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Tony Macalpine’s gear stolen in Austin, TX, tour dates uncertain

Posted by on June 12, 2015

Yesterday Tony Macalpine made an announcement on his Facebook page stating that while at at hotel in Austin, Texas, their trailer was broken into and that all of Tony’s guitars were stolen. However, the list of stolen goods extends far past just his guitars, all of their basses, drums, some amps, pedals, and miscellaneous gear was also taken.

This incident has turned the whole tour upside down, with the possibly of not being able to continue at all. Luckily the band was able to perform by borrowing equipment last night, however the rest of the tour is up in the air.

 Gear reported stolen:

– his black Ibanez Guitars custom 7-string with EMG Pickups installed (serial LA071509);
– his white Ibanez 7-string with black EMG 707 pickups (serial LA0168);
The above guitars are Tony’s only two Ibanez 7’s and he has been photographed with them extensively.

Also stolen were a Peavy EVH sunburst, a white Carvin 7-string; plus Tony’s pedalboard.

All of Bjorn’s basses were stolen:
Carvin Amplifiers Blue PB 4 custom
– Carvin Black PB 5 custom
– Carvin SeaFoam Green PB 5
– 2 Carvin wireless transmitters with Guitar straps (inkl 1 red custom alligator)
– Misc. Tools, strings, batteries etc etc

Aquiles Priester‘s drum gear was also stolen:
Mapex USA Drums Saturn IV
1 X 8″X7″ Rack Tom
1 X 10″X8″ Rack Tom
1 X 12″X9″ Rack Tom
1 X 10″X4″ Snare (Steel)
1 X 6″X4″ LP Timbale

1 X Eletronic bag with:
– cables
– heaphones
– ipod support
– 4 roland triggers
– TM-2 roland module
– gibraltar spare parts

Paiste Cymbals
Paiste Bag 1:
1 X Rude China Basher 14”
2 X Rude Splash 10”
1 X 602 Splash 10”
2 X Signature Splash 8”
2 X 2002 PsychOctopus Giga Bell Ride 18”
1 X Signature Heavy Hi-Hat 14”
1 X 2002 Sound Edge Hi-Hat 15”

Paiste Bag 2:
1 X Signature Power Crash 17”
3 X Signature Power Crash 18”
1 X Signature Power Crash 19”
1 X Rude Basher 18”
1 X Rude Thin Crash 18”
1 X Rude Thin Crash 19”
2 X Signature Heavy China 18”

Friends,Our trailer was broken into overnight at our hotel in Austin, TX, and the thieves stole all of Tony’s guitars….

Posted by Tony MacAlpine on Thursday, June 11, 2015

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