Now you can get album-ready drums for your metal productions — for free. Krimh Drums Free is a software instrument that delivers fresh and modern sounding metal drums in any DAW.
It's sound-designed by renowned metal producer Jens Bogren (Arch Enemy, Opeth, Kreator, and many others) in close collaboration with outstanding drummer Kerim “Krimh” Lechner. Krimh has lent his drumming skills to acts such as Behemoth, Decapitated, and Dååth, and is currently a member of the symphonic death metal band Septicflesh.
- A pro-quality drum instrument made for metal
- Sound-designed by producer Jens Bogren
- Advanced algorithms for adding realism to programmed drums
- Includes MIDI grooves performed by Krimh
- Works in any major DAW with the free Kontakt Player by Native Instruments
- COMPLETELY FREE FOR EVERYONE
In the mix
All drum sounds were mixed exclusively inside of Kontakt.
Free vs full
Krimh Drums Free sounds just as good as the full version. It includes everything you need to create great rock and metal drum tracks. The full version has even more!
Here’s how the two versions compare.
|Edition||Krimh Drums Free||Krimh Drums|
|Kicks||Plastic beater||- Old head|
- Felt beater
- Plastic beater
|Toms||3 toms - clear||5 toms with two variations:|
|Mixer||Static mixer with a killer, mix-ready preset||Full mixer with FX:|
- Transient designer
- Tape emulation
- Reverb control
- Envelope control
- Bleed control
- One-shot sample loader
|MIDI Grooves||12 grooves||Over 100 MIDI grooves by Krimh|
|Presets||One, mix-ready preset||Thirteen presets by producer Jens Bogren|
|Extras||-||Trigger 2 .TCI and .WAV files included|
Ready to upgrade?
When you want to take the next step and grab the full version of Krimh Drums, there are some exciting features waiting for you!
Kerim "Krimh" Lechner
Krimh is a rising star among today's generation of metal drummers. He has lent his outstanding skills to acts such as Behemoth, Decapitated, Harakiri For The Sky, Dååth, and is currently a member of the symphonic death metal band Septicflesh.
Every single drum hit in the instrument was sampled by Krimh during a meticulous recording process by mastermind Jens Bogren that captures every nuance of Krimh's exceptional drum kit.
- Free Kontakt Player 6.6.1 or newer
- Windows or Mac OS (Intel & M1 supported)
Built for Kontakt - No Additional Software Needed
Compatible with Native Instruments hardware
Over 20 years of musical excellence
Founder and head of Fascination Street Studios since 2001, Jens is famous worldwide for his work with some of the biggest acts in metal today.
• Arch Enemy
• Amon Amarth
• And many more!