#1
so im gigging with my band after long last, ive been looking to spend about £1000 on a new amp thats got really crunchy gain and warm cleans, ive been thinking about the orange rocker 30 for this, anyone got any opinions on this amp? or care to give me any other suggestions

Budget : £1000
Used?: Preferably not
Style: Guns n Roses/Led Zeppelin, but also caple of early metallica stuff
Location: Northeast uk
Gear

Gibson Les Paul Studio
Custom Made Strat with hot rails
Orange Rockerverb 50 MkII
Orange PPC212 OB
Tanglewood TW1000SR/FPP
TC Electronics Polytune
Line 6 DL4
Danelectro Fish 'n' Chips
Digitech Bad Monkey
Boss Ch-1
#3
Very nice amp. I'd look at some 800 combos, Cornford Roadhouse models, and maybe a second hand hiwatt studio stage. Hughes and Kettner make a few nice combos in that price range. You've got a fair few options really. If you got lucky, you could swing a used Suhr badger 18 watter. There are also some great models by Ceriatone (I can vouch for just how good they are), and maybe a Marshall 1974x combo would be good.


http://www.guitarguitar.co.uk/electric_amps_detail.asp?stock=04072716205528

http://www.guitarguitar.co.uk/electric_amps_detail.asp?stock=04072716230028

http://www.guitarguitar.co.uk/electric_amps_detail.asp?stock=05100811335718

http://www.guitarguitar.co.uk/electric_amps_detail.asp?stock=04072716265228

http://www.guitarguitar.co.uk/electric_amps_detail.asp?stock=07050112052019

http://www.guitarguitar.co.uk/electric_amps_detail.asp?stock=08111713290229

All new,and they have a shop In Newcastle. Hope that helps.
There are obviously tons of second hand options too.

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#4
Get the Rocker and a ProCo RAT for early Metallica.
Fender American Special HSS Stratocaster
Ibanez 1987 Roadstar II Deluxe
Yamaha THR10X
Marshall JCM900 SL-X
Ibanez WD-7 Weeping Demon Wah
TC Electronic Polytune
Seymour Duncan Tweakfuzz
#5
Rocker =

Honestly, I play pretty much the same as you and I got a lovely led zepp-ish tone from it pretty quick.

Plus the cleans are awesome.
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#6
When I tried the Rocker 30, I found it perfect for those styles.
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Squier Classic Vibe 50s Strat
Epiphone AJ-10 Acoustic

Valvepower 18w
Blackheart 112 cab
#7
Rocker 30's are good amps for that stuff. Also, you've got the money to look at matamp, so do so...They make some wonderful amps