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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Alex Lifeson guitar tech Scott Appleton video tour of Alex's rig
9:31PM EST | comments (29) |

Alex Lifeson used Mesa Engineering's Mesa Boogie Mark V amplifiers on Rush's Clockwork Angels tour. Mesa recently caught up with Lifeson's guitar tech Scott Appleton backstage where he gives a video tour of Alex's amps and effects, explaining how they no longer need to use acoustic guitars or live guitar cabinets on stage. You can watch the video tour below or at this location (thanks Eric at Power Windows):

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#29 - Posted 12/11/12 @7:50AM by Rob1855 [contact]

Today is the day for the HOF announcements.... 11am pacific.
#28 - Posted 12/11/12 @2:38AM by Liverpool 78

I have a Mesa Boogie Mk IV combo. Equally awaesome.

Liver.
#27 - Posted 12/10/12 @7:09PM by G-Man [contact]

What an awesome amp!

I've been gigging mine for a year.
#26 - Posted 12/10/12 @3:24PM by kharmon [contact]

#2:

I still have NOT received any VIP Merchandise and I attended the 10/28 show in Cleveland.

...random sample hold the one you need...
#25 - Posted 12/10/12 @1:04PM by Liverpool 78

#24 - That's how it was in the days prior to Moving Pictures, particularly over here in the UK when there weren't all that many large venues at that time.

Seeing them in 1978 at the Liverpool Empire, built in Victorian times - chandeliers, ornate plaster work, plush velvet and gold paint, and an intimate small crowd all emmersed in a fragrant cloud was just the absolute best.

I remember it like it was yesterday.

Liver.
#24 - Posted 12/10/12 @12:08PM by Micky [contact]

My dream is not to, say, seeing Rush in the Hall of Fame but...playing live, say LIVE, in a indoor small theater with just the basic of the equipmeht. Direct sound, the 3 of them and that's it !
That would be magnificent and highlight their great musicianship !
Yep, I know, just a dream...:-)...
#23 - Posted 12/10/12 @12:04PM by Micky [contact]

Liver, give us a break please.
Take it easy mate...
#22 - Posted 12/10/12 @9:40AM by nsany [contact]

The Lerxst heads look like Marshall jubilee 2555's. I had one eons ago, add that to the list of gear I wish I never sold...
#21 - Posted 12/9/12 @6:50PM by Liverpool 78

Ed!! It's a first!! a deleted comment!!! but I would point out that I was only responding to a previously posted comment.

My Birhtday is complete :-)

Liver.
#20 - Posted 12/9/12 @6:35PM by Liverpool 78

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