I've only tried a 40 in a shop. I have the Blackstar HT1 and I've also tried the floor
pedal (the dual drive one) which, I believe, is pretty much a pedal approximation of the
I have to say I like the clean channel on all of these and, once cranked,
I like the crunch you can get. Hit with a pedal, it goes to classic rock and heavier and
On all of the above, I haven't liked the OD channel. Just too
much for my taste. But that's just me.... And I guess you
But then again if you look at the artist page http://www.blackstaramps.com/artists/quotes.php
it seems like anyone
who wears black and does death metal in a band called 'Pony Death Rattle' or similar has a
Blackstar that is..... Black. Anyone that plays classic rock has a Blackstar that is red
(i.e. the Artisan series).
Big old generalisation for sure but it's a free
I just think the 2nd channel on these seems to be aimed at the rather more
extreme end of the spectrum.