#1
what wattage of tube amp would be as equally as loud as a normal drummer? Or should i say compliments the volume of the drums well?
#2
Depends how hard he's hitting them.

I've a 60watt amp and can be heard over the drums.
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#3
A drummer would be comparable to a cranked 30 watt amp or so
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#4
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Depends how hard he's hitting them.
And how much you crank your amp.
#6
It depends on your drummer. My mate hits his drums freaking hard and a 75watt SS amp with every knob turned to full (say goodbye to tone) can barely be heard over him. Another one of my mates plays at a more reasonable volume and I can play properly with a 15watt SS amp dialed for proper tone.
#7
About 20-30watts SS amp is equally loud as a drummer when fully cranked. But SS amps sound like **** then, so atleast a 50w ss is needed for playing with a drummer. Tube, my valveking royal 8 (5w) can keep up with a drummer when the gain and volume is maxed, but it gets kinda muddy then.
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#9
I don't know exactly. But whatever you do, don't crank your amp up all the way, it's not good for your amp.
#10
15watt tube amps can get over drummers. It also depends if its class A or A/B. a class A 5 watt amp can be known to be heard over a drummer. Lots of amps are different.
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