Get that guitar. It'll get you a nice metal tone right out of the box.
The amp he's playing (and probably isn't using any pedals with) is a Mesa Boogie Rectifier (probably a Roadster).
I love Sweetwater, but then, I'm from that area, and I know several folks that work there. My sales engineer is an old friend. He knows I hate bullshit, and thus doesn't feed me any