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Michael "Padge" Paget is the lead guitar player and one of the founding members of the metal band Bullet for My Valentine. If you haven't had a chance to check out Bullet for My Valentine - do so - this band rocks!

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

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Guitars
- ESP Michael Paget Signature guitars

ESP LTD MP-600 Michael Paget Signature Series Electric Guitar

- emg 81(bridge) and emg 85(neck) pickups

EMG EMG-ZW Zakk Wylde 81/85 Humbucker Set

- ESP LTD EC-1000 VB

Esp Ltd Deluxe Ec-1000 Electric Guitar Black

- ESP Ninja Michael Amott Signature

- ESP Dave Mustaine Seymour Duncans Taken out Replaced by EMG 81 & EMG 60
- ESP Eclipse one in vintage blbk The Other in Trans Cherry
- ESP Explorer black used at brixton
- Gibson Flying V white used at brixton

Gibson Flying V Electric Guitar Antique Natural

- Gibson Explorer used during the 2005 download fest

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Explorer Electric Guitar

- Jackson RR5 PRO in BLBK

Jackson USA RR1 Randy Rhoads Select Series Electric Guitar

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

Epiphone Zakk Wylde Bullseye Les Paul Custom Plus Electric Guitar

- Aria Pro II (one of his first guitars)

- ESP SV guitar

 

 

Amps and Cabinets

- Peavey 6505 amp heads

- Peavey JSX120 heads

- 2 Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifiers

Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier 150W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Roland JC-120 for clean sounds

- Mesa 300-watt 4x12 cabinets

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




Effects and More
- Dunlop SW-95 Slash wah

- Ibanez TS9 tube screamer

Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer Effects Pedal

- Sound Sculpture ABCadabra midi a/b switcher

- Boss NS-2 noise suppressor

- Ebtech hum eliminator

Ebtech 2-Channel Hum Eliminator

- Boss TU2 chromatic tuner

- Roland mini foot controller operated by tech offstage

- Furman power conditioner

- TC Electronic g-system rack unit

- Sennheiser ew300 wireless unit

- Zakk Wylde overdrive (Methods of Mayhem tour)

MXR ZW-44 Wylde Overdrive Pedal

- Line 6 POD X3 Pro Rack unit

Line 6 POD HD Pro Guitar Multi Effects





Strings

- Ernie Ball .010-.052's with a .056 replacing the .052.

- Rotosound Blues 10-52 gauge guitar strings, but he swaps the .052 with a .056

- Dunlop Nylon .73mm/.88mm picks

Dunlop Nylon Standard Guitar Pick


Go to the next page for pictures of Padge's Guitar Rig.

 

 

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