I think there are a lot of problems with this song which get in the way of what would otherwise be very good indeed. I'll start with what I didn't like.
The drums didn't feel very well thought out or varied, nor did they sound particularly powerful. The drums in the intro really don't do the song any justice. Also, the drums are far too quiet for my liking and there was massive overuse of the crash cymbal where a ride cymbal would have done a better job.
My second point of contention is the start of the song, up to around 0:33. The riff was pretty horrible, and it went on too long. If I hadn't have skipped forward in the song I'd have been reaching for the 1/5 button.
Thirdly, what's with the thirty seconds of near silence at the end? I can understand why you might want something hidden at the end of the song, but when it's thirty seconds in a song that hasn't even made the three minute mark, I don't think it's particularly helping things.
Now onto the positives. The middle part of the song was actually quite good, I was liking the soloing, nice and melodic and there were some good rhythm part riffs. The different effects sounded pretty good too.
There's definitely a good idea in this song, and I would like to hear more in the future. However, the good ideas are sat alongside a ropey intro that made me want to vote low, crude and weak drums and an inexplicable silence at the end of the song that felt like it was accidental. The song was voted unfairly low and I think it was because of the reasons I set out, so I tried to give it a more fair score. Still, there's a lot to dislike in this song which obscures the actual good stuff, and most of the idiots on here don't need much to vote low and condemn the song.
2.27 / 5.00 (+ 0.97)