Toontrack has announced the release of Metal Fusion MIDI, a new drum MIDI title performed by Matt Garstka of Animals as Leaders. This marks the sixth release in Toontrack's ongoing Metal Month campaign.
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 his own take on how to approach the general term of groove in a metal context. In this collection of MIDI he wants to take a user 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 intended for any writer of progressive metal or heavy rock who doesn't mind being challenged or thrown off at times.
- 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.