#1
ok, so im in a band, we gig quite regulary and im gonna need a new amp with more wattage

so im thinking for my FIRST head to be a mg100hdfx ( btw i didnt write 'first' in caps because i thought the head was great, its because i know most people dont like it so i wanted to state that it was my first one)

ok the music i play is:

heavey metal
hard rock

few examples:

megadeth,
metallica,
iron maiden,
ac/dc
bullet for my valentine,
avenged sevenfold (favourite band, please dont say anything about that everyone has their own music taste)

so yea it will be my first guitar head, hopefully it isnt that bad of an amp.
thanks!
Irons
#2
Please don't get an MG, it is that bad, especially if you're gigging. What's your budget? its hard to recommend anything without one.
#3
Don't do it bro, you can get a Jet City Amps JCA50H for the same price.

Or you could get a 6505+ 112. I guarantee you it will sound 10x as huge and 20x better than the MG.
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#4
dont, dont, dont, dont go for an MG. go for the 6505+, brings the br00tz! and also, bullet use them. For the same price, you could go for a bugera, they're really versatile and also brings the br00tz!
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#5
hmm, that jca50h is over £500.00 i would love to get it as zacky vengeance from avenged sevenfold is currently using them he used to use the jcm201h but they are to expensive....

@dtmaiden:

what bugera head is there for the same price as the mg!?!?!?! i dont think there is one!
Irons
#6
For real. I guarantee you will regret getting the MG.

If you have to, save up a bit more, the JCA50H is worth it.
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#7
Just... don't. Please, save up some more cash or see if you can score a second-hand purchase, the 6505+ 112 is GUARANTEED to be loud enough. Also, why does it have to be a head? Heads only have the advantage of being able to easily be plugged into different cabs and several cabs at the same time. You won't be needing anything like that unless you're playing a freaking stadium gig, and not even then (since it'll be mic'd and go to a mixer).
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#8
Woah, MG and Avenged Sevenfold in the same thread. On UG. Prepare the flame shield!
But yes, don't go for the MG. It's not even that cheap.
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#9
TS, what is your budget and location?
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#10
Friends don't let friends play crappy MG-series amplifiers. You're setting yourself up for a big disappointment. You'll be laughed at and ostrecized by society. You'll cry late into the night because of the public humiliation. You'll wish you 'd taken mom's advice and gone to law school.
#11
Yea man, what's your budget?


Don't listen to Zakk Wylde, MG's are bad. You can get a half decent tone with work whereas almost any other amp you can get a half decent tone straight out of the box.
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#12
Don't get an mg please, for me.

And I will say something about avenged sevenfold (just because you said not to) I actually like the song M shadows did with slash "nothing to say" but that's about it.
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#13
We all hate MGs and their cr*ppy amp distortions...

What can make it a bit better? A really good distortion pedal.
Don't have of those? MG sucks for you!
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We all hate MGs and their cr*ppy amp distortions...

What can make it a bit better? A really good distortion pedal.
Don't have of those? MG sucks for you!


this post is wrong on so many levels...

mainly though dont pair a distortion pedal with a crappy ss amp

again ts, what is your budget and location? we cant help you too much unless you answer our questions
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#16
Ok, sorry I signed out pretty much after I posted the thread, my budget is probably between £400 - £500

Thanks for the comments!! Apart from the ones slagging avenged.. ;(
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#18
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Thanks for the comments!! Apart from the ones slagging avenged.. ;(

Not my fault you enjoy shitty bands.

Synyster is a good player though. Wasting his talent on the rest of those ****heads.
#19
Also fwiw i picked up my peavey ultra plus all tube head for less then the price of an mg. Used can get you deals sometimes

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#21
Engl heads are a little beyond what you want unless you have the money to spend.

Seriously, get a 6505+ 1x12.
#22
no really dont get the shitty chinese 6505 combo.

Get the good German ENGL combo. Thats an incredible price for that thunder.

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#23
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no really dont get the shitty chinese 6505 combo.

Get the good German ENGL combo. Thats an incredible price for that thunder.

+ 100000000
engl will be built like a freaking tank.
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#25
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What about the peavey 100 valveking??

I've heard they work well, but they require a boost for the heavier stuff.
#26
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I've heard they work well, but they require a boost for the heavier stuff.

not really. I use my VK50 for stuff up as heavy as Devil Wears Prada or old BMTH. just use the gain boost button and crank the gain dial a bit, but then also eq correctly to pull out some of the bad tones.
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#27
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What about the peavey 100 valveking??


For metal its shit. Unless your willing ti fork out for new speakers, a boost and your willing to mod it.

By which time you will have spent enough to have just bought a better amp, like that ENGL.

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#28
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For metal its shit. Unless your willing ti fork out for new speakers, a boost and your willing to mod it.

By which time you will have spent enough to have just bought a better amp, like that ENGL.


I own a Valveking, if you can really get an ENGL for a good price you should do it.
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#29
I have to agree with Tom here, that Thunder is going at a sick price.

Don't get the MG, its really horrible in general.
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#31
Seriously dude buy that ENGL before i ninja it out from under you!
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#32
youd be better of purchasing a potatoe before the mg. i remember watching kerry king on youtube being forced to play it for a marshall convention or something an man the guy sounded poor and looked rather embarrassed
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