Plug-In For Heavy Guitar tones

Plugin Alliance announces the availability of Diezel Herbert amp sim from Brainworx      12/08/19

Plugin Alliance has announced the availability of the Diezel Herbert amp sim from Brainworx. Here's the details in their own words...

As the sound of heavily down-tuned rock and metal exploded in the past two decades, a new need arose for guitarists who seek an amp that can handle it. And this is exactly what this ultra-powerful amp was made for! The unique 180-Watt can easily take on the massive headroom needed for high-output guitar tones. With the Herbert you can easily dial in a huge clean tone or an all-hell-breaks-loose distortion that will cut through the mix like nothing else. A truly timeless piece of gear and after 15+ years on the market, the Diezel Herbert is still the go-to choice for anyone looking to achieve those modern tones that are a key pillar in today’s heavy rock and metal arenas. And once you switch to Channel 1 you'll be blown away by just how elegant this amp can handle your clean chords and licks!

Herbert Leads The Way

The vision for the amp consisted of creating an all-tube head capable of unmatched performance, delivering everything from dynamic cleans, sharp crunch and ultra-tight distortion. Peter Diezel used custom proprietary transformers, offering 3 distinctly voiced channels, 3 effect loops and a number of switching options. The final package produced a head that makes it quite easy to play pristine cleans or rage with shattering high-gain tones. And now, the Diezel Herbert plugin is a perfect addition for anyone working on the go as it has everything you need for recording and mixing release-ready guitar tracks.

The Power of the 3 Channels

Channel 1

In Channel 1 you will find the classic Diezel clean sound - rich yet subtle like a piano. Ample headroom with a nice body and polished sheen pronounced mids, you name it.

Channel 2

With Channel 2 you have quite a few options when it comes to growly crunchy tones - easily get that signature Diezel crunch with dynamic and punchy attack if you are after a heavier rhythm section.

Channel 3

And Channel 3 starts in high gain territory right of the bat, providing outstanding picking sensitivity and detailed note control. This is the channel you need to join the heavy guitar gods and shred with pure distorted madness. It’s practically impossible to not have enough gain here, crank the mids and play around with the second master to get an even richer volume boost.

Go Even Further with FX

No Brainworx guitar amp plugin would be complete without their signature FX rack. Here you can find a Noise Gate, switchable high and low pass filters along with a Power Soak circuit that helps you control the amount of overdrive without turning up the output gain. On top of that, you can also scroll through over a 100 IR Recording Chains that were done with maximum precision utilizing a selection of cabinets, vintage mics and a heap of legendary outboard gear, all tracked through Brainworx’s legendary Neve VXS 72 console.


  • Exacting emulation of the original Diezel Herbert Tube Guitar Amp approved by Peter Diezel and Peter Stapfer
  • 3 channels cover a massive range of gain
  • Each channel boasts its own 3-band EQ
  • Easily dial in pristine clean tones, well kept medium gain, and brutal high gain with this state-of-the art tone machine
  • Powered by 12AX7 preamp tubes and KT77 power tubes
  • 120 Brainworx’ Recording Chains (advanced impulse responses) included
  • FX Rack include host-syncable lo-fi delay, noise gate, tight and smooth filters, power soak, pre and power amp bypass


Pricing and Availability:
Included in the MEGA Bundle Subscription

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