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TONE NAME: Ultimetal

  • Created with: Helix
  • Author:
  • Song:
    Black Album
  • Band:
    Metallica
  • Guitarist:
    James Hetfield/Kirk Hammett
  • Guitar:
    I used a PRS S2 Standard 24 and a cheap Laguna
  • Tuning/Strings:
    E Standard, D Standard
  • Style:
    Metal
  • Date: 6/9/20
  • Downloads: 498
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  • Comments:
    INPUT IS DEFAULT TO AUX, YOU MIGHT WANT TO CHANGE IT (and back off the TS level to compensate for the difference)! This started out as a Black Album tone match but kinda of changed into its own thing. I still love banging out the Metallica riffs with this preset. Sounds good without the cab block into a real cab too.

Helix

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