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Jul 30, 2015 | 4:38 PM EDT
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8.5 MB
3 min 42 sec
4.47 / 5.00

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Rated 4.47 / 5 stars
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Metal, Rock - Heavy Metal

Author Comments

This is my entry for the 2015 NGAUC contest knock-out round.

I felt my youth calling to me a bit, so I made this little ditty in the vein of bands like Powerman 5000, Rammstein, a touch of Lamb Of God, and whatever other influences you hear in this song.

DAW: SONAR X3 Producer

VSTi's used:

Addictive Drums (ver.1)

Guitars and bass recorded with: Line 6 POD HD500

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

One of the best produced songs in the Metal category!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Nice! Tight sounding, rocking tune that most definitely reminds of Powerman 5000 (even though it's listed as an influence in the description).

Beautiful sound. Great guitar tones, I think you nailed that part of the mix.

Would love to hear the bass pop out a bit more in the lower frequencies (from 40hz up to around 90hz). Perhaps a bit more of the higher frequencies on the overall mix would also do it justice. Ya know, give it some more presence.

Vocals are great too, perhaps a few more layers would give it that extra oomph/in-your-face-ness.

Sounds great though, either way!

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

amazing, your voice is incredible, very well done 10/10



Rated 5 / 5 stars

Ok wow. This is a good song. And I definitely hear Lamb of God. Your voice kinda sounds country with heavy emphasis on rock & metal, it's cool I like it.

I also would like to upload this to Youtube with the link on the vid to here.
My channel is HDSUGR.

ZombieSlayer5P responds:

Thank you very much for the review.

As for uploading my music, please do PM me about it, and we'll discuss it.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

== This is an NGAUC Knock-Out Round Review ==

DANG. That riff that you open with is SOLID. Not only that, but your vocals are pretty darn solid as well. I have to admit, I don’t listen to the growly heavy metal lyrics too often, but I recognize excellent vocals when I hear them, and you definitely have them. Well done.

I have to say, while I’m just throwing out all the things I like about this song, that the transition into the chorus, e.g. 1:55, is just really well done and satisfying. The first time I heard it, I got super pumped up!

Not only that, but the spoken word sections, like 1:40, that gradually get more intense into the shouting in the chorus, is just SO satisfying. Yes, it’s kind of a cliche, but You actually got me thinking that I need to listen to more music with growling vocals, which is a singular feat, let me tell you.

I’m actually having difficulty coming up with things to critique. Honestly, the riff may have gotten *slightly* overdone towards the end, but only slightly.

All in all? I gotta say. The vocals are definitely an acquired taste, and you might be distancing a few people who don't like them, but personally? I think you did a REALLY good job here. This was my favorite track in the Underdogs.

Overall Score: 9.5/10

Mini-Scores (see here:
* Composition: 3+/4
* Arrangement: 4/4
* Mixing: 4/4

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