Rig tour: Volbeat on the gear that fuels the Danish-American rock ’n’ roll machine

(Image credit: Britt Bowman)

Those following Volbeat closely might spot some familiar choices in frontman/guitarist Michael Poulsen and lead guitarist Rob Caggiano’s rigs. 

The band's current tour sees Poulsen favoring his Gibson SG GT and Caggiano sporting a Jackson prototype in vivid purple, a color choice rolled over from his ESP days, running into a Fryette Sig:X.

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Jonathan Horsley

Jonathan Horsley has been writing about guitars since 2005, playing them since 1990, and regularly contributes to publications including Guitar World, MusicRadar and Total Guitar. He uses Jazz III nylon picks, 10s during the week, 9s at the weekend, and shamefully still struggles with rhythm figure one of Van Halen’s Panama.