Guitars

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Gibson Trini Lopez Standard Custom Reissue Electric Guitar

Gibson Trini Lopez Standard Custom Reissue Electr...

"This guitar, I've made every single Foo Fighters record with it. This one. T... more

Gibson Inspired By Dave Grohl DG-335 Electric Guitar

Gibson Inspired By Dave Grohl DG-335 Electric Guitar

Inspired by one of his favorite guitars, the Gibson Trini Lopez, Dave Grohl a... more

Epiphone FT-79 Texan

Epiphone FT-79 Texan

"I'm looking at this beautiful Epiphone," says Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters... more

Gibson SG Standard Electric Guitar

Gibson SG Standard Electric Guitar

"In 'Headwires' the high, picking part in the middle eight is an SG through t... more

Amplifiers

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Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier 100-Watt Tube Head

Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier 100-Watt Tube Head

Dave Grohl uses the Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier mainly for creating dirty soun... more

Vox AC30 Guitar Combo Amp

Vox AC30 Guitar Combo Amp

When asked what was the fundamental guitar-sound recipe for the album, There'... more

Mesa/Boogie Rectifier Standard 4x12'' Straight Cabinet

Mesa/Boogie Rectifier Standard 4x12'' Straight Ca...

Whenever guitarist Dave Grohl wants to create a dirty sound he uses several M... more

Needs Improvement 1950s Fender Twin

1950s Fender Twin

"In addition, Grohl -- who played all the guitar parts on Nothing Left -- aba... more

Effects Pedals

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Effects pedals

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Pro Co RAT Distortion Pedal

Pro Co RAT Distortion Pedal

"Sometimes we'd double a track using an old Pro Co Rat, and then hard-pan the... more

Needs Improvement Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man

Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man

"The main riff is an Explorer playing through the Memory Man and the Vox, and... more

MXR M101 Phase 90

MXR M101 Phase 90

Dave Grohl uses an MXR M-101 Phase 90 Pedal in his pedalboard. His MXR Phase ... more

Boss DM-2 Analog Delay

Boss DM-2 Analog Delay

A permanent component of Dave Grohl's pedalboard, the Boss DM-2 Analog Delay ... more

Drum Sets

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Drum sets

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DW Custom Jazz Series (Custom Laser Blue)

DW Custom Jazz Series (Custom Laser Blue)

This video by DW Drums shows Dave Grohl playing the DW Jazz Series Drums in L... more

Remo Falam Slam

Remo Falam Slam

While tuning the drums for Dave Grohl, drum tech Gersh uses the Remo Flam Pad... more

Tama Granstar, Silky Yellow finish and Superstar Snare, Natural finish

Tama Granstar, Silky Yellow finish and Superstar ...

This photo from Nirvana Live Guide is of Dave Grohl's kit 1990-1991. It was d... more

Tama Granstar II, Fire Storm Red finish and Artwood Snare, Black finish

Tama Granstar II, Fire Storm Red finish and Artwo...

Dave Grohl used this kit for the US Nevermind tour from 10/13/91 onward (imag... more

Cymbals

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Zildjian 20" A Custom Crash

Zildjian 20" A Custom Crash

This photo of Dave Grohl's Them Crooked Vultures cymbal setup comes from a mu... more

Zildjian 15" K HiHats

Zildjian 15" K HiHats

The Drum Tech for Dave Grohl lists the Zildjian 15" K Hi Hats as part of his ... more

Zildjian 19" K Custom China

Zildjian 19" K Custom China

In this live picture of Dave Grohl's Them Crooked Vultures cymbal setup, it s... more

Zildjian 20" A Custom Rezo Crash

Zildjian 20" A Custom Rezo Crash

According to Dave Grohl's Drum Tech 'Gersh', the Zildjian 20" A Custom Rezo C... more

Drumsticks

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Aquarian Power-Sleeve 2B

Aquarian Power-Sleeve 2B

Dave Grohl used Aquarian Power-Sleeve 2B sticks while in Nirvana. His drum te... more

Snare Drums

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Snare drums

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DW Aluminum Snare Drum

DW Aluminum Snare Drum

Dave Grohl's Drum Tech 'Gersh' shows Dave's Them Crooked Vultures set up as h... more

Tama Artstar II, Piano Black finish and Superstar Snare, Natural finish

Tama Artstar II, Piano Black finish and Superstar...

