New plug-in: RM-2 Analog Console Emulation

The team at Audio Assault sure are busy beavers, and here’s something new: The RM-2 Analog Console. Check it out: “Audio-Assault’s RM-2 Analog Channel captures the warmth of an uncelebrated Japanese console, the Panasonic Ramsa WR-S4424.” “Praised for its tape-like character inherent in its preamps, the Ramsa WR-S4424 is all character.” The RM-2 captures the…

Dimebag comes to AmpliTube

Looking for those elusive CFH Randall tones? Look no further! Those who covet Dimebag’s heavier-than-heavy guitar sound are in for a treat with the announcement that IK Multimedia is bringing the Texas rebel’s abrasive guitar sound to their AmpliTube plug-in. “The new collection features models of the exact gear used by ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Lance Abbott…

FREE: Emissary Amp Sim by Ignite

The Emissary is a dual channel guitar tube amplifier designed to model its real hardware counterpart, built for Ryan Huthnance (The Seer / Gaped / Chrome Bison / Emissary Studios) by Ignite Amps, in 2014. “The Emissary is a no compromise custom amp built for the kill. Featuring a very versatile clean channel that ranges…

FREE: LeGion Amp Sim v1.01

Here’s a classic amongst amp sim enthusiasts (free or otherwise), the roaring Legion high-gain amp simulator. “This is an original design, it’s not based on any hardware gear. My goal here was to build a high gain sim that doesn’t need any booster in front in order to be tight.” Features: 2 channels, actually two…

FREE: Nick Crow 7170 Amp Sim VST

The 7170 is a kick-ass emulation of the fabled 5150 amp from Nick Crow and quite frankly, it’s cranking. Make no mistake, this is a white-hot heavy metal beast. You’ve got drive control, low, mid, sweep and high tone stack controls, and a separate, controllable power amp. All of Nick Crow’s stuff is awesome and…