Sound — 7
I use a black RR3 w/Seymour Duncans and this amp really screams. This amp suits my style of metal well. The amp gets a little fuzzy on insane but that's what it is supposed to do. I don't know too much about the clean setting because I don't use it. The distortion ranges form high to low as you change the models, insane has the most distortion. Clean the least.
Overall Impression — 7
Like I said, I play metal and it is a great amp for my style. I have been playing for a bit over a year now. When I first started playing I had a Peavey Rage 158 transtube amp. If it were stolen/ lost I would definately buy something else. One thing I love about this amp is the metal setting. The one thing I hate about it is, it is too small. My favorite feature about it is, it's amp models.
Reliability & Durability — 8
The amp is reliable. If I used it at a gig I would not use a backup. My amp has never broken down, so it is pretty durable. I would never let this amp break down because of neglect. If it broke down I would probably get it fixed and sell it.
Features — 9
This amp is very versatile, I play '80s and '90s metal. The crunch model w/the green light sounds awesome for '80s style play. The metal model w/the green light sounds awesome for Metallica. It has 4 different channels to store your settings, but I don't really use them too much. It has 7 different effects which are good. I rarely use the delay/echo too much, only when I am not practicing. I only use it for practicing in my room. One of the best things about this amp is the celestion speakers.