Image 2 of 3. In case the name didn’t give it away, this little amp has been voiced and set up to play all of the metal. These are MUSICnGEAR's picks for the 50 of The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time, in any genre. Talk with your fellow tone freaks on the web's liveliest (and friendliest!) Picking on the cost of this amp again, I feel like, at this price, a little bit of choice and customization is no harm. It’s 50 watts strong, and come loaded with a 12 inch Celestion speaker. To be fair, Marshalls are best known for rock, particularly that of a blue-inspired nature. from United States took the "Goodforme" Test for a relevant item in the Guitars and Basses category 3 months 1 week ago and scored 40%, A male fan of Aerosmith, The Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day, Metallica, Slayer, Slipknot and Classic rock, Alternative rock, Metal , aged 17 y.o. If I play this thing next to my bro who is using my 6505+ the Marshall gets blown out of the water.

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& DSL40C superb and flexible performance tools for today’s most demanding playing situations and you can rest assured it is packed full of our famed Marshall tone. By Danny Trent from United States took the "Goodforme" test for Marshall DSL40C Vintage Special 2 years 6 months ago and scored 99%, A male fan of Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, De La Soul and Classic rock, Alternative rock, Metal, Jazz, Blues, Electronic, Hip hop / rap , aged 25-34 y.o.

Marshall DSL40C (controls) Image 3 of 3. They’re not a massively popular brand, but I’m very certain that’s to do with the cost. As always, the best thing to do is to head down to your local guitar store and try them. The market for dedicated amps for metal players is very small.

Stay tuned, more community features are coming up! To be honest, by “not always practical,” I actually mean “rarely practical.”. tone forum. It comes with a single 12-inch speaker – a Celestion Seventy 80 – and runs at 40 watts. from Netherlands took the "Goodforme" test for a relevant item by Marshall in the Tube Guitar Combos category 3 years 9 months ago and scored 99%, A male fan of The Who, The Black Keys, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robert Johnson, Jimmy Page and Classic rock, Blues , aged 55 y.o. There isn’t actually too much to say about this amp. Its preamp comes with two ECC83 tubes, while its power amp includes two EL84s. It doesn’t get more metal than that! | A sample of the data we are using to generate the results for the Goodforme Test, reports and visualizations for this gear can be found below. or younger from Bulgaria took the "Goodforme" Test for a relevant item by Marshall in the Guitars and Basses category 3 years 6 months ago and scored 99%, A male fan of Ellie Goulding, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Miles Davis, Norah Jones, Howlin' Wolf and Pop, Classic rock, Jazz, Blues , aged 55 y.o. before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. We take our job seriously. or older from United Kingdom took the "Goodforme" test for a relevant item by Marshall in the Tube Guitar Combos category 4 years 11 months ago and scored 58%, A male fan of Eric Clapton and Blues , aged 35-44 y.o. Marshall tones are wonderful for old school sloppy death metal tones. from United Kingdom took the "Goodforme" test for a relevant item by Marshall in the Tube Guitar Combos category 1 year 3 months ago and scored 99%, A male fan of The Edge, Eagles, Pearl Jam, Guns N' Roses, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Def Leppard and Classic rock, Alternative rock, Metal, Blues , aged 18-24 y.o. Personally, I think it’s all relative. Within Channel 1, you have three selectable modes: Clean, Texas, and Mega. But the real winning spec with this amp is the fact that it’s an absolute tube-fest! The model comprises of four top-notch features that make it an ideal musical instrument for those who are planning to buy a powerful guitar amp. If the aforementioned bands float your boat, this could be a good solution if you need thing something more compact for not playing in venues the size they pack out.

If these are still beyond your budget, the metal setting of a modeling amp may well be your best bet, but a round up of the metal settings of modeling amps is a different listicle (and practice amp vs live performances amp, etc…). There are two things about that imagined picture.