Tag: EMG

Les Claypool Amplifier and Effects rig – Primus (2/2)

Welcome back, It’s part 2 of Les Claypool’s Amplifier and Effects Rig. Les’ amplifier rig is a little bit of a mystery. While he endorsed both Mesa Boogie and Ampeg over the years, it seems he was never satisfied with his rig. Swapping amplifiers and cabinets, in and out more than any other bass player covered on the channel. Did…




Geezer Butler Amplifier Rig – “Know Your Bass Player” (2/3)

Geezer Butler Amplifier Rig Rundown This is part 2 of the Geezer Butler Amplifier Rig. In this episode we explore his amplifiers from the early years to “The End”. Look at his effects and analyse his strings and pickups. Geezer, along side Tony Iommi have been big users of Laney equipment before moving onto Ampeg and…




Jason Newsted Bass Rig – Know Your Bass Player

Welcome back to our fourth episode of Know Your Bass Player and today we’re talking the Jason Newsted Bass Rig Rundown formerly of Metallica. Jason contributed to the core years of Metallica after much growing pain. When he eventually was given creative space and created such fan favourites such as “My Friend of Misery, “King…