Metallica's rigs

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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by Guitar Adjuster » Sat May 30, 2009 10:53 am

Here are some of the Boogie settings used by James

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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by #2121313 » Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:19 pm

Here's a pic of the parametric EQ referenced in the above pics. I'm not sure if it's the exact same model but it will give you a better understanding of the knob layout to compare to the notes for actual settings/frequencies affected/used.

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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by Elpelotero » Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:22 pm

#2121313 wrote:Here's a pic of the parametric EQ referenced in the above pics. I'm not sure if it's the exact same model but it will give you a better understanding of the knob layout to compare to the notes for actual settings/frequencies affected/used.

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looks like a parametric eq...can you explain the picture more?
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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by #2121313 » Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:26 pm

I've never seen the "Aphex B&B" that Het used back in the 80's...but I cam across this one here, I forget where I found it, but it was listed on a site as an "Aphex B&B Parametric EQ" and when you zoom in at the knobs it matches the notes from the "flemming/sweet silence" pics above.

So you can get a better idea of what frequencies were boosted and which were cut and by how much etc...

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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by #2121313 » Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:29 pm

Anyone ever see one of them White King V's with a fixed bridge that Het has in the MOP pic above?

I'd buy one in a second!

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Post by Elpelotero » Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:57 pm

So are you saying this is the exact piece they used in the studio, or only an example of what they had?
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Post by #2121313 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:03 am

I''m not 100% sure, but I think it is.

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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by #2121313 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:07 am

http://soniccircus.com/B-B-4-EQF1-Equalizers-Racked-

Here's one for sale and they reference "Metallica" in the description and it seems to match the photo's of the studio notse above, look at the AJFA photo's where they list 2 sets of EQ settings - looks the same no?

Also explains the $3000 price tag lol

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Post by Elpelotero » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:22 am

Wow, pretty serious stuff, but I'm not going to throw down 3k for it!
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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by #2121313 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 12:48 pm

My neither - I have a Rane PE15, I believe is the model, 5 band parametric, gets me close. Paid $90CDN used.

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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by eschoendorff » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:25 pm

Anyone have anymore pictures from the studio they can post? I have seen all the settings, but I have only seen the two studio shot that were posted here. I'd love to see some pictures from the Justice, Puppets - and even Lightning sessions if anyone has them.

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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by Friedmett » Thu Jul 30, 2009 6:02 pm

Not many are avaible officialy.

Flemming Rasmussen most likely has a bunch of private shots. He has uploaded 2 from Justice sessions which showed the drumkit and some guitaramps.

Ross Halfin did some during the Puppets sessions and might be the one behind the 2 allready published here. I know of 1 Ross picture with Cliff Burton behind a black piano wearing shades which is also Puppets sessions late 1985 area and in the Danish biography done on Lars Ulrich there is a upclose picture of Lars behind the drumkit used during Puppets.

Then there is some pictures of the Puppets lineup taken night time with snow on the ground in front of the headlights from the car they were driven. That is also Denmark late 1985.

The only thing I've seen of the Lightning sessions is the 1-2 minutes of film from a Danish program interviewing Lars from the time of Sgt Anger release.

I got that on VHS. No can't upload it but I have seen it on youtube somewhere.

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Post by eschoendorff » Thu Jul 30, 2009 6:18 pm

Friedmett wrote:Not many are avaible officialy.

Flemming Rasmussen most likely has a bunch of private shots. He has uploaded 2 from Justice sessions which showed the drumkit and some guitaramps.

Ross Halfin did some during the Puppets sessions and might be the one behind the 2 allready published here. I know of 1 Ross picture with Cliff Burton behind a black piano wearing shades which is also Puppets sessions late 1985 area and in the Danish biography done on Lars Ulrich there is a upclose picture of Lars behind the drumkit used during Puppets.

Then there is some pictures of the Puppets lineup taken night time with snow on the ground in front of the headlights from the car they were driven. That is also Denmark late 1985.

The only thing I've seen of the Lightning sessions is the 1-2 minutes of film from a Danish program interviewing Lars from the time of Sgt Anger release.

I got that on VHS. No can't upload it but I have seen it on youtube somewhere.
I know that Flemming uploaded pics his website, but the site is down. Anyone know of any other access to them (did anyone save them to their own computer)?

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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by #2121313 » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:38 pm

I got em brother, what's your email address, I'll fire em over to ya.

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Re: Metallica's rigs

Post by ryjan » Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:05 pm

That picture of the IIC+ with the "crunchberries" sticker is the same amp James used in recording Death Magnetic according to his interview in last Decembers Guitar World. If it aint broke, dont fix it. :wink:
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