#1
Is there any way I can get a good metal sound out of a peavey classic using some sort of an overdrive pedal. Even if I do overdrive it will it still reach levels such as metallica, shadows fall, iron maiden etc?
#2
Some of the other UGers told me that a Boss SD-1 could drive a Classic 30 into Metallica territory, but I haven't personally tried it.
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#3
An overdrive pedal will definitely be able to drive it to Metallica levels. No problem.
#4
just an od? im not sure about at lower volumes but it shouldnt be that hard at higher volumes. id just suggest to go ahead and get a distortion pedal but if your set on getting OD look into the maxon od. ive heard alot of good things about it
#5
I just made a thread about this...Jesus, buddy, learn how to search.

I went to Sam Ash today and tried a Peavey Jack Daniel's (similar to a Classic 30) with a Boss Metal Zone and it was awesome.
#6
Try one out with an overdrive pedal and find out.

But, it won't sound nearly as good as an amp made for metal.
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