Goo Goo Dolls Gear Info

Johnny Updated! | Mike | Robby | The Band


To see Johnny's guitar, pedal and, amp setup, click for the:
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Thanks to Steve for the setup pictures and Heidi for the first two text bits!

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TAMA Starclassic drums
  • 12" x 8" rack tom
  • 16" x 16" floor tom
  • 16" x 22" bass drum
  • 6 1/2" x 14" snare drum (the snare is not a Starclassic series drum. It is a ten lug maple drum. The Starclassic snare only has eight lugs.)
ZILDJIAN cymbals
  • 17" A Custom crash
  • 18" medium thin crash
  • 21" rock ride
  • 14" quick beat hi-hats
( I often use different crashes, but this is my current set-up.)

5B size (or thereabouts) wood tip

REMO drum heads

  • rack tom - coated emperor on top, clear diplomat on the bottom.
  • floor tom - same as rack tom
  • bass drum - powerstroke three
  • snare drum - c.s. inverted black dot, or coated emperor
Drum Setup

(Diagram of Mike's drum setup)

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Robby uses:

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The Band

The guys are using some Carvin rack equipment and loudspeakers, what they purchased was an S2442-1588 sound system package which includes:

Thanks to Mike, Robby, Tama Drums, and Johnny O for help on this!

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