#1
i have a Fender Frontman 15watt ..volume, gain, treble, middle, bass... and i have a Boss MT-2 Distortion pedal. im looking for a System of a Down type sound. i get alot that sound good but i want some outside input
#2
You're not working with too many parameters, your Frontman doesn't have much outside EQ, and I won't say anything about the Boss. Really it's up to you to tweak it yourself, and not be disappointed when you can't get System's tone nailed exactly for having cheap gear.
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#3
i know the frontman is a cheap piece of crap but i know that daron uses a mt-2 pedal. he uses crate amps mainly and an ibanez iceman with a majority of pickups, alot of times seymour duncans. obviously everything comes into play when dealing with the sound but hell whatever
#4
doesnt matter what pedal you use. through that amp it's only going to sound as good as that speaker will allow.

and that speaker is not good.
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#5
yeah this^ pretty much, most of the time when you deal with cheap solid state amps they are very one dimensional as far a tone goes, you're not going to get a lot of variances from guitar to guitar or through effects like you would with a tube amp.