right! am on the brink of getting an AMAZING thrash metal sound but am stuck and i need help. right here are my amp and pick up settings just now. amp 'Laney R2' High input Gain - 6/10 bass - up full freq - 150 mid - 6/10 treble 6/10 presence 6/10 Bass 'Epiphone Thunderbird' neck pickup 10/10 bridge pick up 0/10 pick up volume 10/10 could any of you help me in tweaking my setup to geta better sound. Also what type of strings do u reccomend i use if i am playin Hard rock/Thrash metal. Thanks Phil.