#1
A year or so ago I bought a cheap acoustic guitar but I am now ready to spend a little more money on my first electric guitar. The styles of music I like to play are mostly classic rock, pop/rock and modern rock. I also like to play a little bit of blues and jazz but I could see myself playing alot more jazz then I do now. I am willing to spend around $400 - 500 including amp. The fact is that I dont really know what makes a good guitar so I really dont have any idea of what I should get. I have looked at Ephiphone's g400 but I have never actually played one since trying out guitars is a good 1 - 2 hour trip away. The one I have been looking at is listed here.

Thanks for any help,

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#2
Not that amp. It sounds horrible. Buy the guitar and amp separately. For what ou mentioned, try a Roland MicroCube for the amp, and the guitar you showed is fine I guess. I don't like cheap Epiphones though, they feel horrible.
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#3
Ok thanks I will totally check that amp out. Is the guitar I have looked at suited for the kinds of music I am going to play or is there something better that is in my price range?