01-24-2013 03:56 PM
Im just trying to get everyone elses opinion on tone between the blackstar ht100, which I just ordered to get rid of my Marshall TSL 122. I thought it to be garbage I loved it when I first bought the thing but the longer I had it the more pain it became. I'm playing through a Gibson les Paul studio 91' with tom Anderson HT+1 humbuckers in it I have a pretty unique sound that I go for.
Although I do like classic Marshall here and there for covers I like the British tone with a tight low end I play everything from led zeppelin , 80's hair metal and some current hard rock like three days grace and such. So in all what does everyone think would be the best option for me I just don't think the TSL had enough gain for pinch harmonics and other songs open to all opinions and amp suggestions thanks everyone.
01-24-2013 10:24 PM
Most modern sounds are boosted. At least they are when I play them on my JCM800. The Blackstar's I've heard have more gain on tap, so it will probably be a more versatile amp for your situation.
01-25-2013 12:58 AM - edited 01-25-2013 12:59 AM
I would say get a DSL, then the TSL.
I like blackstar amps but Marshalls sound just a bit better and the mid range is more intune with the stuff you want to do.
Blackstars just sound too modern to be honest.
Edit I just noticed it's the combo, sell it the combo's suck get the head.
01-25-2013 03:52 AM
01-25-2013 02:51 PM
Yeah I read into it a lot that the TSL 122 has a lot of issues which is true . One of the only reasons IM getting rid of the combo and not buying a Marshall Head is because I hate using a bunch of pedals and I switch from crystal cleans to distortion a ton. That woundnt be the best to have overdrive pedals and such through them, but I think i will give the DSL a try when I head to the store tomorrow.
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