Northern Artillery Drums


Northern Artillery Drums is a drum sample library oriented towards fast technical metal. Samples produced by none other than Matias Kupiainen, the producer/guitarist of Stratovarius! Drums played by drummer of Stratovarius, Rolf Pilve! 3 kicks, 6 snares, 2 set of toms, 19 cymbals, 62 different oneshots.

VST/VST3/AU/AAX Plugin formats available. 64-bit system required.

Can you hear the Artillery from the Far North? Northern Artillery Drums packs punch of a thousand thunderballs.

The drums were engineered by Stratovarius guitarist/producer Matias Kupiainen and the drums were played by Stratovarius drummer Rolf Pilve.

With 2 complete kits, multiple snares, boatload of cymbals, an easy GUI with flexible routing and mapping options, Northern Artillery Drums is a must-have for any home-studio musician.

Finnish Metal Drum Sound at the Tip of Your Fingers!

Ugritone and Stratovarius guitarist/producer Matias Kupiainen have teamed up to bring you a drum sample library straight out of the cold and dark depths of the North!

Featuring 2 Mix-ready Drum Kits, 3 Kicks, 6 Snares and a boatload of cymbals Northern Artillery Drums is a thunderous drum solution for a songwriter/producer/musician of any caliber.

Northern Artillery Drums was recorded by Matias Kupiainen at 5by5 Studios in Helsinki, Finland (date) and gives you a rare access to drum arsenal of Stratovarius/Solution .45/Miseration drummer Rolf Pilve.

Whether you’re writing breakneck speed Death Metal, Industrial Metal or triumphant Power Metal, Northern Artillery Drums can cater many different styles of heavy music.

Comes with a variety of one-shot samples to further enhance your drum sound!
  • VST/AU/AAX Compatible
  • Drums Engineered by: Matias Kupiainen @ 5by5 Studio, Helsinki, Finland
  • Drums Performed by: Rolf Pilve
  • One Shot Samples by: Matias Kupiainen, Ron D. Rock & Toni Kauko
  • Presets Created by: Matias Kupiainen, Ron D. Rock & Toni Kauko


  • Classic Finnish Metal Sound
  • 3 kicks, 6 snares, 2 set of 5 toms, 19 cymbals, 62 oneshots.
  • 7 Kit Presets - Multiple Routing and MIDI Mapping Options
  • Add your own oneshot samples
  • VST/AU/AAX Compatible

Drum panels

Mix tab:
  • Adjust the levels of Close mics, Overhead and Room per drum
  • Solo / Mute
  • Drum Gain knob
FX tab:
  • 3-band Equalizer, different fixed bands for each drum type
  • Oneshot sample selector on shells
  • Oneshot Pan & Gain knob
Routing tab:
  • All MIDI Notes are remappable
  • All drum mic channels are routable to 16 output channels

Kit Presets

  • 7 Pre-made presets for different genres ( 90's Death Metal, Industrial Metal, Metal Core etc.)
  • Create Your Own Presets (Even share with your friends!)
Tech Specs

Plugin System Requirements:

  • 64-bit Operating System (MAC OS 10.9 or Windows 7 and higher)
  • Dual-core CPU
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • a Soundcard
  • Supported Audio Editing Software (Check here)

  • MIDI Pack System Requirements:

  • Any software and hardware which is capable of reading .mid-files in midi standard.

  • Product details:

  • Our plugins come in VST, AU and AAX Format, for 64-bit systems.
  • Our Samplers expect midi input.
  • Audio processing plugins like 1989Verb expects audio input.
  • Our midipacks are packages of midifiles that can be used as loops for drum libraries to produce audible beats. They are usually compatible with most drum libraries.
  • Delivery & Refund
  • We deliver products for you instantly upon purchase as a digital downloads.
  • We have a 180-day refund policy. If you are not satisfied with the product, just ask us for a refund within 6 months of your payment and you'll get it. NO QUESTIONS ASKED!