Originally Posted by JimmyM
Can you rephrase that question with words that actually mean something?
I got it. He wants pickups with "some growl and cut to them". I'd call that "snarly". Describing tones is subjective.
Certainly G&L MFDs fit that description.
Stainless steel strings should help too. Lately I've been using Rotosound 66's along with a Hartke XL cab to get more snarl.
Strings are a good pace to to start, and are cheaper than pickups.