#1
What amp would be versatile enough to go from Red Hot Chili Peppers to Metallica and other types of metal? I'm really just curious, i need a new amp, and i like to play alot of different styles.

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#2
ENGL amps are wonderful.
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ENGL amps are wonderful.

Checked 'em out, maybe something a little more on the budget side?

500 and below would be nice.

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Checked 'em out, maybe something a little more on the budget side?

500 and below would be nice.

You're not going to find a GOOD amp for 500 or below. Keep saving.
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#5
Randall RG or ValveKing. They are affordable and decent for their respective prices. Some speaker or tube upgrades will make them sound better than stock products.
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#6
The Hughes & Kettner Switchblade has proven itself very versatile. But its $1500.
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The Hughes & Kettner Switchblade has proven itself very versatile. But its $1500.



I've been giving this amp some serious thought. How versatile is the distortion?
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The Hughes & Kettner Switchblade has proven itself very versatile. But its $1500.


lol

VHT amps but theyre an assload. Definitely save up your money.
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I've been giving this amp some serious thought. How versatile is the distortion?


I've heard they're good, but a bit surprisingly I've also heard that people don't find them that good for the price. Meh, I think that's with all modellers (and no, I'm not bashing it just because it's modelling).

...it is modelling, right? That's what I thought, anyway.

But nevertheless, it's not a bad amp. Something like a Mesa Mark IV can be had for that price (I'm guessing your from US), it's very versatile. It's even less than 1500, I think you might get one used for less than 1000?
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#10
Traynor YCS 50.. but they start at about $800 new.

you should save for a bit longer and make this a worthwhile investment.
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The switchblade isn't modeling. It just has digital effects built in, but you don't need to use any of them. Full tube(EL34's and 12AX7's). The distortion is great, pretty much perfect for my tastes. And the fact that you can store all your channel settings in the MIDI footswitch(up to 128) is nice. All in all the amp has a really great sound to it, definitely one of the best purchases I made.
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Epi LP Classic
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Yamaha acoustic
Boss DD-3 Delay
B.Y.O.C. MXR Distortion+
Vox Wah
Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer
#12
You can get a Crate flexwave combo for under $500 that will give you the sound range you're looking for.

I also like the Traynor line up, although it's a little pricier.