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Matt Tuck plays both rhythm guitar and also lead guitar, as well as being lead vocalist in the metalcore band Bullet for My Valentine. He can also play drums, keyboards, the recorder and harmonica.

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

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Guitars

- B.C. Rich guitars (switched to these in 2011. Has JR Deluxe V (2 EMG) and a Mockingbird Pro X Hardtail and a white Warlock)

B.C. Rich Pro X Mockingbird HardtailB.C. Rich JRV Icon Electric Guitar

- B.C. Rich Matt Tuck Signature V guitar (silver sparkle paint)

- Jackson Matt Tuck Signature Rhoads Guitar

- Matt Tuck signature Jackson Rhoads model  has EMG 81 pickups

EMG EMG-81 Humbucking Active Guitar Pickup

- Jackson RR1T Black one and white one w/black bevels andreverse head

Jackson USA RR1 Randy Rhoads Select Series Electric Guitar

- Jackson RR5 Pro series

- Jackson Kevin Bond Signature (Blood Red Bevels, used live for "Cries in Vain" at Club Quattro)

- Gibson Les Paul Raw Power Standard with EMG 81's(on Scream, Aim, Fire Album)

- Fender Stratocaster American white with maple neck

- Gibson Flying V

Gibson Flying V Electric Guitar Antique Natural

- Gibson Les Paul Custom (his guitar is white)

Gibson Custom Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Black

- Epiphone Zakk Wylde Les Paul Custom Bullseye - the white/black bullseye (as stated by the band in a Guitar Edge Interview)

Epiphone Zakk Wylde Bullseye Les Paul Custom Plus Electric Guitar

- Taylor acoustic 514CE guitar

Taylor 514ce Mahogany/Cedar Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

 



Amps and Cabinets

- Diezel VH4 amp

Diezel Vh4 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Two Peavey 6505 Heads in Rack Case (Extra Head is for backup)

- Two Mesa Engineering 4X12 Standard Rectifier Cab-Straight

Mesa Boogie Rectifier 240W 4x12 Standard Guitar Speaker Cabinet Black Straight

- Roland Jazz Chorus amp (for clean)

- Laney GH100L amp head

Laney GH50L 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black




Effects and More
- Ibanez TS-9 Tube Screamer

Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer Effects Pedal

- 2 Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressors

- Boss TU-2 Chromatic Tuner

- Peavey Channel Switcher

- Morley Bad Horsie Wah

- Sennheiser EW300 Wireless Unit

- MXR Wylde Overdrive pedal

MXR ZW-44 Wylde Overdrive Pedal

- Whirlwind switcher

Whirlwind Selector A/B Box

- Voodoo Lab Pedal Power

- Ibanez CS9 Stereo Chorus (Maxon CS-9 pic below)

- Line 6 POD X3 Pro (for cleans - replaced the Roland JC amp)

Line 6 POD HD Pro Guitar Multi Effects

 

 

Strings and Picks
- Rotosound Roto blues Strings gauges (.010, .013, .017, .030, .042, .052).052 replaced with a 56

- Dunlop Tortex picks .50mm Red Color (or as one person reported, may be the .60mm ones)

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