Today, Toontrack announced the release of a new drum MIDI title performed by Matt Garstka of Animals as Leaders: Metal Fusion MIDI. This marks the sixth and final release in Toontrack’s ongoing Metal Month campaign.
About Matt Garstka’s Metal Fusion MIDI
Matt Garstka of progressive metal pioneers Animals as Leaders is one of the most technically proficient and versatile drummers in today’s metal scene. With a degree from Berklee and a history of drumming his way through numerous genres, he brings a unique take on how to approach the general term of groove in a metal context. In this collection of MIDI he takes you on a journey of what shaped him as a drummer. Expect intricate grooves that touch on jazz, soul and gospel – all infused by the unmistakable traits of true, hard-hitting metal.
This collection of grooves is for any writer of progressive metal or heavy rock who doesn’t mind being challenged or thrown off at times. Expect refined finesse blended with an outburst of creativity. But above all, expect to be inspired. Start writing!
- Drum grooves/fills by Matt Garstka (Animals as Leaders)
- A total of 371 individually played files
- Song structure categorization in each song folder (intro, verse, chorus, bridge etc)
- 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4 variations in straight and/or swing feel
- Tempos ranging from 86 to 172 BPM
Listen to audio demos and find more information here:
About Toontrack and Metal Month
Toontrack is a developer of software for music production, widely acclaimed for its attention to quality, design and innovation. In 1999, Toontrack changed the industry with the groundbreaking drum sample library Drumkit From Hell. Today, the company is world-leading in sampled drums and has extended its product range to include mix tools, software piano instruments and a wide assortment of expansion content. Some of Toontrack's most known brands include EZdrummer 2, Superior Drummer 2, EZmix 2 and EZkeys. Metal Month is Toontrack’s annual celebration of all things related to metal music, a genre that is firmly rooted within the company’s history and products.