The veil is lifted and the strategies and concepts you need are revealed.

While it’s easy to get distracted by the latest and greatest gear, plugins, and “hot” tricks, the real key to a great mix is mastering the techniques, concepts and thought process used by professional engineers.

Glenn shares his acquired knowledge of over 20 years of experience recording & producing Metal and teaches you all the techniques (and why he uses them) you need to achieve the sound you’re after.

Getting access to this knowledge will allow you to make massive leaps forward in your mixing skills, overcome roadblocks and frustrations, and work you way up to becoming a trusted mixing authority that bands are begging to work with.

What You’ll Learn

Mic Placement:

Glenn shows you exactly where to place mics to achieve massive metal drums and skull crushing guitar and bass tones.

Mixing Drums:

Punchy drums are the cornerstone of a metal mix. Learn to craft drum sounds that rattle teeth!

Editing Drums

Learn how to tweak and edit a drum performance without losing the humanity.

Mixing Heavy Guitars:

Create a wall of sound by blending multiple layers of heavy guitars.
Understand the interplay between guitars, bass and drums.

Special Effects:

Create mood and feeling in your mix by using special effects.

Mixing Bass:

Achieve a gritty bass tone with a well-defined low-end.

Learn not just the how, but why

A/B examples can be great, but you’ll also learn why we make the decisions we do. You’ll add tons of strategies, tips and tricks to your arsenal of tools.


Learn how to mix powerful drums

What separates an amateur sounding mix from a professional one? Many will say powerful drums is a big part of it. We agree! Develop your mixing skills by following each of our methods.

Learn how to mix skull crushing guitars and bass.

Glenn teaches you how to fine-tune your guitar & bass sound and make them “crush skulls” by shaping them with EQ & Compression.


Multitracks to Build Your Resume


We’ve included the multitracks so you can mix the song for yourself. We’ve also included a license for you to use your mix on your website or portfolio to help you grow your mixing business.

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• Glenn’s final mix for reference
• All of Glenn’s reaper mix presets
• Edited & Unedited drums (so you can practice)
• DI Tracks for guitar reamping
• 3 hours of video tutorials

Follow Glenn every step of the way, in pursuit of a great mix that translates across playback systems.

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Endorsed by Legends and Pros Alike

Isaac Slade

Issac Slade

Singer/Songwriter The Fray
Jack Douglas

Jack Douglas

Legendary Producer
Joe Perry

Joe Perry

Guitarist – Aerosmith
John Krivit

John Krivit

Past President, Audio Engineering Society

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Don’t wait to take your mixing to the next level. You can buy Producing Prog Metal with Glenn Fricker right now for only $37. If for any reason you don’t feel that your mixing has improved after watching this course, simply shoot us an email within 30 days and we’ll give you a full refund, no questions asked.

Frequently Asked Questions

This course can be both streamed and downloaded. You’ll have access to download the files and stream any course for life!

Nope! The concepts and techniques that we teach will apply to any major DAW like Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton, Cubase, Reaper, Fruity Loops, Studio One and other similar platforms. All of these DAWs have great stock plugins!

Not exclusively, but you will absolutely see some stock plugins!

Our courses are for everyone passionate about music, from beginners to professionals. Your mentors explain both HOW and WHY they use specific concepts and techniques.

Yup! We include a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee for every single course and bundle we offer! If any of our lessons don’t help you take your tracks to the next level you’ll get a full refund, no questions asked. You can even keep the files!