Toontrack EZX - Drumkit From Hell

An institution in the metal community

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Drumkit From Hell aka DFH, originally came about to address Toontrack's own needs for better and more natural drums for the production work they were doing and decided to record and release a library of their own with the best musicians and producers available to us, their good friends Tomas Haake and Fredrik Thordendal from Meshuggah and Daniel Bergstrand from Dug-Out studios. Little did they know what they had started.

Drumkit From Hell was awarded 5 of 5 in Sound on Sound and an EQ Magazine Exceptional Quality award and launched Toontrack Music and the DFH brand in a major way into the sample business enabling the development the Superior and EZ drum samplers. To celebrate and signify the importance for them of Drumkit From Hell they decided to re-release it as an EZX expansion pack for EZdrummer.

The DFH EZX contains the essence of what Toontrack is originally all about. The commitment to excellence through collaboration with the best players and producers aimed at helping you to make better, more inspired music. This version of DFH includes both the original DFH release and the Add-On pack that was released subsequently. All sounds have been re-mixed and they've added custom midifiles from the diabolically gifted musician and guitar player of Meshuggah, Fredrik Thordendal plus midi played by one of the other great Metal Drummers we know, Ove Lingvall from Nocturnal Rites. Metal at its best.

KEY FEATURES

  • Recorded by Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake and engineer Daniel Bergstrand. Remixed by Mattias Eklund (Toontrack)
  • Extensive Included custom MIDI library designed by Fredrik Thordendal (Meshuggah)
  • Additonal MIDI content performed by Tomas Haake (Meshuggah), Owe Lingvall (Nocturnal Rites), Mattias Grahn (ex-Naglfar) and Efraim Juntunen (Persuader)

Instruments include:

Kick Drums:

  • Sonor Designer Series 18x22" - damped and undamped, neutral eq & extreme eq
  • Ludwig Wood Fiber Glass 24"

Snare Drums:

  • Ayotte 4x14" Maple Shell
  • Ludwig 8x14"
  • Pearl Sensitone 6,5x14" Bronze Shell
  • Sonor Designer Series 6,5x14 Maple Light Shell
  • Sonor Designer Series 5x14" Maple Light Shell
  • Sonor Hilite 5x12" Maple Shell
  • Tomas Haake Engineering 7x14" Pockenholz Shell

Toms:

  • Sonor Designer Series 10x10", 12x12", 13x13", 16x16" and 18x18"

Hats:

  • 14" Sabian HH Rock HiHat

Cymbal 1:

  • 19" Sabian AAXtreme Chinese
  • 21" Sabian AAXtreme Chinese
  • 21" Sabian AAXtreme Chinese

Cymbal 2:

  • 16" Sabian HH Medium Crash
  • 17" Sabian HH Medium Thin Crash
  • 19" Sabian HH Crash Ride

Cymbal 3:

  • 10" Sabian HH Splash

Cymbal 4:

  • 20" Sabian HH Crash Ride
  • 21" Sabian HH Crash Ride

Cymbal 5:

  • 18" Sabian HH Chinese/15" Sabian HH Medium Crash
  • 15" Sabian AAXtreme Chinese/12" Sabian HH Splash
  • 15" Sabian AAXtreme Chinese

Cymbal 6:

  • 8" Sabian HH Splash

Cymbal 7:

  • 22" Sabian HH Power Bell Ride
  • 22" Sabian HH Crash Ride

Cymbal 8:

  • 12" Sabian HH Splash

Cymbal 9:

  • 20" Sabian HH Dark Chinese (Brilliant)
  • 20" Sabian HH Dark Chinese

Cymbal 10:

  • 21" Sabian HH Medium Crash
  • 22" Sabian HH Crash Ride

Cymbal 11:

  • 22" Sabian Ed Thigpen Crystal Bell Ride
  • 23" Sabian HH Crash Ride

Please click on the link below to view the download and install guide for this product.

http://help.timespace.com/home/toontrack-install-guides

Customer Reviews

Press Quotes

"This monster of a kit has five toms and 11 cymbals (not counting the hi-hats) and has a wonderfully bight but punchy rock sound to it, with bags of dynamics." - Sound on Sound 

"If metal or hard rock is your thing and you're looking for an easy way to create complex, authentic beats but you're lacking a drummer, EZX Drumkit From Hell provides an ideal starting point." - MusicTech

Tech Specs

Product Type:

Expansion

Product Specs:

System Requirements
  • EZdrummer 1.2.0 or higher, or Superior Drummer 2.3 (or above)
  • 1 GB free disk space