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4.8/5
(74 reviews)

Vicious modern distortion combined with huge clean tones.

Diezel's Herbert amplifier is a 180-watt pulverizer designed to deliver the meanest of means, the cleanest of cleans — and more. Still considered state-of-the art, nearly 20 years after its release, the Diezel Herbert is a mainstay in heavy rock, and extreme metal productions — anywhere bold, powerful electric guitar tones are required.

Developed by Brainworx, and officially endorsed by legendary amp builder Peter Diezel, the Diezel Herbert plug-in masterfully emulates this six KT77-equipped sledgehammer, for UAD hardware and UA Audio Interfaces.

Use your UA Interface to track through the Diezel Herbert — with no latency

Audition 120 separate high-end recording chains, featuring multiple cabinets and classic microphones

Shape tones further with FX Rack’s Vintage Delay, noise gate, high/low filters, and more

Easily dial in god-like clean tones, manicured medium gain, and all out assault with a state-of-the art tone machine

Take a Listen

Take a Listen
Pristine to Punishing

Pristine to Punishing

A contemporary tube amp if there ever was one, the Diezel Herbert plug-in thoroughly captures the hardware's cutting-edge circuit. From impossible-to-distort piano-like clean tones to searing early-VH textures, to absolutely groundbreaking extreme high-gain tones, the Diezel Herbert plug-in is the one-stop-shop for tracking bold, modern guitar tracks.

Diezel FX Rack

Diezel FX Rack

The Diezel Herbert plug-in offers additional control over your tones via the Brainworx FX Rack. It features a Noise Gate, switchable high and low-pass filters, and a Power Soak circuit that allows you to dial in as much overdrive as you want, without having to crank the output gain.

The Diezel Herbert also includes 120 impulse response Recording Chains that were perfectly captured from several boutique cabinets and recorded through Brainworx's vintage Neve console with an array of high-end and vintage microphones and outboard gear, giving you "record ready" tones, instantly.

Unison<sup>™</sup> Technology for UA Audio Interfaces

Unison Technology for UA Audio Interfaces

Harnessing UA’s groundbreaking Unison technology, the Diezel Herbert plug-in gives you the impedance, gain staging, and circuit behaviors that have contributed to making it the "King of Kings" in the world of modern tube amps.

Features

Exacting emulation of the original Diezel Herbert 180-watt guitar amp

Endorsed and fully authenticated by Peter Diezel

120 Recording Chains with multiple speaker cabinets – recorded in Brainworx´s studio using the NEVE VXS72 console, stellar outboard gear and world class microphones

FX Rack features Vintage Delay, noise gate, filter controls, internal power soak, and pre– and post-amp bypass

Feels like a real amp when played through UA Audio Interface's Realtime UAD Processing

Physical input impedance and hands-on control of Gain staging with Unison technology

Customer Reviews

Diezel Herbert Amplifier

Overall Rating

4.8/5
(74 reviews)

K. Payoongsook

September 17, 2022

The sound quality and tone is excellent, I love it.

Good value for money, But it would be nice if the plugin can connect to footswitch or keyboard shotcut when changing amp's chanel or when changing preset A,B,C,D due to mouse click is not easy to change Chanel Amp. or change the preset between songs

A. Smith

July 8, 2022

Very versatile. Heavy to light. Metal to silk.

I am very happy with the versatility of this amp simulation. The heavy and metal sounds are articulate with minimal muddying. Better then UAD BE100 Friedman sim. The cleans sparkle in my opinion. This should have been my first amp choice when I bought an Apollo x4 last year.

E. Wang

March 29, 2022

Don't Buy it until they fix the BUG!

The sound is pretty good, but it has catastrophic bug.

Simply, when you have 5 and more instances running in one project, it starts to introduce SIGNIFICANT amount of playback delay which is abnormal especially compared to other UAD amp sim or third party plugin like Amplitube or Archetype, etc.

A. Monov

March 18, 2022

Amping

Great Plug-in as usual.

I. Miller

March 10, 2022

Tone Monster

One of the best modelled guitar amps I have used, the 2+ mid cut is a massive high gain channel and the clean channel is magic!

W. Gall

December 18, 2021

Herbert Rocks !!!

One of the best metal amps in the arsenal the magic is in that mid cut and the boost switch on ch2. Yum oh and it pairs great with the VH4 and ENGL's

A. Belli

November 10, 2021

Great amp

I was surprised that this amp isn't just a one trick pony and has really nice clean sounds too.

E. Kocol

September 17, 2021

DIEZEL HERBERT AMP

This thing rocks it just right.

s. fujimoto

June 12, 2021

素敵!

低音にまとまりがあり、扱いやすいです!

B. Masters

June 11, 2021

Good for funky clean tones

I found some good low gain settings for funky blues rhythm guitar parts. I never intended to buy this plugin but once I demo'd it in Unison mode I have been using it continuously on several releases. It sounds like a real tube amp.

C. Lovely

April 17, 2021

Excellent Tone

I think this is the greatest digital amp I’ve ever heard. I use the Herbert plug with my own IR’s and I can’t tell a difference between mic’d cab and the plug-in. It’s truly so incredible, that I don’t even want to buy the actual hardware amp. Well done!

J. Slimp

February 12, 2021

My Fav New UAD Amp

I have almost all of the UAD amps and they are really good!

However this one I REALLY love. It’s heavy tones are amazing but it’s also versatile w clean and crunch style that are awesome as well.

Lastly the presets are really good. The Creamy Lead is beautiful!

Super happy with this purchase.

C. Santillo

January 24, 2021

Best high gain amp. Period.

Great tones, heavy distortiion, great sustain. Amazing amp.

C. Santillo

January 24, 2021

Best high gain amp. Period.

Great tones, heavy distortiion, great sustain. Amazing amp.

C. Santillo

January 24, 2021

Best high gain amp. Period.

Great tones, heavy distortiion, great sustain. Amazing amp.

UAD User

January 10, 2021

Must have!

Head and shoulders above any other amp sim I've tried. All bases covered with this bad boy!

佐. 怜

December 14, 2020

使いやすい!

ハイゲインはもちろん良いのだけど、クリーンが物凄く良いのでビックリ!扱いやすいシュミレーターだと思います!

J. Slavin

November 7, 2020

Metal Heaven

I bought both Diezel amps, I’d buy them again, really nice

C. Fustos

October 1, 2020

Really great sound!

I purchased this plugin back in July and I can say that I really love the sound, what I can achieve with it. Highly recommend!

M. Blasquez

July 3, 2020

The high gain I selected (after auditioning all of them)

I had a VH-4 for a few years. Sounded great. Weighed a TON. But that amp sold me on Diezel. Never needed to hear the Herbert, since "I knew the VH-4". Checked the UA model of the VH-4. Yup, that's my amp. Then, tried the Herbert and... I don't know. It was just better. To me. Fender '55, Fuchs ODSD and this amp have me covered for anything I could want.