Life on the road can be tough, DINOSAUR JR’s gear got ripped off this week. However, the band will continue on to Montreal for their scheduled Saturday Sept. 2nd gig at the Osheaga Music & Arts Festival. “The show must go on.”
Read their official press release:
August 28, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DINOSAUR JR. GEAR STOLEN FROM THEIR TRAILER LAST NIGHT.
THE BAND REQUESTS THAT INDUSTRY FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES BE ON
GEAR LISTED BELOW.
Dinosaur Jr.’s gear was stolen last night, Tuesday, August 26, from their trailer, which was parked outside of their hotel in Long Island City, New York.
The band humbly requests that their music industry friends and colleagues help spread the word and keep their eyes out for the stolen gear. They ask that you contact their management at 303.998.0001 with any information.
The list of missing gear and their descriptions are as follows:
1959 Fender Jazzmaster SN# 38927 – decal coming off. cracked headstock at top near low E peg. color black with purple/bluish sparkle coming through. adonized pick guard gold metal. tuneomatic bridge gold, tuning pegs gold.
1961-3 Fender Jazzmaster SN# 62012 – purple sparkle, black pickup covers. headstock repaired, a whole new piece of wood was glued on for the top part of the headstock under the tuners and up a 1/2″ , along the whole top of the headstock. gold tuneomatic bridge, gold tuners
1964-5 Fender Jazzmaster SN# L21581 – orange, white pearl pickguard, stickers all over it, original tuners.
Fender Purple Jazzmaster new SN# R074329 – purple sparkle with matching headstock gold adonized guard tuneomatic bridge.
Rory Gallagher Stratocaster new SN# R25507 – has a big gold grover tuning peg on low E
Rickenbacker 197? Fireglo Bass SN# 4001 – checker-board binding.
B.C. Rich Warlock Bass SN# 4242413
 Paiste 20″ 2002 medium
 Paiste 20″ giant beat
 Paiste 20″ 2002 crash
 Paiste 19″ 2002 crash
 Paiste 15″ 2002 sound edge top hi-hats
 15″ 2002 sound edge bottom hi-hats
– Also a Custom pedal board with custom audio electronics RS-10 foot controller, Teese RNC2 wah pedal, boss stage tuner, mute box, and cables
– And one black backpack with Sony headphones, tools, etc.