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GUITAR PLAYTHROUGH FEAT. MENDEL BIJ DE LEIJ.

“This song is specially written for this video. I was going for a thrash vibe which I haven’t done for a while. I can’t deny the fact the second half of the track has some sort of a Lamb of God “As the Palaces” era vibe, which is my fav album of theirs. Programming drums with the Drums of Destruction EZX was a true pleasure. Besides the fat kick and snare, I was especially in love with the toms. Josh Wilbur, my compliments – hats off to you! For the guitar tone, I used the Modern Metal Guitars EZmix Pack. Loved it! Enjoy the video and song.” /Mendel bij de Leij

Read the full Artist Profile with Mendel here.

Check out the Drums of Destruction EZX by Chris Adler and Josh Wilbur here and the Modern Metal Guitars EZmix Pack here.


ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: BEAU BURCHELL (SAOSIN)

Meet Beau Burchell, guitarist/vocalist in Saosin – but also a noted producer/engineer/mixer!

E-DRUM PLAYTHROUGHS.

Two e-drum playthroughs featuring The Progressive Foundry SDX.

NEW DRUMCEPTION SONG FEAT. SCOTT CARSTAIRS (FALLUJAH).

Listen to the third song of the Drunception project – also featuring Mario of Gojira!

10 QUICK QUESTIONS TO COLIN RICHARDSON.

We caught up with Made of Metal EZX producer Colin Richardson for a quick Q&A session!

GUEST PLAYLIST: DIRK VERBUEREN (MEGADETH)

What’s spinning in Megadeth drummer Dirk Verbuerens’s headphones right now?

GUS G – THE THIRD LESSON.

Learn more about “alternate picking” in the second weekly video in the Gus G Metal Month Masterclass!

NEW DRUMCEPTION SONG WITH WES HAUCH.

Listen to how Wes interpreted Mario Duplantier’s drum track!

NEW METAL TONES BY MARK LEWIS.

A new EZmix Pack that focuses on guitar – the heavy kind!

DRUMCEPTION: JASON SUECOF, MARIO DUPLANTIER & MARTY FRIEDMAN!

Listen to Jason Suecof’s insane rendition over Mario’s drum track – with a guest solo by Marty Friedman.

NEW TUTORIALS AND DEALS FROM GROOVE3.

Groove 3 launches new series on writing songs with Toontrack products – and some great deals!

MEET MARIO DUPLANTIER

Meet Mario Duplantier, drummer in Gojira and the brand new Rythme Sauvage MIDI pack.

HOW BIG DRUMS ARE MADE.

Meet the team behind the Big Rock Drums EZX.

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