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Do not spend that much money on a guitar and that little on an amp. Please god no. That amp is a piece of shit.
There are some very nice solid state amps, but those are only good for straight-ahead jazz playing on an archtop guitar, which they are voiced for.
I've always related them to metal since I could never get the warmth I associated with tube to cut through the drums from a solid state amp for jazz ... or anything clean really. Heavier stuff was just fine and recording was excellent.
Guitar: no one seems to really be dissing it. Pros and cons of that guitar, given you know I have large'ish hands, want to play rock/alt/metal.
Amp: clearly beyond hope. Guidance wanted, like to get by without dropping more than a grand.
Also, need to talk pedals, tuners, etc.
Fender Twin Reverb Reissue, new, Tube Screamer by Ibanez, and a fuzz box and you're set.
The solid state thing is very common in modern jazz guitar. To wit, Polytone, Acoustic Image, JazzKat, Henriksen. I am not making this up. That's not to say that a fender twin doesn't almost always sound great, but these little amps have a clarity of tone that really lets a good archtop speak.