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An experimental track of mine, starts off very soft but picks up rather quickly, don't worry it's a heavy metal track just keep listening!! ;)

Oh and sorry about the quality, its such a long song that I had to cut the bitrate down to 96kbs for it to fit under the 8 megabyte upload cap. If you want a high quality copy of the song just message me!

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10 minutes long!

At first i thought this was going to be a remix of the song "Stratosphere" by Stratovarius due to the name,as for this song i can tell you put 100% effort in this with it being nearly ten minutes long and it had a lot of variety of styles starting with ambient and working itself into techno then into some metal which all mixed up together very nicely,it's good to hear you make songs that have more soft sounds than hard just for a change of pace and you did an excellent job on that,the quality was great and overall i enjoyed it very much. =D


Dude, this is your most creative work ever. The fact that you totally utilized the guitar work in the intro, already won the 10 but everything else just multiplied the creative sounds throughout the fold. I very much Dug the whole song, Definitely consider a realignment for another epic song, . 5* 10/10 \m/ metal \m/
btw. let me know if you want me to give you my guitar setup.

Im super high

Super high up in the air that is. Dunno if it was your intention with the title and all, but the beginning acoustic section reminded me of a somewhat tranquil rise into the sky and just gliding around.

Once it hit the metal section, lets just say the feeling of epic flying came upon me, as if some sort of action was occurring during the flight. And the rest of the track simply glided into your usual epic toned "Shadrock-esque" music. Very well done.

I have to agree with what Ryan of the Metal said, it does seem that the acoustics seemed rather light if you ask me. However this could be from an effect of cutting the bitrate.

I for sure would like to get my hands on the full quality version.
10/10 5/5 Download [Pending high quality one]

We need to get more progressive...

on the audio portal. It's the best.

A few things of mentioning.

Alright! More Shadrock epicness ensues! May I add, there is actually something acoustic here finally, I was always curious of what was capable if there was something acoustically done by yourself, and really, this gave me the rudiments of an answer lol.

It was a promising answer, but I think the acoustic section needed some more definition and presence since it seemed really light, unless that was the intended sound for that section, then that is perfectly appropriate. I'm also including that the acoustic was nicely played. :)

As this track progresses, after the choir intro when the drums pick up, the song takes a nice slick jazzy feel, which I may add seems like the appropriate sub-genre whilst doing metal, especially with the tone of the bass, returning ominous choir and piano and all.

After the metalized section picked up, the submission conformed to Shadrock standard, which it seems pretty groovy at that, I've dawned upon an enjoyment of some of the ambient and piano sections in metal submissions. Concerning that I'm a bit picky when it comes to those, I must say that you've got a pattern down that works, sir.

Although! Never leave the heavy out, I appreciate that too much! \m/

Interesting violin break, of which, there's plenty of breaks which is very useful for listeners to remain occupied with the music and not become bored easily, good show, I must also mention that this behemoth is really 9 minutes long? Really? I don't know if epic goes further than that lol, I know that there is longer out there, but I mean, wow.

Another aspect of this I like is the weird panning bass whisper I heard at the end, something new and interesting, check it.

A note I must make is the fact that all of your submissions lately are undeniably quiet, I sometimes have to dime out every single audio slider in order for me to hear everything nicely, I won't deduct for that, but PLEASE increase the volume for the imminent moshing!

Shadrock responds:

Wow I love your reviews lol, thanks so much for the criticisms, I take them seriously so please listen for improvements in my future efforts!

Credits & Info


4.93 / 5.00

Jan 30, 2010
1:55 PM EST
Heavy Metal
File Info
6.7 MB
9 min 49 sec

Licensing Terms

Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.