#1
Is this a good amp for gigging and practicing?
The amps i have now can't get over the drums.

The drummer uses a joey jordison pearl set.
My gear

Marshall Lead 15 Ministack
Crate GX600 head (with the cabinet)
Ibanez RG 350EX (Customized with EMG 81-85 pickups)
Washburn (discontinued model)
Esteban Acoustic
Ibanez EW20ASNT
#2
its loud and its great for the price, a pretty versatile amp too
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Faded Gibson SG Special - Black ice mod
Seymour Duncan SH-5 in bridge
B-52 AT 112
Ted Weber Mass100 attenuator
EHX Small Clone
EHX Metal Muff
DIY Modded tubescreamer
Dunlop 535Q Wah
Wax Potting tutorial
#3
get a distortion pedal. a nice one. the cleans are great for the price. sounds like at least two or three times the price you pay which really can highlight the pedal. the amp distortion is really muddy and hard to get a unscooped mid sound out of it. also spend the extra 100 bucks on a celestion or something.
#5
I think you can do better IMO, the VK is deffinately not one of my ehum, favourite amps.
Look into Peaveys, crates or Laneys (If your int the UK) eBay should have some good deals too.