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«Billie Joe Armstrongs Equipment

Guitar, amps, distortion, picks and strings:


  • Billie's main guitar "Blue 2", it is a Fender Stratocaster.

  • Billie's old main guitar "Blue", was a Fernandes Stratocaster copy of Fender Stratocaster with a Seymour Duncan "Jeff Beck" humbucker pickup in the bridge position. He only plays through one pickup. The front two in the guitar, are never even turned on.
  • He also has:
  • Fender Jag-stang (sonic blue; used during Insomniac Tour)
  • Gibson Classic Series ES-135 and ES-335
  • Guild acoustic guitar (brown sunburst colour; used for "Good Riddance")

  • and loads of other guitars that he uses.

    Amps & Cabinets:

  • He uses an old 100 W Marshall amp 1959 SLP and 1960 4x12" Marshall Cabinets.
    He doesn't use any pedals and all the distortion comes from the amp.
    You can get one anywhere but keep in mind that his amp have been modified.
  • Picks and strings:

  • The pick that Billie Joe uses is a Dunlop Tortex Standard .88mm (green).
  • The strings that Billie Joe uses are an Ernie Ball .10 strings kit.

  • «Tre Cools Equipment



  • Slingerland drumkit
  • 18x22 Slingerland Bass drum
  • 5 1\2 x 14 Slingerland Radio King Snare and 6 1/2x14 Chrome snare
  • 11x14 Slingerland mounted tom
  • 16x16 Slingerland floor tom

    Cymbals and sticks:

  • 19" Zildjian K Dark Thin Crash on the left
  • 20" Zildjian A Medium Ride on right
  • 22" Zildjian K Heavy Ride on the bottom right
  • 14" Zildjian K Medium Top and 14" K Medium Heavy Bottom Hi-Hats
  • Zildjian Super 5B drumsticks

    Other accessories:

  • Remo Power Stroke 3 on snare and bass drums
  • Remo Coated emperors on tops of toms, clear ambassadors on bottoms
  • Remo Falam Slam Pad on the bass drum

    «Mike Dirnt Equipment

    Equipment: Amp, Bass, strings and picks:


  • Mike's main bass is a Gibson G-3.
    He also has:

  • Another Gibson (?) bass
  • Fender '66 and '69 American Standard Precision Basses
  • Fender '62 Vintage Precision Bass
  • Amps & Cabinets:

  • Mike uses Mesa/Boogie amp, "Bassis M-2000" (MB2000) through 6x10" and 1x18" Mesa/Boogie cabinets custom made.
  • Picks and strings:

  • The pick that Mike uses is a Dunlop Tortex Standard .73mm (yellow)
  • I don't know what kind of strings that Mike uses.

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