Looking for Helix Impulse responses? Your search has come to an end with some of the best Helix IRs that you can use with your Line 6 Helix, Line 6 HX Stomp and Line 6 Pod Go multi effects processors.
Whether you are a guitarist into rock or heavy metal, these mix-ready Line 6 Helix Impulse Responses offer a prominent distortion tone laden with rich gain that screams shreddage.
Some of the best impulse responses for Helix on our list can be used for playing blistering fast sweep picked guitar solos, groovy djent riffs, downtuned atonal chugging breakdowns and creating a massive wall of sound with full power chords.
So, are you ready to find the best Helix IRs and import them straight into your digital effects processor unit? Without further ado let’s get started.
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4+ Best Helix Impulse Responses 2023
Swedish producer Jens Bogren’s Signature IR Pack: Downtuned IR promises aural carnage for metalheads looking for a comprehensive IR collection with super heavy distorted guitar tones.
All the IR’s were profiled from the exact cabs and gear as heard on some of the pristine metal albums of all time.
You can travel back in time and dial in tones reminiscent of the early Speed Metal, Thrash Metal, Death Metal, and Black Metal movements that are an integral part of metal music history.
What’s more, if you have a downtuned 6 string, or 7 string guitar and like to play in Drop A, Drop B, or Drop C tunings, these IR’s will up the ante with a formidable bone crushing heavy guitar tone suitable for chuggine breakdowns, djent riffage and more.
Featuring over 30 Mix-ready IRs created for 6 and 7 string guitars with humbucker and single coil pickups, the Jens Bogren Signature IR Pack: Downtuned IR collection offers some of the best EQ’d, Mic’d and Mix-ready impulse responses for helix users.
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One of the best Helix Impulse responses for both metal and rock guitarists, the Jens Bogren Signature IR pack: Lead+ Clean offers a ton of high gain, rich distorted lead guitar and clean guitar IR’s.
With an eclectic collection of over 20 Clean Guitar Impulse Responses, and 41 Lead Impulse Responses, Jens Bogren Signature IR Pack: Lead + Clean IR collection ensures the IR’s sit right in a dense mix with multiple layered acoustic, electric or a bass guitar tracks without clipping or sibilance.
Not to mention, all these impulse responses for Line 6 Helix stompboxes are mix-finished, EQ-ready and mic’d to the brim to suit any genre or subgenre of rock and metal.
Simply import the Jens Bogren Signature IR Pack: Lead + Clean IR collection in your Line 6 Helix, Stomp, Line 6 Pod Go multi FX processor and unleash the sonic magic of blazing guitar solos with rich guitar tones and long sustain.
What’s more, these amazing Impulse responses can also be imported to other multi FX units such as Headrush Gigaboard, Boss GT 1000, Fractal Audio Axe FX and Kemper Profiler as well in your DAW through IR loaders on convolution reverb plugins.
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Kristian Kohle is a noted German producer, songwriter and mixing engineer who has worked with metal bands such as Powerwolf, Aborted, Eskimo Callboy, and Benighted.
On expected lines his very own custom guitar Impulse responses for line 6 Helix users doesn’t disappoint one bit.
For starters, the Kristian Kohle IR Pack: Rainbows and Chainsaws features over 13 studio IRs for fast modern metal, and 15 distortion guitar IRs for downtuned guitars that were recorded at the Kohlekeller Studios in Germany.
What’s more, the Kristian Kohle IR Pack: Rainbows and Chainsaws comes with an impressive tonal palette of 4 cabs with up to 14 different speaker settings suitable for genres that run the gamut from Progressive Metal, Djent, Math Metal to Death Metal, Black Metal and Thrash metal.
You can also use some of these IRs for tracking acoustic guitar parts (interlude, bridge) as well.
All the IR’s are EQ’d and Mic’d and Mix-finished to shine through and sit perfectly in any metal song’s mix with heavy rhythm guitars, multiple string instruments, drum tracks, you name it.
If you are a Line 6 HX Stomp, Helix, or Line 6 Pod Go user looking for the best Helix IRs for metal that crank up the aggro by several notches, look no further than the Kristian Kohle IR Pack: Rainbows and Chainsaws IR collection.
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Rounding up our list of the best Helix impulse responses is another IR pack from Jens Bogren justifiable named as the Signature IR Pack: Rhythm.
Now then, this IR pack was created by profiling vintage guitar cabinets and gear used on some of the greatest metal albums of all time.
As expected, you can expect some filthy distorted guitar tones of the analog era that are an ode to the early Death Metal, Black Metal and Thrash Metal era.
Boasting over 30 Mix-ready IRs for downtuned 6 and 7 string guitars with humbucker pickups or single coil active pickups, the Jens Bogren Signature IR pack: Rhythm is EQ’d, mic’d and tailored so you can import these IR’s straight into your Line 6 Helix multi effects processor without the need of any tweakage.
Whether you like to play in Drop A, Drop B, Drop C or any other low tunings, Jens Bogren Signature IR Pack: Downtuned IR pack offers some sick metal guitar tones which you can use for jamming out some great djent style guitar riffs as well.