#1
I'm writing a song and I need this kind of "metal-ish" effect or instrument. Maybe it's an anvil?

Listen the background at 1:05.


#2
Sounds like a clapping stick with a bunch of reverb and a bit of delay.
And no, Guitar Hero will not help. Even on expert. Really.
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#3
Yes, with enough reverb, you could get that effect with almost anything - one piece of wood banged against another. If it's an actual percussion instrument, my money is on claves, aka clapping sticks:

Listen at 1:05 here:

(he has some good natural reverb in that room)
Last edited by jongtr at Jan 26, 2017,
#4
Oh, I will search for those ones then. Thanks to both of you for replying!