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DREAM THEATER’S JOHN PETRUCCI GIVES US THE LOWDOWN ON HIS DIMARZIO PICK UPS…

Posted on February 1, 2012

As we mentioned last week, LAMB OF GOD’s Mark Morton launched his own series of DiMarzio pick ups at NAMM this year (click here to read more) but what you may not have known is that DiMarzio pick ups are also a favourite of DREAM THEATER guitarist, John Petrucci. He desciribed why he loves this particular brand of pick ups:

“In the style of music that I play, I need to cover a wide range of sounds: from raw, tight, and heavy, to warm and singing, to articulate and expressive. DiMarzio pickups help to bring all of these elements out in my playing. They have truly become a part of my musical identity as a guitarist.”

Click here to head over to DiMarzio’s website to check out a selection of pick ups and other bits and pieces that John uses – there are also some great videos featuring John on the site. As well as giving you an awesome tech spec, they also describe the hows and whys behind why John uses DiMarzio, as well as giving you some great background information. Below are some extracts describing John’s gear:

Crunch Lab 7™

One thing has stayed consistent throughout John Petrucci’s long and successful career: the DiMarzio

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