This will be another vote for Metallica - The Black Album. My expectations were entirely too high. Over the years, I've come to not mind it so much. It'll never be a favorite, but it was more interesting to me than a lot of what was on the radio at the time.
This is one of my all-time favorite amps, it's just way more amp than I need at this point in my life. It ships in a fitted flight case. It was recently retubed with all Svetlana tubes. I replaced the foot switch with a new one direct from Mesa.
I hadn't played with these guys since the 90s. We started talking last year sometime. Some songs started to form, so we got together over a week to hammer them out and track the majority of it. If you like 90's rock, you might dig this.
The Head on the Door, Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me, and Disintegration are my favorites. I always strive to weave some Cure-like bits into my music when I'm writing it. I love the atmospheres that they created.
Over the years, I've owned quite a few Mesas.
two channel Dual Rec
three channel Dual Rec
two channel Triple Rec
After all of those, the best one for me is the Royal Atlantic. The two channel Triple Rec is a close...
My best guitar is this Schecter that I paid $350 for. I swapped the pickups out, but that was it. They were maybe another $150. I still ended up using it to record more stuff than my Les Paul because it sounded better. It was also the guitar that I kept when I had to sell the majority of my...