This Tama Artstar II kit in piano black was Dave Grohl's primary setup for th... more

Needs Review Keplinger Stainless Steel Snare Drum 6.5”x14”

Keplinger Stainless Steel Snare Drum 6.5”x14”

This photo shows Dave Grohl during the Queens Of The Stone Age Era. He appear... more

Microphones

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Microphones

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Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Asked about any tricks to recording natural guitar sounds, guitarist Dave Gro... more

Shure UHF-R Wireless Microphone System

Shure UHF-R Wireless Microphone System

Dave Grohl's setup includes a Shure UHF-R wireless system with auto-assigning... more

Sennheiser MD 431 II

Sennheiser MD 431 II

In [this source](http://www.mixonline.com/news/headline/Foo-Fighters-Sennheis... more

Needs Review Shure Beta 58A Vocal Microphone

Shure Beta 58A Vocal Microphone

Dave can be seen using this mic at this presentation, at the time of 0:46 is ... more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Software plugins and vsts

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Peterson Strobosoft VST Strobe Tuner

Peterson Strobosoft VST Strobe Tuner

Joe Beebe, Dave Grohl's guitar tech, uses the Peterson Strobosoft VST Strobe ... more

Needs Review Soundtoys EchoBoy Analog Echo Processor

Soundtoys EchoBoy Analog Echo Processor

Used on Grohl's vocals for "The Pretender", as stated by mix engineer Rich Co... more

Needs Review Digidesign Bomb Factory Pultec EQP-1A

Digidesign Bomb Factory Pultec EQP-1A

Used on Grohl's vocals for "The Pretender", as stated by mix engineer Rich Co... more

Needs Review Avid Audio Reel Tape Suite

Avid Audio Reel Tape Suite

The Reel Tape Saturation was used on Grohl's intro vocals for "The Pretender"... more

Studio Equipment

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Neve 8028 Mixing Console

Neve 8028 Mixing Console

In this source link you can find out about Dave Grohl using the Neve 8028 mix... more

Needs Review Universal Audio UREI 1176-LN Peak Limiter

Universal Audio UREI 1176-LN Peak Limiter

Used on Grohl's guitar for "The Pretender", as stated by mix engineer Rich Co... more

Needs Review Universal Audio 175

Universal Audio 175

Used on Grohl's vocals for "The Pretender", as stated by mix engineer Rich Co... more

Needs Review SPL 9629 De-Esser

SPL 9629 De-Esser

Used on Grohl's vocals for "The Pretender", as stated by mix engineer Rich Co... more

Music Accessories

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Planet Waves Screeching Halt Acoustic Soundhole Cover

Planet Waves Screeching Halt Acoustic Soundhole C...

He uses this for every time he uses an acoustic (Or et-lease every time live... more

Needs Review Dunlop Acoustic Curved Trigger Capo 83CN

Dunlop Acoustic Curved Trigger Capo 83CN

In this live performance of "Wheels", Dave Grohl is visible using a Dunlop 83... more

Jim Dunlop Solid Strap D3809 Black

Jim Dunlop Solid Strap D3809 Black

In this photo Dave Grohl can be seen using a Jim Dunlop Solid Strap D3809 in ... more

Needs Review Rio Grande Barbeque Bucker

Rio Grande Barbeque Bucker

According to Rio Grande website, he uses a BBQ Humbucker Set more

Studio Monitors

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Studio monitors

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Barefoot Sound MicroMain 27 Studio Monitor

Barefoot Sound MicroMain 27 Studio Monitor

These Barefoot monitors can be seen in Dave Grohl's studio at 2:55 in this vi... more

Bass Guitars

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Bass guitars

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Epiphone Jack Casady Signature

Epiphone Jack Casady Signature

In this performance of "Hangin' Tree", Grohl can be seen playing an Epiphone ... more

Needs Improvement Gibson RD Standard Bass

Gibson RD Standard Bass

Grohl can be seen in this photo playing a Gibson RD Standard Bass. more

Fender Precision Bass    (Duplicate)

Fender Precision Bass (Duplicate)

Grohl can be seen playing a Fender Precision Bass Olympic White in this photo. more

Needs Review Guild B30E Semi-Acoustic Bass

Guild B30E Semi-Acoustic Bass

On his unplugged tour with Nirvana. They covered "Jesus Don't Want Me For A S... more

Drum Hardware

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DW 9500 Hi-Hat Stand

DW 9500 Hi-Hat Stand

The DW "Kitbuilder" for Dave Grohl lists the DW 9500 hi-hat stand as part of ... more

DW 9700 Heavy Duty Boom Cymbal Stand

DW 9700 Heavy Duty Boom Cymbal Stand

On the DW artist page for Dave Grohl, the Kitbuilder link shows Dave as havin... more

DW 9100AL Air Lift Round Throne

DW 9100AL Air Lift Round Throne

This close-up picture of Dave Grohl's Them Crooked Vultures DW drumset shows ... more

DW 9300 Snare Drum Stand

DW 9300 Snare Drum Stand

The DW "Kitbuilder" for Dave Grohl lists the DW 9300 snare drum stand as part... more

Strings

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D'Addario EXL115

D'Addario EXL115

Joe Beebe, Grohl's guitar tech says, “I use D’Addario EXL 115s, but I throw ... more

Other Gear

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