Studio Major 7th has announced the release of KMG7 version 2.9.0, a free heavy metal guitar for Kontakt by Native Instruments.
The first version of it appeared in 2012 and every year has evolved into a very versatile and undeniable useful instrument, especially if you’re composing heavy metal or aggressive rock music. But this guitar instrument isn’t only for the musical genres mentioned above, you can easily integrate it into your compositions, be it hip-hop, pop and even dance.
Having a variety of playing styles, techniques and effects at your fingertips, KMG7 is approaching the realism that we all want in our music. Add a series of effects units, and you have more freedom and customization available.
The sound library is divided into 9 compressed parts, which all must be downloaded. You will not have problems to extract the sounds, you can use any extractor software like WinZip or 7-Zip.
KMG7 is hosted on Yahoo Japan, so everything is written in Japanese; select each file separately, and then, to download it click on the blue arrow pointing down (see picture above). To avoid any problems during installation, make sure you download absolutely all files.
- playing styles: power chord, power chord 5th, power chord 4th, power chord mute, power chord 5th mute, power chord 4th mute, power chord 5th 16 beat, solo, solo mute, solo mute 16 beat;
- techniques & effects: picking harmonics, slide, slide noise, auto string noise, vibrato, legato, alternate picking, full mute cutting, chop, unison bend, harmonized bend;
- effect units: drive & 3-band equalizer, cabinet size and stereo modeller;
- library size: 1.98GB (ZIP file)
- format: 24bit/48kHz mono.
This library works with the full version of Native Instruments Kontakt.