Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: North Platte, NE
Re: Mesa/Boogie Studio .22+ for metal?
Yes it can. I had one back in the day and it is still probably my favorite amp I've owned. I had a Vintage 30 put in mine, but with the onboard EQ you could easily get a nice thrash tone from it. It did so much more as well.
My only complaint was that adjusting the levels to switch from the clean to dirty channles was difficult. The optimal setting for one made it hard to switch to the other at a usuable level. So not the best for live playing with a lot of clean/dirty changes. But hey- it's called Studio for a reason. For that purpose it was just unbleievable, IMO.