#1
The ones in the Ultimate settings topic aren't that great imo. I have a Roland Cube 30, so it's somewhat versatile lol.
#2
Use your ear.

Honestly, I'm pretty sure Hetfield and Kirk used a Mesa Mark IIC+ for that record. Your chances of being able to replicate the tone with a Cube 30 aren't too high.


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#3
Check the settings thread, the equipment and settings they used from different years are there.
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#4
I'm not familiar with your amp but try mids at half, treble high, bass/lows pretty high, gain high, a little delay/reverb. That works with my setup, hope this helped.
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#5
Scoop your mids. Throw a little reverb on it. Put your gain at about 2 o clock.
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The ones in the Ultimate settings topic aren't that great imo. I have a Roland Cube 30, so it's somewhat versatile lol.


no need for the lol, god i hate that

and trying to replicate that tone with a roland cube is damn near impossible
#7
bass more or less on full, mids at 8/9 o'clock, treble around 2/3 o'clock (adjust to get rid of fizz if necessary).

you won't get the exact tone. hetfield uses rediculously elaborate set ups and mic configs for recording rhythm guitar - not to mention, they're all triple tracked.
#8
use the rectifier setting with the gain at 7ish. the equalizer: highs at 6, mids at 2, bass at 7 (actual settings not o'clock). through a little reverb in. i used to have a roland cube and thats about as close as I got to metallica. play with the equalizer a little to get the tone. also what guitar are you using, that might have a big impact
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#9
so i have a cube 20. get it to where you want with your ear, the mids a little scooped, and then add some delay. barely any delay...
so the general consensus is that this is a good tone?
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