Tony MacAlpine: All Guitars Stolen in Austin, TX

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Actually, Tony MacAlpine’s whole band suffered the loss of their gear. I hear they are continuing some shows with borrowed stuff. From Tony’s Facebook

Friends,
Our trailer was broken into overnight at our hotel in Austin, TX, and the thieves stole all of Tony’s guitars.

Serial numbers will be added shortly:
– 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”

As you can imagine, this has completely disabled our tour. When you take a musician’s instruments you remove their livelihood.

Please share this post! We hope our network of friends and fans can help us recover our gear.

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