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dem00n

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Why?

I keep being told its the best kind of amp for metal so im very intrested.

Hey if i makes a nice tone who gives a **** what it is?

 

 

OMG I´m going to be so flamed for tryin' to help a friend here...

 

 

For metal I would go solid state with a tube pedal (like the rocktron silver dragon). It's what's given me the best results so far.

 

For everything else: all tube setup!

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Hey if i makes a nice tone who gives a **** what it is?

 

Go for it. My only advice would be to make sure you play an all tube amp along side. The hybrids can sound pretty good until you hear them next to an all tube amp. If it holds its own there (to your ears) you are aces. If it doesn't you know not to waste your money.

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OMG I´m going to be so flamed for tryin' to help a friend here...

 

 

For metal I would go solid state with a tube pedal (like the rocktron silver dragon). It's what's given me the best results so far.

 

For everything else: all tube setup!

 

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I would have to agree, with those levels of distortion, often times solid state sounds better than tube. For metal, I think you might want to look at that. Tube has a nice grit that I like for rock and everything else.

 

If it sounds good, go for it.

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Go for it. My only advice would be to make sure you play an all tube amp along side. The hybrids can sound pretty good until you hear them next to an all tube amp. If it holds its own there (to your ears) you are aces. If it doesn't you know not to waste your money.

Thats what i was going to do!

Who knows it might sound nice.

Im keeping my hopes up.

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...by the way' date=' when I say "Solid state amp" I mean "high end solid state" not "cheap a$$ 10 Watt convenience store solid state"[/quote']

Well not all high end soild states are good for metal.

Also not all tube amps are made for metal.

Though it is possible to mod one.

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