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Kaoru is a Japanese musician who plays guitar in the metal band Dir En Grey.

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

Kaoru playing guitar on stage

 

 

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Thanks to Dir En Grey management for providing us with 2011 rig info!

Also see our Dir En Grey Interview for pictures and info.



Guitars
- ESP D-KV-440 guitar

- ESP D-KV-440-T.O.M guitar

- ESP VP-SL7 guitars

- ESP D-KV-EXL7 guitar

- ESP Ganesa guitars (past)



Amps and cabinets
- Diezel VH4 Amplifier Head

Diezel Vh4 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Bogner 4X12 straight guitar Cabinet (Kaoru told us that he has a new cabinet with quick attack on his gear wishlist)

Bogner 412STU 210W 4x12 Uberkab Guitar Speaker Cabinet

- Mesa or Marshall 4x12 cabs often used on tour

Mesa Boogie Rectifier 240W 4x12 Standard Guitar Speaker Cabinet Black StraightMarshall 1960A or 1960B 300W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet






Effects
- Rocktron PatchMate Controller

Rocktron Patchmate Loop 8 MIDI Switcher

- Custom Audio Electronics 4x4 Audio Controller

- Dunlop DCR-ISR Crybaby Rack Wah

- Boss LS-2 Line Selector pedal

- DigiTech WH-1 Whammy pedal (newer version pic below)

DigiTech Whammy Pitch-Shifting Guitar Effects Pedal

- Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man pedal

Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man XO Analog Delay Guitar Effects Pedal

- Electro-Harmonix EH-5000 Frequency Analyzer pedal

- MXR Flanger pedal

MXR M-117R Flanger Effects Pedal

- LINE 6 POD X3 LIVE (newer pod pic below. The X3 is discontinued)

Line 6 POD HD500 Guitar Multi-Effects Processor

- AMT E-1 Legend Amps pedal

- BOSS GE-10 Graphic Equalizer pedal (Boss stopped making the GE-10 in 1985. GE-7 pic below)

- KORG DTR-1 Rack Tuner

- TC Electronic TC 2290 Dynamic Digital Delay

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