What's New

Fix for audio issues with older iOS versions

App Description

Create studio-quality Rock and Metal tracks to your own chords in minutes with the award-winning SessionBand app - the world’s only chord-based loop app.

For Rock musicians and songwriters, this unique app is the ultimate tool for jamming and writing, with full and complete Rock and Metal tracks just minutes away! It's also simple enough for non-musicians to create their own great-sounding, royalty-free music.

“Remarkably polished“ Forbes

“Create like a master“ Engadget

With over 16,000 stunning, chord-based Rock and Metal audio loops (included in the download) individually recorded by 3 of the world's top session musicians, SessionBand Rock instantly converts the chords you select into great sounding audio – wherever you are and whatever your ability.

There are 15 different classic UK and US Rock and Metal styles included. Every loop carefully engineered so you can instantly create your own tracks in those styles: from Rolling Stones and Chili Peppers through Muse, Foo Fighters and Iron Maiden, all the way to Slipknot, Slayer and Magadeth!

And there's a host of pro features like auto-transpose, automated mixing, one-touch live recording, and Audiobus compatibility - allowing you to seamlessly export our unique content into other top music apps like GarageBand. It has never been easier or quicker to create your own studio quality music even if you can't play a note!

If you love Rock and Metal – you will love SessionBand Rock! #1 paid music app in 16 countries since launch and Top 10 in 63 countries.

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The fastest way to create studio-quality Rock tracks...

• Simply pick one of 15 awesome Rock and Metal styles
• Choose your chords
• Stretch or shorten loops in seconds
• Build up a full track in minutes
• Instantly hear your track across the other playing styles and tempos
• Auto-transpose your entire track (not electronic pitch shift!)
• Mix your track (manual or automated)
• Adjust track tempo (+/- 15%)
• Record direct to audio
• Copy straight to other music apps (if you want to)
• Share with the world!


Get 3 of the world's top session musicians playing on your tracks...

• Drums – Ralph Salmins (Gary Moore, Tori Amos, Jeff Beck, Alice Cooper, Paul McCartney, Alanis Morissette, Van Morrison, Jim Steinman, Meat Loaf, Sheryl Crow, The Waterboys...)

• Guitars – Adam Goldsmith (Brian May, Meat Loaf, Robbie Williams, Elton John...)

• Bass – Geoff Gascoyne (Sting, Van Morrison, Gloria Estefan...)


Anyone can create and release professional Rock and Metal tracks with SessionBand...

• No musical experience required
• Simple, intuitive interface
• Audition loops as you go
• Build a full track in minutes with all-new 'Track Builder'
• Highly educational and great fun
• “Perfect for songwriters, singers, producers and music newbies“ 148 Apps


Create great sounding real music on the move...

• All loops reside within the downloaded app
• No internet access required once the app is downloaded
• Create studio-quality music absolutely anywhere!
• “This app makes it seem like you have a studio in your hand“ AppPicker


Detailed Product Information

• 15 diverse rock and metal styles in tempo order: 70s Slow Progressive; 90s Half-Time Grunge; 90s Progressive Metal; Red Hot Funk; 70s Progressive; UK Modern Alternative; 80s RnB Rock; Modern Groove Metal; 90s Half-Time Thrash; Heavy Metal Gallop; 80s Thrash; New Half-Time Thrash; Modern US Alternative; 80s Double-Time Heavy; 80s Heavy Triplets
• Tempos from 80bpm to 190bpm
• 10 chord variations for every root note in all 15 styles: maj; min; sus2; sus4; b5; 5; #5; 7(#9); maj7; 7
• Each of the 15 styles includes 15 alternative drum grooves and drum fills in addition to the 'main' drum pattern for that style
■ The exclusive musical content in this app is not duplicated on any of the other SessionBand apps
■ All loops are offered royalty-free and can be used freely in your own works

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 08, 2014 Initial release
  • August 26, 2014 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • September 02, 2014 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • February 19, 2015 New version 2.0
  • February 21, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • March 12, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • April 26, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • April 29, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • May 08, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • May 12, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • July 25, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • July 29, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • August 10, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • August 20, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • August 23, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $3.99
  • September 03, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • September 12, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • September 16, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • October 03, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $0.99
  • October 10, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $8.99
  • October 31, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • November 05, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • November 28, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • December 02, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • December 20, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • January 03, 2016 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • February 03, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • February 14, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • February 23, 2016 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • March 19, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • June 21, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • June 30, 2016 Price increase: $1.99 -> $3.99
  • November 05, 2016 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • November 12, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • November 29, 2016 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • December 03, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • December 23, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • January 06, 2017 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • June 13, 2019 New version 2.3
  • June 13, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 14, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 14, 2019 New version 2.4
  • June 14, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 16, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • October 28, 2019 New version 2.4.1
  • October 28, 2019 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • November 11, 2019 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • December 24, 2019 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • January 14, 2020 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • July 14, 2020 New version 2.4.3
  • October 23, 2020 Price decrease: $8.99 -> FREE!
  • November 11, 2020 Price increase: FREE! -> $8.99

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