Video: John Petrucci (Dream Theater) Rig Tour

Here's one for the gear heads and/or Dream Theater devotees - a tour of John Petrucci's live rig courtesy of Mesa/Boogie and guitar tech Matt 'Maddi' Schieferstein.

Check out the video above to learn about the finer points of Petrucci's electric signal path, including his Mesa/Boogie Mark V amp, Fractal Axe FX II and rack-mounted Cry Baby wah.

If for some reason that kind of talk doesn't get your blood pumping and sate your thirst for poking around the gear of the stars, then check out our Devil Wears Prada rig tour.

Matt is a freelance journalist who has spent the last decade interviewing musicians for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.