Paul Landers' equipment
Guitars (studio & live)
Gibson Les Paul custom
During the Reise, Reise tour, Paul used a Gibson Les Paul Studio. Paul left this guitar but keeps a black Gibson Les Paul that he customized. He removed the pickguard, added a white edging and kept only one volume knob. This guitar is used in standard tuning, drop C or drop D. This is the most used guitar on the LIFAD tour.
ESP Eclipse I CTM PL Paul Landers
Paul Landers has two ESP signatures guitars. A black one with white edging that he already used during the Reise, Reise tour, and a silver with black edging, new.
|Construction Type||Solid body|
|Neck construction||Set in neck|
|Scale Length||24,75" / 62,9cm|
|Fretboard Inlays||Flag inlays|
|Pickup||H-H, 2x Humbucker|
|Pickup Neck||EMG 60|
|Pickup Bridge||EMG 81|
|Pick up selecter||3-way toggle|
|Controls||2x volume, 2x tone|
|Hardware||Gotoh auto-block in chrome|
Paul uses a Shure 520DX Green Bullet microphone, mounted on a spring that switches off with the foot.
Paul does not communicate on his gear. However, here a list of equipment he uses or has used in the past.
|Amp heads||Bogner Uberschall|
Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifiers
Engl Powerball Amplifier
|Pre-amp||Tech 21 SansAmp PSA-1|
|Power amp||Mesa Boogie Strategy 500 Power Amp|
|Speakers||Marshall Amplification 4x12 Cabinets|
Mesa Boogie 4x12 Cabinet
Engl 4x12 Cabinets
Paul uses the Guitar Rig software to record demos or riffs ideas:
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- Gibson Les Paul Black Beauty (studio)
- ESP LTD EC-50 Black (Mann gegen Mann video)
- Gibson Les Paul Studio Ebony (Reise, Reise tour)
- Ibanez AXS32 TKF (Reise, Reise tour)
- Sandberg Custom 1-String Plasma White (Mutter tour)
- Music Man Axis Ex (from 1994 to the Reise, Reise tour)
- Music Man Axis (from 1994 to the Mutter tour)
- Takamine EF341SC (acoustic guitar)
- Shure SM58 (Reise, Reise tour)
- Shure 520DX Green Bullet (Reise, Reise tour)
- Shure Beta 58A (Mutter tour)