Sure, collectible gear can be important to rock stars, but for this mayhem-filled gig, Paul Wiley and Juan Alderete opt for loudness and durability.
For guitarist Paul Wiley, No. 1 status fluctuates depending on several things including setlist changes and equipment breakdowns due to hectic stage shows, but a go-to is this Schecter Custom II. Although tech Shannon Gabriel is unsure of the actual pickups, he does know that they are based on Gibson Burstbuckers. All of Wiley’s machines use Ernie Ball Slinkys gauged .010–.046.
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