NAMM 2008: IK Multimedia announces AmpliTube Metal

Plug-in delights for lovers of all things heavy

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No prizes for guessing that a Peavey 5150 is the inspiration here
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The graphic EQ allows you to fine-tune those frequencies
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Dirt, and lots of it
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Note the DigiTech Whammy-style effect
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Another array of killer effects

Following on from the Jimi Hendrix Edition of IK Multimedia's excellent AmpliTube modelling plug-in, the latest version of the software is dedicated entirely to heavy metal.

With an arsenal of modelled gear spanning from the late 1970s through to the 1990s, there is a total of 36 amplifier and stompbox models, 32 high gain amplifier combinations and eight modelled rack effects that cater for everything from eighties hairspray rawk to bowel-loosening downtuned mayhem.

The intuitive AmpliTube interface remains, and for $249/€199, AmpliTube Metal also integrates with existing versions of the software such as Ampeg SVX and AmpliTube 2.

For the full specifications and system requirements, visit the official AmpliTube website.