Alex Lifeson

Alex Lifeson

Alex Lifeson

Alex Lifeson

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Guitars

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Gibson Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess Electric Guitar

Gibson Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess Electric Guitar

During this rig rundown with "Premier Guitar", Rebecca Dirks talks with Alex ... more

Gibson ES-355 Electric Guitar

Gibson ES-355 Electric Guitar

At 1:44 of this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

PRS CE 24

PRS CE 24

At 3:00 of this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

1952 Fender Telecaster Reissue

1952 Fender Telecaster Reissue

At 3:45 of this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

Amplifiers

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Hughes & Kettner TriAmp MK II Guitar Amplifier Head

Hughes & Kettner TriAmp MK II Guitar Amplifier Head

"Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's tech Scott Appleto... more

Hughes & Kettner Coreblade 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

Hughes & Kettner Coreblade 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

At 9:28 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

Mesa/Boogie Mark V 90-Watt Tube Head

Mesa/Boogie Mark V 90-Watt Tube Head

At 0:20 in this video on Alex Lifeson's gear, one can clearly see a Mark V be... more

Hiwatt Custom 100 Amplifier Head

Hiwatt Custom 100 Amplifier Head

used on Hemispheres album, and live slightly before, afterwards. Two heads p... more

Effects Pedals

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Dunlop Cry Baby DCR-2SR Rack Module

Dunlop Cry Baby DCR-2SR Rack Module

At 7:08 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, we're shown Alex's Cry B... more

Radial Tonebone Headbone VT Amp Head Switcher

Radial Tonebone Headbone VT Amp Head Switcher

At 8:46 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar* we're shown a still frame... more

Maestro PS-1A Phase Shifter

Maestro PS-1A Phase Shifter

Which guitars did you use on Rush's first LP, Rush? I used the 335 and... more

Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble

Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble

Which guitars did you use on Rush's first LP, Rush? I used the 335 and... more

World Instruments

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Garrison Baritone Mandolin

Garrison Baritone Mandolin

At 5:15 of this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

Studio Equipment

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Furman Sound AR-PRO AC Line Voltage Regulator

Furman Sound AR-PRO AC Line Voltage Regulator

At 6:50 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

Palmer PDI-03 Speaker Simulator

Palmer PDI-03 Speaker Simulator

At 6:59 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

TC Electronic 1210 Spatial Expander Stereo & Chorus/Flanger

TC Electronic 1210 Spatial Expander Stereo & Chor...

At 7:54 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

TC Electronic G-Force Multi Effects Processor

TC Electronic G-Force Multi Effects Processor

At 7:50 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

Music Accessories

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Rush Custom Dunlop Medium Pick

Rush Custom Dunlop Medium Pick

At 11:12 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's t... more

Needs Review Gibson 498T Alnico Humbucker

Gibson 498T Alnico Humbucker

According to the site his signature guitar contains 498T pickup in bridge pos... more

Live Setup Accessories

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Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Ultra Guitar Effects Processor

Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Ultra Guitar Effects Processor

At 8:30 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

Microphones

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Audio-Technica AEW-R5200 Wireless System

Audio-Technica AEW-R5200 Wireless System

At 1:10 of this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

Needs Review Telefunken M80 dynamic

Telefunken M80 dynamic

Telefunken M80 Black model used for R40 Live. more

Needs Review Placid Audio Copperphone

Placid Audio Copperphone

at 0:37, a Placid Audio Copperphone can be seen in a stand/holder slightly be... more

Mixers

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RJM IS-8 Audio Switching System

RJM IS-8 Audio Switching System

At 5:53 of this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Moog Little Phatty Stage II

Moog Little Phatty Stage II

At 10:50 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's t... more

Korg MPK-130 Midi Pedal Keyboard

Korg MPK-130 Midi Pedal Keyboard

At 11:00 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's t... more

Needs Improvement Roland GR-500

Roland GR-500

Used on the song "Hemispheres" ...I remember seeing them on the Permanent Wav... more

Other Gear

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Mesa Boogie High Gain Amplifier Switch

Mesa Boogie High Gain Amplifier Switch

At 7:08 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, we're shown Alex's [Cry ... more

Axess Electronics GRX4 Guitar Router/Switcher

Axess Electronics GRX4 Guitar Router/Switcher

At 7:32 of this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

Hughes & Kettner Triamp MK II Guitar Amplifier Head Alex Lifeson Signature Edition

Hughes & Kettner Triamp MK II Guitar Amplifier He...

At 9:15 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's te... more

Axess Electronics FX1 MIDI Footcontroller

Axess Electronics FX1 MIDI Footcontroller

At 10:20 in this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Rush's Alex Lifeson's t... more

Gear Guides

7 Best Guitar Tuners

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Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated November 2019

The Top 11 Overdrive Pedals - 2020 Edition

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Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated February 2020

11 Best Distortion Pedals for Guitar: Metal, Classic Rock, and Beyond

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated March 2020

5 Best Online Guitar Lessons Websites in 2020

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated June 2020