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Gear Stolen From Dinosaur Jr.

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Alternative rock icons Dinosaur Jr. had a large amount of gear stolen out of their trailer on Tuesday, August 29th.

The trailer was parked outside of their hotel in Long Island City, New York, following a show at Brooklyn’s Warsaw club.

The band has sent out a plea for help among its music industry friends and its fanbase, asking that you contact their management, Bleemusic Inc. at 303-998-0001, with any information.

The band is reportedly continuing their tour with replacement gear.

The list of missing gear is 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


  • [1] Paiste 20" 2002 medium

  • [1] Paiste 20" giant beat

  • [1] Paiste 20" 2002 crash

  • [2] Paiste 19" 2002 crash

  • [2] Paiste 15" 2002 sound edge top hi-hats

  • [1] 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.

The band appealed to its fans on its website, saying: “We would appreciate spreading the word and passing this list around in hopes of recovering their gear. Please notify and alert your local guitar shops, pawn shops, music and web stores etc. to keep an eye out for this gear. Feel free to send this list to any and all band, tour and production managers, guitar freaks, touring personnel, venues, musicians and or thieves that you think could help us.”

Dinosaur Jr. is due to play Buffalo’s Town Ballroom tonight, August 31st. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers