#1
Currently I play a Spider 3 and just realized the tone is not the most desirable one I'd like. I play metal, but would prefer a good clean tone as well. Mainly I want a good thrashy tone. Could you guys recommend me a good tube amp $500 or less?

I've been looking at the Peavey ValveKing.
#2
The valveking is pretty good for you. Actually I have a Spider III and i'm buying the Valveking in a few weeks.
#3
You could do a lot better than a VK for $500. Especially if you look used.


See if you can find an Ashdown Fallen Angel. They have a real nice thrash tone. Otherwise look into a used Randall RG50TC.
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#4
The Valveking seems like a hit and miss for you. Its OD is pretty good (Especally for thrash) but the cleans are absolutely horrible, like unaceptable horribe.

As stated before a Randall RG50TC seems like it would be more suited towardes what you want.
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#5
Quote by SSL27
You could do a lot better than a VK for $500. Especially if you look used.


See if you can find an Ashdown Fallen Angel. They have a real nice thrash tone. Otherwise look into a used Randall RG50TC.


I've owned an Ashdown Fallen Angel for almost 3 years - where is this thrash tone you speak of!? Its a great amp for classic rock based stuff but its not the amp you want if you're looking for a heavier tone.
#6
I dunno. When I played one I had what I thought was a decent trash tone when I used an OD, but I don't really listen to much thrash, so I'm not sure what my opinion on a good trash tone would be worth...
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