If you like the tone you're getting out of your amp, then record it. With SS you set your gain and it can sound basically the same at bedroom volume, rehearsal volume, or stage volume. You get everything sounding perfect in the rehearsal room and it gets all muddy when you crank it up at a show.

Tubes only really differentiate themselves from transistors when the amp starts to distort. You can even rack up two preamps and a stereo power amp and have one rack for two guitarists that's easy to handle.

The term distortion (where tubes are concerned) has more to do with breakup and taming of transients on the output rather than the initial clipping. They definitely have their place any I would recommend that every guitarist eventually should own one, but don't let a lowly SS amp keep you from making music.

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Judging from your user name I assume that you play metal. You can get real loud for much less cash with SS vs tube.

I generally play heavy music and I actually PREFER solid state amps for several reasons.

You can get fine clean amp tones from a solid state amp.

Ty Tabor recorded the 1st four Kings X albums with a solid state amp, and many people consider his tone on those albums to be among the best guitar sounds ever recorded. If you like your tone with that amp and it is the best you have for the material you want to record, then do it.

Tone is subjective so you be the judge of what you hear and feel while in front of the speaker. If you can enhance the tone with mic placement and mic choice then you're well on your way to tracking decent guitar sounds....

I don't think you can go wrong trying and I'd prefer you recording SS amps a million times over than not recording at all. Nothing is better than the other, just different, a bit like people...

The more you test it, the better your understanding and stronger your intuition about how you need to position the mic relative to the amp, and position the amp in the room, to get the sound that you need for the mix for that song.

It costs nothing but time, and I think that time would likely be spent playing with amp sims anyway. This is also a cost issue, but you have no tubes to replace.

I can't seem to like solid state amps live on stage for non-clean sounds. Example, "Creep" by Radiohead, World Hit, the band's breakthrough song, guitar through a cheap, rubbish, Fender solid state amp. As an aside, these days I always record a clean DI signal in addition to the normal amp-mic-signal. Add an amp sim to the clean signal and blend or replace as you desire...