From the archive, originally posted by: [ spectre ]

HEY ASSHOLE
YOU BETTER BE A CRACKHEAD

MEANWHILE

DEAR BARACK OBAMA
SOMEBODY STOLE IGGY + STOOGES GEAR (WHOLE TRUCK)
WHICH IS NOT RIGHT

I KNOW YOU’RE NOT PRESIDENT YET BUT
CAN YOU PLEASE FIX THIS NOW?  (WE KNOW IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY)

Aug 4, 2008 3:27 PM

if anyone has information, ANY INFORMATION!
please, please, PLEASE as soon as possible contact
Eric Fischer at: nycentra@gmail.com
cell phone: +1 646 932 1907

IGGY AND THE STOOGES
EQUIPMENT STOLEN ON AUGUST 4, 2008 (OBAMA’S BIRTHDAY!)
OUTSIDE THE EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL
208 SAINT ANTOINE OUEST,
MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA

all equipment was in a rented penske 15 foot yellow truck
with u.s. (michigan) license plate number AC46493
parked immediately outside the hotel, the theft had
to have happened in the morning, between 6:30 and
7:30 am – truck and all gear stolen

pictures of some of the stolen stuff
http://www.hootpage.com/stoogesstolenstuff/stolenstuffphotos.html

Item      Country of Origin   Serial Number

Red roadcase containing:
Red Gibson 1963 EB-3 bass (this is mike watt’s bass!)   USA   No
serial number

Black roadcase containing:
Reverend Flying V guitar – Volcano black   USA   #08001

Black roadcase containing:
Reverend Orange guitar   USA   03416 ZSL7

Black fibre case containg:
Gibson red SG short scale bass   USA   No serial number

Black roadcase containing:
Marshall Vintage/Modern Amplifier   UK   M-2007-07-0926-2 RoHS

Black roadcase containing:
Marshall Vintage/Modern Amplifier   UK   M-2007-07-0927-2 RoHS

4x Marshall 4×12 Cabinets (with Tuki cover)      UK   #1 Slant:  M-2007-05-0149-0

4x Marshall 4×12 Cabinets (with Tuki cover)      UK   #2 Straight:  M-2006-49-0380-0

4x Marshall 4×12 Cabinets (with Tuki cover)      UK   #3 Slant:  M-2007-05-0150-0

4x Marshall 4×12 Cabinets (with Tuki cover)      UK   #4 Straight:  M-2006-49-0381-0

Orange Calzone road case containing:
Guitar pedal board and pedals   USA/Japan   No serial number
Assorted leads    USA/UK   No serial number
2x mic stands   Germany   No serial number
Assorted strings and spares   USA   No serial number
plus:
2x Boss TU2 Chromatic Tuner
Boss CH1 Super Chorus
Fulltone OCD Overdrive
Crybaby Wah
Peterson Strobo-Stomp Tuner Pedal
Whirlwind A/B Boxes
Whirlwind Cable Tester
and many many istrument cables
various tools ( screwdrivers, soldering iron, pliers, etc… )
tambourine and maracas

Cardboard box containing:
Assorted replacement drum heads   USA   No serial number

Gretsch Silver Sparkle Catalina drum kit      USA   No serial number
26″ Kick Drum      No serial number
13″ Rack Tom      No serial number
18″ Floor Tom      No serial number
4x Cymbal Stands      No serial number
1x Snare Stand      No serial number
1x Hi Hat Stand      No serial number
1x Drum Throne      No serial number

Eden D810 Bass cabinet      USA   D810RP4 0703E5001

Eden D810 Bass cabinet      USA   D810RP4 0703E5002

Cardboard box containg:
Eden VT300 Bass amplifier   USA   0601E5115

Cardboard box containg:
Eden VT300 Bass amplifier   USA   0507E5033

Floor Fan      CHINA   No serial number

Floor Fan      CHINA   No serial number

Green clamshell suitcase containing:
Yamaha snare drum   JAPAN   No serial number
Yahama kick pedal   JAPAN   No serial number
Zildjian Mega Bell cymbal   USA   No serial number
Zildjian 15″ Hi-Hats   USA   No serial number
3x Zildjian 18″ 19″ 20″ crash medium cymbals   USA   No serial number

Brown Epiphone guitar case:
Black Epiphone EB3 short scale bass   KOREA   F300503

1 x Wheeled Black Pelican case (50cm x 28cm x 20cm) containing :
A selection of microphones and microphone accessories, most of which
are in separately labeled black pouches. All of the microphones are of
Shure manufacture, also a BSS DI box. Inside the Pelican case there is
also a Ferrari pencil case containing an iPod, iPod accessories,
various small cables and adaptors, a Leatherman Charge, a Stooges AAA
tour laminate, some pain killers, some sharpies, some electrical tape,
some business cards (Mr Rik Hart). Within the case there is also a big
pair of Sony headphones (model MDR7506) with a long curly cable and
three very long XLR to XLR mic cables. Here’s a more specific list of
the microphones :
2 x SM91
5 x SM98
2 x B98
2 x SM81
2 x KSM32
1 x KSM27
2 x B52
3 x SM57
8 x SM58
1 x BSS AR-133 DI Box
(all manufactured by shure)

http://www.hootpage.com/stoogesstolenstuff/stoogesstolenstuff.html

MIKE WATT’S HOOT PAGE
http://hootpage.com/

RE: posted by [ rsolomon ]

nothing sadder than an empty van
http://canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5hJkOUNC0785opi0bgh6A4qCH9fyw