IK Multimedia AmpliTube Metal now shipping

IK Multimedia is proud to announce that the highly anticipated AmpliTube Metal is now shipping! Based on IK award-winning AmpliTube 2 software, AmpliTube Metal is the first guitar amp and FX modeling software dedicated entirely to heavy metal gear, with an arsenal of 48 highly acclaimed models of modern and vintage amps, cabinets, stompboxes and rack effects.

AmpliTube Metal offers an ultra-realistic software recreation of a complete heavy metal arsenal of sounds from the late 70’s through today and includes models of extremely rare and collectible metal stomp boxes, amp heads & cabinets, from the legendary, hard-to-find Japanese originals to classic British and American essentials.

AmpliTube Metal includes 14 stomp boxes, 5 amp models, 13 cabinets and 6 mics, 9 rack FX and a tuner for 48 never-before-reproduced models. Including models based on* the ProCo RAT™, Electro-Harmonix® Big Muff, Digitech® Whammy™, several vintage BOSS® effects, Randall® Warhead, Peavey® 5150™, Mesa/Boogie® Triple Rectifier®, and other great mulations based on metal gear.

AmpliTube Metal also includes AmpliTube X-GEAR™ (a 79.99/$99.99 value) so it can be integrated with all current and future “Powered by AmpliTube” products; for full mixing and matching of over 150 award-winning gear models, including full MIDI and StompIO control for live usage.

AmpliTube Metal Features:
• 5 separate modules: tuner, configurable Stomp pedal board, Amp head, Cabinet + Mic, and Rack Effects
• 14 rare Stomp effects with highly acclaimed distortion models
• 5 classic high-gain Amps
• 13 cabinet and 6 microphone models
• 9 post-amp FX Racks
• 2 fully configurable rigs with up to 32 simultaneous effects
• Digital tuner
• Stand-alone and VST/AU/RTAS plug-in for all popular DAWs
• Includes SpeedTrainer™ for playing along with or your favorite recordings
• Includes AmpliTube X-GEAR for seamless integration with all the other “Powered by AmpliTube” products, MIDI control and StompIO integration
• Powered by AmpliTube® with exclusive DSM™ (Dynamic Saturation Modeling) technology for award-winning sound & realistic feel
• Mac OS X (including Leopard) and XP/Vista compatible

Rock out live on stage with AmpliTube Metal and StompIO as the ultimate stage multi-FX processor. By utilizing AmpliTube X-GEAR with no special set-up, AmpliTube Metal can immediately be controlled live via the StompIO as the ultimate stage metal rig. StompIO turns your computer into the ultimate, high-end floor multi-FX system with its 10 floor-board switches, 6 knobs, 2 large displays and up to 6 external switches/expression pedals and no need to connect a monitor, mouse or keyboard.

Price & Availability:
AmpliTube Metal is now available from IK’s online store and international network of authorized dealers and resellers for only €199.99 for the full version, and just €169.99 for a reduced price crossgrade version (available to all registered users of any IK product).

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