#1
What are some good amp settings for some good, heavy metal? Currently I have bass all the way up, treble all the way up, gain all the way, and no mids. It sounds good but is there anything else that would make it a little heavier and deeper-sounding? Thanks.
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#2
Well what amp do you have? You can probably try putting the mids at about 4 or 5.
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#3
Turn treble down a tiny bit, and bass a little. What amp do you have?
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#4
it may sound deeper if you dont saturate your tone make more subtle EQ changes and lower the gain get gain from how hard you play and it will sound tighter and therefore heavier
#5
Turn gain down to about 6.5, mids up to about... 3, treble down to 7 or 8, bass down to 7, and that should sound somewhat decent.
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#6
turn gain down a little bit and keep everything relatively equal. then watch the treble to limit the harshness of your tone.
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#7
I use these settings:

Treble: 7
Bass: 5.5-6
Mids: 4
Gain: 7.5-8

But it just works for me. Tweak your settings and find your own tone!
#8
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What are some good amp settings for some good, heavy metal? Currently I have bass all the way up, treble all the way up, gain all the way, and no mids. It sounds good but is there anything else that would make it a little heavier and deeper-sounding? Thanks.


Ah god. The famous 'scooped' sound. This setting may sound great on your own but if you play in a band, you'll not cut through for ****. Mids are the way!

I can't really say much for EQ since it relies heavily on your guitar and amp and whatever pedals you have to go with it.
#9
i seriously lol'ed when i read you have gain treble and bass dimed and mids set to nothing.

depending on your gear you should try something more along these lines:

bass:6
mids:8
treble:5
gain:7-9

that should thicken your sound up
#10
Personally, I lke a metal tone with boosted mids rather than cut. Evrything just has more definition, and is more punchy. The tone also sounds thicker, which is what I would imagen you would want for a metal tone.
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