Ok, well I am going to be picking up a new guitar and new cabinet in the near future. I need help picking both, as all of these sound great for me. I play mostly prog rock, hardcore, and experimental. Here are my choices;

Gibson SG Special ($600)
LTD Viper ($600)
Ibanez Artcore ($400)

Avatar 2x12
Marshall 4x12 (extra saving)
Orange 2x12 (extra saving)

Thanks in advance.
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gibson sg
Quote by RetroGunslinger
this is like comparing a flushing toilet to a hole in the ground
I agree with jet. I feel like you get way more for your money out of the price range from Esp or even Schecter than a low end gibson. I've owned all 3 and I still have the esps and schecter.
As for the cab,they are all good. I just prefer the orange! Good luck!