I have $1500 to get an amp. I play lots of Metallica, Iron Maiden and Pantera but also play Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Rush. Can you please recommend a good amp.
Check out the carvin V3. they may not be a very well known company, but this is an awesome amp. its great for maiden and **** like that. i tried it at one of their stores and it was the best amp i have ever used.
I've also heard good things about the Carvin V3. It's relatively cheap as well. But if you got $1500 to spend on an amp (assuming you already have a cab) try out some Mesas (The Rectifier if you want more of a modern edge, or a Stiletto if you fancy more of a souped up old school sound.)