My experience, the POD XT live puts out *beautiful* tone for bluesy, clean, low-distortion, effects based stuff, i found it lacking in the hardcore death metal distortion stuff, or maybe i'm too cheap to buy the extra patches. From experience with a musician here in the university who plays covers of Nile, Children of Bodom among other things, generally speaking Boss processors are good at duplicating them. But his advice is, if you really want to sound good, buy pedals.
"While the truncheon may be used in lieu of conversation, words will always retain their power. Words offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the enunciation of truth."
robotpajamas: since Im going to be giving the CAT this year
d_ist_urb_ed: To whom?
robotpajamas: f*ck you