Toontrack Releases Matt Garstka’s Metal Fusion MIDI Expansion Pack


The latest in Toontrack’s ongoing Metal Month, in which the Swedish software company release a bunch of kick-ass products geared towards metal recording engineers: Metal Fusion MIDI, a collection of grooves programmed together with Animals as Leaders drummer Matt Garstka!

Here’s what the Metal Fusion MIDI expansion pack for EZdrummer, EZdrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2 has to offer:

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!

We’ll have an interview with Matt Garstka published on MetalSucks tomorrow; stay tuned for that. In the meantime check out this demo video of Metal Fusion MIDI and some samples of the sounds in the library below that.

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