Umeå, Sweden, October 31, 2017 — Today, Toontrack announced the Death Metal MIDI pack ($29), a collection of drum grooves and fills performed by Cattle Decapitation drummer Dave McGraw. This marks the 66th individual title in Toontrack’s ever-growing line of drum MIDI and the first release of the company’s annual Metal Month campaign, launching today.
About the Death Metal MIDI Pack
With extreme finesse and razor-sharp execution, drummer Dave McGraw steamrolls his way through this collection of MIDI like a battering ram. Handling drumming duties in the death metal band Cattle Decapitation, he’s obliged to master anything from the heaviest and most basic of backbeats to the utmost in technical prowess – something that goes to show in this pack. Expect the entire range, from bombastic and ultra-heavy to savage tempos, hammering bass drums and blistering fills. This is death metal drumming in its most raw and stark form, executed by a drummer at the vanguard of the international scene.
• Drum grooves and fills inspired by extreme death metal music
• Performed by Dave McGraw (Cattle Decapitation)
• Approx. 400 individually played files
• 4/4 in straight and/or swing feel
• Tempos ranging from 88 BPM to 260 BPM
• Song structure categorization (intro, verse, chorus, bridge, fills, etc.)
See the Death Metal MIDI product page for more audio demos.
About Toontrack and Metal Month 2017
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 a world leader 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. For this year’s edition, Toontrack just announced November 21 as the released date for The Rock Foundry SDX, an expansion produced by Bob Rock for the recently released Superior Drummer 3. In addition, yet-to-be-announced titles will be revealed on a weekly basis through the month. Toontrack is also offering generous deals and happenings all through Metal Month.