Impact Soundworks Launches Shreddage 2X Update and Sale


OWINGS MILLS, MD — Impact Soundworks launched today a major free update to Shreddage 2: Absolute Electric Guitar, their flagship virtual instrument for the Native Instruments Kontakt platform. The Shreddage 2X update – free for existing users – is a complete overhaul of the Shreddage 2 engine and user interface, adding new features, recordings, options, and refinements. New customers can purchase the library for the discounted price of $99 through July 28, 2014.

Shreddage 2 is among the most popular products in the Impact Soundworks catalog, providing a highly-realistic, virtual electric guitar well-suited for rock and metal music. Notable library features include drop G tuning, extensive articulations across both powerchords and single notes, four vibrato modes, and user-customizable mapping for all playing techniques. The library includes a free copy of ReValver HPse, a versatile amp plugin by Peavey Electronics.

Impact Soundworks was founded in 2007 by award-winning composers Andrew Aversa and Wilbert Roget, II with the goal of creating innovative, affordable and unique sample libraries designed with composers in mind. Impact Soundworks instruments and libraries can be heard on countless blockbuster film, video game, and television scores.

“This free update is our way of saying ëthank youí to all the composers and producers who have been using Shreddage 2,” said Andrew Aversa, lead designer of the library. “Our goal has always been to provide the most realistic, flexible, and affordable instrument for rock and metal: S2X makes that instrument even better.”

Shreddage 2 is compatible with the free Kontakt 5 Player by Native Instruments, and is available now (with included Shreddage 2X update) at Impact Soundworks for a discounted price of $99 (list price: $139). This deal expires July 28, 2014. For more info, demos, video, and to purchase, please visit:

Existing users of Shreddage 2 can pick up the update for free at the official Impact Soundworks support forum on KVR Audio:

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