The Metal Foundry SDX is an all-new recording with Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake, featuring seven drum kits spanning 300,000 sound files of raw, single-hit drum recordings in the vein of Drumkit From Hell and dfh Superior. The Metal Foundry SDX was 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 Haake.
The Metal Foundry SDX features 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) and Fredrik Thordendal (Meshuggah).
The product features custom MIDI by Gene Hoglan (Dark Angel, Strapping Young Lad, Devin Townsend, Testament) and Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork, Warrel Dane, Scarve, Aborted).
The Metal Foundry SDX will be available worldwide on July 1, 2009.