#1
Im starting a band and we're practicing this sunday. There are two questions in this post. One, what should I do to prepare for the practice(this is my first band). And two, what kind of amp should I get to be able to play with drums. Im looking for around 200-300 dollars and the band is gonna play hardcore stuff, but I also play every other type of music on my own time.
#2
What kind of amp do you have now?
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#4
Ok. I would say buy a vox AD50Vt if you can afford one. Very versatile amp. A roland Cube 60 would probably be your other choice.
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#6
the best you can buy for 300 will just barely get you over the drums.
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#7
I agree with Funk, vox is loud.
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#9
get the cube
greatest amp for hardcore especially for the price
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#10
Well if you all have access to a PA system, you can just mic a small amp for now. if not behringer makes pretty good amps for a reasonalble price.
#11
we dont have a pa system right now, plus I wanna get someting that I can use in the long run. I'll probably save up and get a vox.
#12
The vox is just $60 above you're suggested price range. FYI.
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#13
I'm assuming since you plan on playing hardcore, the pedal with the cab simulation is probably a distortion. As long as you have a decent distortion pedal, Crate makes some tolerable entry level 120 watt amps at around $300.
#15
They're loud and reliable, and with a distortion pedal, you don't have to deal with the sub-par distortion crate is known for. Their cleans are quite good though.
#17
check pawn shops for deals. I picked up a crate GX-212 at a pawn shop for 180 bucks. 120 watts=over the drums. if you get something loud with a decent clean, you can always run a nice pedal if you're not happy with the dist/OD.
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#18
1. Practice a lot, get everything to perfection.

2. Roland Cube 60 should be great for you.
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