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I decided to learn playing on an electric guitar. I have no prior knowledge on any instrument. I am looking for an electric guitar suitable for metal songs (more specifically alternative metal, melodic metal, metalcore). I am from Czech Republic, Europe and I am looking for a guitar with price less than or about the same as Schecter Omen Extreme 6 which is around 14000 CZK or $660 (incl. VAT) in my country and about $400 in US (Amazon.com).
I prefer buying a $400 guitar that lasts me for a few years over buying a cheap $150 guitar that I would have to replace after a year of training. I plan to run it through my PC into my headphones so I will probably need some kind of external sound card too with low latency and to apply effects. The price point I mentioned is for guitar only. I have no specific price requirements for the sound card.
I asked a friend who is a composer and he recommended me used Schecter Tempest Standard on ebay from Japan which is above my price price point. He also recommended me Schecters in general and told me Schecter Omen is good for metal. For a sound card, he recommended me to buy either PreSonus AudioBox iOne or Line 6 POD Studio UX1 which he says is more suitable for an electric guitar (both are acceptable for me price-wise).
What do you think I should buy?
EDIT: I ended up ordering Schecter Demon 6 without FR and Line 6 POD Studio UX1.