So the "band" is finally put together next week (started as 3 guys doing covers on guitar, then I went bass, soon to be a "complete" band with the new drums), and I don't think my 30 watt Fender will be heard over the drums. We play "technical" (still got a long way to go) thrash metal, so the drums will be faast and heavy, and guitar very distorted, so I'm looking for an amp to help me cut through, so I need power. As for the sound, my "ultimate" goal is to have a good aggressive high on the mids, fear inducing sound coming from my fingertips, but I can't afford a 2k amp oe bass yet, so as close as I can get will be good. Don't need volume for any kind of gig, just enough to sound good over the drums. The Fender Rumble 150 seems adequate, I looked at some Peavey but found that their sound isn't good, and the Ampeg BA115 has hiss problems. If needed, I might be able to increase my budget just a bit, thhe thing is that living in Mexico, everything costs about 200$ than the original price (trying to buy online doubles the price from taxes and shipping). Thank you for reading my unnecesarily long post.