Adrian, Janick and Dave's guitars and Steve's basses

matic22

Ancient Mariner
Forgot to mention this earlier but I absolutely love what a rousing endorsement it is:



I assume this means this is one of those "these products are cool, not that I actually use them" type endorsements, but even by those standards that's not a particularly marketable quote and I wish I knew how we ended up here. Did Steve just recommend Orange amps as a favor for a friend or something?
Closest I got to my trusty sound? LMAO. He used the same amps from 1982 until recently (with the exception of 1993-1998 when he used Trace Elliots).

Ade Emsley is the owner of Orange amps. Does this ring a bell? Yes the guy, who is mastering all of Maiden's work.
 

Kalata

Out of the Silent Planet
This pic is from the AMOLAD sessions.

Does someone knows what guitars are that (the red ones which are the most visible) - ESP ? And who is the owner of them?
 

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This pic is from the AMOLAD sessions.

Does someone knows what guitars are that (the red ones which are the most visible) - ESP ? And who is the owner of them?
The first red one is the Jackson 12/6 doubleneck used on COTD and probably OOTS on AMLOAD studio version.

The 2nd guitar (between the doubleneck and the #1 Sunburst FR Classic strat)... I have no idea.
 

Ascendingthethrone

Educated Fool
The first red one is the Jackson 12/6 doubleneck used on COTD and probably OOTS on AMLOAD studio version.

The 2nd guitar (between the doubleneck and the #1 Sunburst FR Classic strat)... I have no idea.
Could it be a Charvel San Dimas? Double humbucker, floyd rose and strat shape.
 

Kalata

Out of the Silent Planet
The first red one is the Jackson 12/6 doubleneck used on COTD and probably OOTS on AMLOAD studio version.

The 2nd guitar (between the doubleneck and the #1 Sunburst FR Classic strat)... I have no idea.
Oh yeah, the first one is the double neck used on COTD - how I missed it! Then we can agree that all these guitars are Adrian's.

The 2nd guitar could be Ibanez Roadstar?

EDIT: This Sunburst Strat is the one that Adrian used in TFF tour, right ?
 
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The_7th_one

Ancient Mariner
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The controls are very similar. The neck could be other. Charvel and Jackson usually combine different necks in their models.
 

matic22

Ancient Mariner
EDIT: This Sunburst Strat is the one that Adrian used in TFF tour, right ?
Nope. That was the Mexican Strat that is at Rock N Roll Ribs.

This guitar is H's main standard tuned stage guitar since 1995-2007, with the exception of Early Days tour. Also played on Psycho Motel albums, both Bruce albums and all of the reunion-era albums with the exception of TBOS, which was the #8432 Jackson Prototype mostly.

There is a shadow on the neck and makes it seem like a Rosewood fingerboard.


EDIT: Well, I'm wrong... It doesn't have a Floyd it seems...
 
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matic22

Ancient Mariner
Regearding the 2nd guitar, it could be indeed Roadstar RS 530...
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I never knew H owned a red Roadstar. I know that he has a blue sunburst one that was used on Powerslave record.
 

matic22

Ancient Mariner

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It's not a Roadstar. It has a different headstock.

P.S. H is playing his #1 Strat in that clip (100% sure), so that could still be it on that photo.
 

Kalata

Out of the Silent Planet
Is this the same Gibson Les Paul that Dave uses nowadays?

Btw, does someone has a quality picture of Dave with that guitar in the 80's?

Edit: I really like all the stage clothes that Maiden used during the 80's. So colorful :D And these singlets by Dave (blue&black, red&black and white&black on stripe) were his trademark.

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The_7th_one

Ancient Mariner
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I think it's not the same guitar, not just for the pickups. The 1985 Gibson are different in the label of the headstock. It has 2 lines the 2010 model has one line. Its a Gibson Special I think. And the 1985 is red sunburst and the 2010 is caramel sunburst
 

matic22

Ancient Mariner
Is this the same Gibson Les Paul that Dave uses nowadays?

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No. That's an early 80's Heritage Series LP Standard. Actually those models were one of the first burst reissues and were very expensive for the time. Dave had DiMarzios on that.

Nowadays Dave uses a 2010 Les Paul Traditional in Tobacco Sunburst with stock pickups, 2002 Les Paul Classic with JB and '59 (had stock pickups during TFF 2011 tour) and an Les Paul Axcess in Iced Tea Burst with JB and '59.
 

Kalata

Out of the Silent Planet
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I think it's not the same guitar, not just for the pickups. The 1985 Gibson are different in the label of the headstock. It has 2 lines the 2010 model has one line. Its a Gibson Special I think. And the 1985 is red sunburst and the 2010 is caramel sunburst
I'm sorry for not being clear enough. I wanted a picture of that guitar with Dave on stage live in the 80's.

Btw, what about this one?
 

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I'm sorry for not being clear enough. I wanted a picture of that guitar with Dave on stage live in the 80's.

Btw, what about this one?
I talked about it. Les Paul Axcess in Iced Tea sunburst with pickguard added later and pickups changed before TBOS sessions to JB and '59. Used heavily on the album along with 2002 Les Paul Classic and Memphis ES - Les Paul.
 
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