#1
What amp should I get if I want the Rhoads sound under $500.

I play an Epiphone SG with no pedals
#2
maybe the VOX Valvetronics hybrid or a Blackheart Little Giant with a overdrive pedal.
Gear:
2007 Gibson Les Paul Standard Faded (Honeyburst)
Marshall AVT50X
Dunlop SW-95 Slash Signature Crybaby Wah