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How To Get Slamming Metal Drums in the Mix

You might have already learned about using parallel compression to get heavier drums…

But there are some special nuances for metal drums that I want to show you in this video.

I’ll show you how to send the right mix to the compressor, find the sweet spot for gain reduction, add saturation to thicken the drums, and balance the parallel track in the mix.

Here’s how to do it right for metal and start getting fatter, more aggressive drums today.