The one time metalheads aren’t looking for noise is when they’re practicing. Still, many metal guitarists find that rehearsal amps lack the biting, aggressive qualities you need to recognize a riff as a metal riff. So what should you look for when you need the best metal amp for practice?
The five best practice amps for metal guitarists include Boss Katana-50 MkII, Mesa/Boogie Mark Five, Orange Crush 20RT, Blackstar ID:Core 10, and Boss Katana Mini. Different amps will work best for players of different experience levels.
Read on to discover more about each of these amplifiers that I’ve put to the test, as well as learn some information to look for when buying a new metal practice amp.