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Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by grungtertl, Sep 10, 2005.
Ashdown EVO 900 or Gallien Krueger 2001RB?
Depends on whatcha want. If you want a tubey sound, go Ashdown. If you want more modern, go GK.
Both will be uber-loud and drive most anything.
G-K. The 2001rb is a monster. Killer loud and I love the tone. I am personally not a fan of Ashdown tone, YMMV.
Don't know about the 2001rb's, but if they are anywhere as nice as they make the 800's, then you're set. The 800 RB's are one of the most solid heads out imo.
I love the Ashdown tone. It does have a good deal of tubey goodness, which may be in your favour. I don't like completely solid-state amps, myself.
Two different animals. I have an Ashdown MAGC210 combo amp I use live and a GK Backline 110 for jamming. I LOVE the Ashdown for its low mids and warmth. It complements my Warwick very well. The GK has a more modern "rip paper off walls" tone which is nice, but I prefer the warmth of my Ashdown.
My site about my gear gives a more elaborate breakdown. http://www.geocities.com/nc6566
That is a wonderfull explanation of G-K tone. Hit the nail on the head with this one.