Following the release of the mosh worthy, Metal Guitar Gods 3 EZmix Pack, we took a break from head-banging to ask the hugely talented metal media managing, tech savvy Keith Merrow and masterclass running, guitar shredding Ola Englund all about their involvement, and what to expect. We also chat about Keith’s most recent EP release, and Ola’s work with Swedish metal band ‘The Haunted’. Read on to find out more!
Singer/songwriter/producer Elliot Alderman – Broom is a triple threat and the voice behind progressive metal juggernauts Cambion. After our Metal Month interview with Cambion last year we gave Elliot a call and asked him to create some Superior Drummer presets to give to you guys completely free!
Essex born Melodic metallic quintet Forever Never are back! Earlier this year they ended their 3 year hiatus by smashing sets and packing tents at Takedown, YNOT and Isle of Whight festivals, their comeback single ‘Never Giving Up’ spending 9 weeks in the Kerrang! rock chart and their next single ‘One Life’ is looking to eclipse that. We grabbed frontman Renny to talk, Toontrack, influences and the Forever Never takeover
The last 12 months have been busy for Chasing Cadence, from tours and festivals to a whole new worldwide fan base opening up to them. We caught up with them shortly before their recent tour and learnt how they turned their drummer in to a human drum machine, tour essentials and Toontrack.
Following a busy summer of international festivals and a South West Music Award under their belts, progressive tech metal quartet Cambion have taken to the studio. We caught up with them to talk about their love for Toontrack exclusively for Metal Month
If you’ve yet to experience either of Toontrack‘s award winning drum samplers it’s simple to make the judgement that EZdrummer is the easiest of the two to use. This new video from Toontrack delves deeper than that to give you a clear idea of what features and capabilities each instrument delivers and how they could fit into your own workflow. You may even decide that both could easily slot into…
This week sees the release of Toontrack’s seventeenth expansion pack for their EZdrummer and Superior Drummer software. The Blues EZX comes complete with two full drum kits plus vintage Zildjan cymbals and extras including a suitcase and calfskinned tambourines to deliver a warm and characteristic sound to your tracks. We got in touch with the drummer behind the recordings, Hans Lindbäck, who has over half a century’s experience of playing…
For the third year running, November has been nominated as Toontrack’s Metal Month celebrating the heavier side of rock music. This year has already seen an epic launch party in Toontrack’s home city of Umeå, with live performances from Swedish heavy metal legends Meshuggah and American progressive metal band Periphery.