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veyero's picture
Mar 2005
9 years ago

i was wondering if anybody new how petrucci gets his tone. i absolutely love it. i dont mean gear...i no duel recto, lone star, miced 2x12 and 4x12 blah blah. i was wondering if anybody new amp settings. maybe somebody who has a tone similar to his.

i play out of a single rectifer with a mesa 2x12, so i should be able to get fairly close to what im looking for.

im looking for his rythem tone. i love the heavy but clear distortion sound he gets on scenes from a memory. songs like fatal tradgedy, and overture 1928. i love that heavy tone, but its so clear at the same time.

Carvin dc135C (down to d)
Fender American Ash strat (HSS)

Vox V847 wah
Boss tu-2
EHX small clone
Maxon OD829
(Keely ts9 w/ plus mod ordered)
(keely katana boost ordered)
Line 6 DL4

Mesa Boogie F30