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Tony MacAlpine starts GoFundMe to recoup theft losses

Posted by on June 15, 2015

 Last Thursday, the legendary guitarist Tony MacAlpine that his touring trailer was raided while in Austin, TX. Following a show played with borrowed gear, and the general outpouring of support, Tony started up a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to offset the costs incurred.As of writing this 22 hours into the campaign(Sunday, 10pm), the campaign has raised $6,720 out of the $7,5000 goal. You can pledge help Tony here.

We are fortunate that our fans, fellow musicians, and endorsement companies have been able to loan us some of the gear…

Posted by Tony MacAlpine on Saturday, June 13, 2015

Here are two of Tony’s Ibanez LA Custom Shop guitars that were stolen in Austin, TX on June 11. – Black Ibanez…

Posted by Tony MacAlpine on Saturday, June 13, 2015

Here’s the full list of stolen gear:

– 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”

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