I have a question about the 5:50, it's gain related. First and foremost, discard the "5:50 is the worst product Mesa makes" comments because I already think I am buying it. I've played it and loved, but I don't have enough time to go to the shop anytime soon to try what I want to.

People say it doesn't have near as much gain as the F-Series, and I don't need that much. I never play extreme metal, the heaviest sound I need to get is Alter Bridge-y. I need a fantastic clean(which this amp has).

So, my question is, does the 5:50 have ENOUGH gain for modern rock tones? NOT modern metal/extreme metal tones, but ROCK. Think Foo Fighters, RATM, some Alter Bridge(Rise Today).