Dagan shows us how to sound like Green Day, specifically how to get the Billie Joe Armstrong Guitar Sound and how to sound like Mike Dirnt using gear readily available today.
If you're a fan of Green Day, you'll know that the Green Day sound is instantly recognisable thanks to Billie Joe Armstrong's signature rig and the Mike Dirnt bass tone that really stands out on all the records.
We show you what guitars and pedals Billie Joe Armstrong uses, what amps he uses to get his signature sound and what style of bass guitars and amps Mike Dirnt uses.
00:00 - Intro
01:57 - Marshall Origin 50
03:33 - Ibanez TS9 Tubescreamer
06:27 - Boss TR-2 - The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams Sound
07:05 - Boss BD-2
08:24 - Gibson Les Paul Junior
10:14 - Epiphone Les Paul Junior
12:22 - Fender Player Series Stratocaster
15:29 - MXR Dookie Drive
18:25 - Gibson J45
20:21 - Tanglewood TW40
22:18 - Mike Dirnt's rig
24:58 - Outro
In this video, Dagan shows you how to sound like Green day and rounds up all the essential pedals, amps and guitars you need to get the Billie Joe Armstrong guitar tone. It's actually a lot easier than you think and all the gear is readily available today. You can recreate classic tones from Dookie, get the Time of Your life guitar sound and even replicate the sound of Boulevard Of Broken Dreams plus many more classic Green Day songs! Dagan even shows you how to get some classic tones from the American Idiot album too!
If you're a fan of Green Day or Billie Joe Armstrong, or Mike Dirnt, this is the video for you!