Metal Essentials is Latest Expansion for Groove Agent

New Acoustic Agent Styles for Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4
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New Acoustic Agent Styles feature intricately crafted metal rock grooves

for Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4

Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH today announced the immediate availability of the Metal Essentials VST Sound Instrument Set.

Metal Essentials consists of exclusively recorded Styles that span a broad range of heavy metal rhythmic patterns instantly accessible through the Style Player of Groove Agent.

Available for the Acoustic Agent drum kits of Steinberg’s award-winning Groove Agent 4 drum software and the Groove Agent SE 4 plug-in included in latest versions of Cubase, Metal Essentials features ten Styles comprising a variety of intros, main grooves, fills and endings that cover different tempos and time signatures.

Matthias Quellmann, Senior Marketing Manager at Steinberg, commented: “If Groove Agent is the drummer of your metal band, there’s really no way you won’t love Metal Essentials. It

perfectly rounds out the wide array of music styles covered by our VST Sound Instrument Sets.”

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Availability and pricing

The VST Sound Instrument Set, Metal Essentials, is exclusively available through the Steinberg Online Shop for 24.99 euros, including German VAT.

Features at a glance

  • 10 heavy metal Styles for the Acoustic Agent drum kits in Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4
  • Each Style is featured in a VST preset and comes with a dedicated mixer setting
  • Grooves cover different tempi and time signatures
  • Each Style includes main parts, intros, endings and fills
  • An inexhaustible resource for creating backing tracks, inspiring new compositions and improvisation sessions

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
Steinberg is known the world over for its music and audio software and hardware solutions. The company has been developing, manufacturing and selling innovative products for musicians and producers in the music, film, post production and multimedia industries since 1984. Steinberg products are used by Grammy and Oscar award-winning composers, engineers and producers. The company also offers business customers license-management and copy-protection


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