i'm not sure a thread exists for this, but as someone still looking for ideas to get the perfect rig and with a lot of interest in how to get specific tones, i figured it would be beneficial to share information about what bands seem to be playing on, preferably amps, pedal boards, etc.
Plenty of threads have covered different artists' setups, pretty hard to keep track of all of them for a few reasons:
-Artists change up their setups a lot, they'll vary from tour-to-tour, the more pedals in there, the more they tinker with their setups.
-Artists don't always have their own gear, most overseas tours and festivals involve shared/rented gear. Electric Wizard played through Marshall amps/cabs at MDF, most bands generally don't have a large selection when they're in smaller markets - i.e. Australia, Japan. Even medium-scale bands in Europe often have to stick with either Marshall, Peavey, or Vox basics since that's what can be rented easily.
-Studio and live are completely different, many studios and producers have a selection of amps, a few others may be brought in, and multiple amps are blended for the album tone. I've heard of musicians agreeing to not use their own guitars when a producer tells them that he can get the right sound with a certain guitar, and it did work well from what I heard.
You can find most information about what artists use by searching. I can't list all of what I know, have heard, and can approximate, but if anyone does have any questions about a certain sound on this forum I'll always try to answer it.