Line 6 Spider is more than good enough for metal guitar tones
I'm starting to believe naysayers of this amp really don't get how amps work.
I own a Line 6 Spider V 60 amp and am very happy with it. However, one thing I've seen a lot of is, of course, metalheads that say the amp sucks and can't do metal tones at all.
I beg to differ.
Metal is a music style I hardly even play anymore, but with just a few quick edits to a preset, I was able to get a fairly decent metal guitar tone out of the Spider V. With a Telecaster. A single-coil Telecaster. A Squier Bullet cheap-as-dirt Telecaster.
This something I was able to do with very little effort. One guitar, one Spider V amp plugged in direct over USB, nothing else. There was no post-production audio editing when putting the video together. In fact, I didn't even edit the video at all. I just started recording, adjusted the level for my clip mic and amp, and that was it.
Believe me, the Spider V sings with some simple preset editing. Don't let anyone tell you different.
And remember, the Spider V Remote software is free by Line 6. It's on Line 6's software page. If editing presets direct from the amp is too much of a bother, just plug in to a computer and do it there instead.
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