#1
i just picked up a brand new 1960a cab and i am in the market for a new head. i am a Marshall tone guy and i will be using the same rig live in 2 different bands. one of my bands plays cleaner more laid back kinda stuff (think buckethead's soothsayer and guthrie govan style), while my other band plays modern "metalcore" in drop-c type stuff (think darkest hour or as i lay dying). i know the jvm410hjs can nail the cleaner less over driven tones that i am looking for. and i know it is a very versatile amp, but my main question is, can this amp do modern "metalcore" tones with very high gain??? notice i did not include the original JVM because i cannot stand the feedback and noise it produces. would i have to run an additional overdrive pedal to get the tones im after???
#2
I've got just the standard 205 version and I'd say it can do modern gain well. An OD is more of a tone sculpting tool on that amp than a necessity. Depends on what tone you're after really
#3
You need to look at a Splawn Nitro if you want a marshally amp that will do metalcore
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#4
^ Or a Soldano Hot Rod.
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