Toontrack has released its new EZbass expansion tailored for hard and heavy rock, featuring the sounds of a meticulously captured classic mid-’70s bass guitar.

The Hard Rock EBX is designed for use in bombastic, heavy, and genuine hard rock productions where the bass has an unquestionably central role.

The instrument, which has cemented its place at the pantheon of hard rock alongside iconic players like Lemmy, Cliff Burton, Roger Glover, Glenn Hughes and Phil Lynott, is nothing short of a bona fide rock star itself. With its gut-punching low end, roaring mid range and zingy but ever-so-balanced highs, it’s the definition of a rock solid bass for serious hard rock songs. Add to that the comprehensive collection of presets and the MIDI that comes with this bulldozer of an EBX and you’ll have what is sure to become a workhorse in your heavy rock toolbox from here on out.

Sampled using both of the original mono and stereo outputs of the bass, the Hard Rock EBX includes a wealth of presets for a broad range of hard rock tones, from vibrantly clean to dark, muddy, gritty and heavily distorted. An unprocessed direct input (DI) preset option is available for easy external processing.

The Hard Rock EBX is available from the Toontrack store and at distributor PluginFox, priced $79 USD.