#1
what amp should i use for recording i play the guitar mostly metal i sound similar to black dahlia murder and i want to know what amp would be best for recording my own songs, my songs mostly consists of heavy riffing breakdowns and sweeping and i am looking for something around $200-$600
#2
what you would need, you wouldnt get in that price range. from what i hear, the peavey vyper is the closest you will get in that range, if its IN that range. i dont know what it costs.

possibly save some cash and get a tubescreamer.
#3
Used Bugera combo?
Gear:

Gibson 2005 Les Paul Standard
Fender Road Worn Strat w/ Noiseless pickups
Marshall JCM 2000 401C
Marshall Vintage Modern 2266
Marshall 1960A cab (Dave Hill from Slade's old cab)
Ibanez TS9DX
EHX Little Big Muff
Freshman Acoustic