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Hey everyone,
I'm getting my first electric guitar soon and I wanted some suggestions. I've got $200-$300 for the guitar and around the same for an amp. I'm into hard/classic rock (Zeppelin,GNR,Aerosmith),older metal (Sabbath, Metallica), and nu-metal or watever you want to call it (Slipknot, Korn, Lamb of God). The three guitars i've been looking at are:

Ibanez RG2EX1 (Black)
Epiphone Vintage G-400 (Worn Cherry)
Squier Black and Chrome Fat Strat (Black Rosewood Fretboard)

As for the amp, my freind recomended the Behringer V-Tone GMX210 Stereo Combo Amp, which he seems to like, but i've been told that it's ****. Any suggestions would be appreciated here. I need an amp that has good effects and can play in band practice with a drummer present.

Anyway, tell me what you think and if you have somthing that you think would suit me better please post it.
Thanks
Gear:
Ibanez GRG170DX
Behringer V-Tone GMX210
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#4
For the guitar I would go with the Epiphone Vintage G-400. Excellent guitar! And as you progress and gain more knowledge of tone and you are looking for a "better" guitar all you will need to do is swap the pickups in your G-400 for better ones.

As for the amp I honestly would recommend something like a Peavey Envoy 110... although I know everyone else will say either a Roland Cube 30X or something from Vox.
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#6
Valve Junior, an overdrive pedal and a Washburn if you can afford it.

IF not, any Epiphone G400. (G400, not G310)
Gear
Fender Jaguar > effects (x9) > Orange AD5


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#7
I think you should get the G-400, and either a Microcube or Vox ADVT30.
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Zeppelin, GNR, and Aerosmith use Les Pauls for the most part. If you like Les Pauls look at the Agile AL series for some nice quality LP's. http://www.rondomusic.com/dauntlesssbd2ts.html should get you the tones your looking for. For an amp I would recommend something from the cube or Vox ADVT series. Both are nice amps.
Epi Les Paul Standard
Vox AD50VT