Note: this post is from 2009, outbound links may be broken.
Toontrack Music announces The Metal Foundry SDX
Toontrack Music has announced The Metal Foundry SDX, an all-new SDX expansion pack for Superior Drummer 2.0.
The Metal Foundry SDX™ is an all-new recording with Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake, featuring seven massive drum kits, spanning 300,000 sound files of raw, single hit drum recordings in the vein of Drumkit From Hell and dfh Superior, covering Hard Rock to Metal, from the early Blues tinged sound of the late 60s to the fragmentation of todays music, from Power through Thrash, Death and Progressive Metal.
The Metal Foundry SDX™ celebrates the Toontrack® Music Hard Rock and Heavy Metal legacy of the first Drumkit From Hell, on which the company has built its following. This in turn has spawned such groundbreaking products as dfh Superior, EZdrummer® and Superior Drummer® 2.0.
The Metal Foundry SDX features
- Recorded and produced at Atlantis Studios in December 2008 by the original Drumkit From Hell recording team, Mattias Eklund (Toontrack® Music), Fredrik Thordendal (Meshuggah), Daniel Bergstrand (Dug Out Studios) and Tomas Haake (Meshuggah).
- Presets by: Devin Townsend (Devin Townsend, Strapping Young Lad, Steve Vai), Daniel Bergstrand from Dug Out Studio (Meshuggah, In Flames, Dark Funeral, Behemoth), Pelle Gunnerfeldt from Gröndahl Studio (The Hives, Moneybrother, Fireside, The International Noise Conspiracy), Pelle Henricsson, Eskil Lövstrand and Magnus Lindberg from Tonteknik Studio (Refused, Meshuggah, Cult Of Luna, Khoma, Hell Is For Heroes), Mattias Eklund from Toontrack (Nocturnal Rites, Naglfar, Guillotine, Galneryus, Lambretta), Jocke Skog (Clawfinger), Fredrik Thordendal (Meshuggah).
- Custom MIDI by: Gene Hoglan (Dark Angel, Strapping Young Lad, Devin Townsend, Testament), Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork, Warrel Dane, Scarve, Aborted).
The Metal Foundry SDX will be available world wide July 1st 2009 for $179 USD / 139 EUR / 125 GBP.
Visit Toontrack for more information.