John Sykes

John Sykes

John Sykes

John Sykes

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Guitars

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Needs Review Gibson Les Paul Custom             (Duplicate)

Gibson Les Paul Custom (Duplicate)

John's main guitar is a 1978 model Gibson Les Paul Custom and it has been use... more

Needs Review 1959 Gibson Les Paul Sunburst

1959 Gibson Les Paul Sunburst

Above is John's 1959 Les Paul Sunburst. This Les Paul is pictured on the cove... more

Needs Review Ibanez JS1200 Joe Satriani Signature Guitar

Ibanez JS1200 Joe Satriani Signature Guitar

Another new addition is this Joe Satriani Model Ibanez. What makes this speci... more

Needs Review Fender 1961 Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Fender 1961 Stratocaster Electric Guitar

John often uses this guitar for recording clean guitar sounds. For example, h... more

Amplifiers

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Marshall JCM 800 2204

Marshall JCM 800 2204

For the last ten + years of Thin Lizzy tours or Sykes tours, John has been p... more

Mesa Boogie Mark IIB Coliseum

Mesa Boogie Mark IIB Coliseum

For much of the Whitesnake '87 album and first Blue Murder album John used 2 ... more

Marshall JCM800 Cabinet 4x12"

Marshall JCM800 Cabinet 4x12"

For speaker cabinets, John uses Marshall 4x12 cabinets, Mesa Boogie metal gri... more

Mesa Boogie 4x12 Cab 4JB Half Back

Mesa Boogie 4x12 Cab 4JB Half Back

For speaker cabinets, John uses Marshall 4x12 cabinets, Mesa Boogie metal gri... more

Effects Pedals

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Needs Review Dunlop Cry Baby Wah Pedal

Dunlop Cry Baby Wah Pedal

The rack setup used during the later Blue Murder days included a Mesa Boogie ... more

Needs Review Dunlop Crybaby Wah DCR-1SR

Dunlop Crybaby Wah DCR-1SR

As listed and seen in John's flight case from his Blue Murder era. more

Needs Review Juice Goose PD-1 Power Distributor

Juice Goose PD-1 Power Distributor

As listed and seen in John's flight case from his Blue Murder era. more

Needs Review Rocktron Juice Extractor

Rocktron Juice Extractor

As listed and seen in John's flight case from his Blue Murder era. more

Studio Equipment

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Needs Review Lexicon PCM-70 Reverb

Lexicon PCM-70 Reverb

The rack setup used during the later Blue Murder days included a Mesa Boogie ... more

Needs Review Lexicon PCM-41

Lexicon PCM-41

It's mentioned as one of the effects he uses on his official website. more

Music Accessories

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Needs Review Dunlop Tortex Standard 1.14mm Guitar Picks

Dunlop Tortex Standard 1.14mm Guitar Picks

It's mentioned as one of the strings & picks he uses on his official website. more

Needs Review Gibson Dirty Fingers Humbucker Pickup

Gibson Dirty Fingers Humbucker Pickup

According to the site he used use Dirty Fingers pickup in the bridge position. more

Live Setup Accessories

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Needs Review H&H V800 Power Amplifier

H&H V800 Power Amplifier

It's mentioned as one of the effects he uses on his official website. more

Strings

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Ernie Ball 2221 Regular Slinky 10-46

Ernie Ball 2221 Regular Slinky 10-46

John uses Ernie Ball Strings -- "Regular Slinkys" or "Reinforced Plain Steel"... more

Needs Review Ernie Ball Power Slinky Strings

Ernie Ball Power Slinky Strings

As listed and seen in John's flight case from his Blue Murder era. more

Other Gear

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Needs Review Mesa Boogie High Gain Amplifier Switch

Mesa Boogie High Gain Amplifier Switch

As listed and seen in John's flight case from his Blue Murder era. more

Gear Guides

13 Best Reverb Pedals for Guitar

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated March 2020

The Top 11 Overdrive Pedals - 2020 Edition

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated February 2020

13 Best Fuzz Pedals for Guitar

Giulio Chiarenza Mason Hoberg

Giulio Chiarenza & Mason Hoberg

Updated October 2020

7 Best Guitar Tuners

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated November 2019