 2mm (may be custom made - similar to the dunlops)

Dunlop Tortex Triangle Guitar Picks

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