This is an NGADM Round 1 Review.
Your audition won the "Most Aggressive Guitar Sound" award from me, so I was looking forward to what else you can cook up with your beastly guitar tones, and I am more than satisfied with the result. This is fantastic work. It nails such a unique and surprisingly fitting balance between aggressive/gritty and spacey/trippy. This equilibrium is established effectively with the tastefully abrupt transition at 0:14 followed by 0:28's melding of these two different moods, serving as proof of their synergy. Then, when you hit a dramatic climax towards the end with the high string pads and vicious guitar riffs providing ever-increasing tension, I felt both captivated and in awe. Nice work!
While you've got some excellent ideas here, I can't neglect to mention your excellent execution of them. The guitar playing is tight, and the mix is clear and wide. The transitions, while occasionally abrupt, all work well and allow the track to flow smoothly. Your well-executed blend of dubstep and metal is very welcomed too. Ultimately, my main issue with this is that it left me wanting more. You have just 2 minutes of content that reaches its end too quickly. You're in a group with people like Kor-Rune who did double your length with even more variety, so how can I not wish your track had the same amount of content? On top of that, the loop itself is pretty sudden and premature. Hell, I don't even think that there should be a loop in the first place. This track is begging for a satisfying, powerful ending to resolve all the tension you built up at the end.
While it leaves me somewhat unsatisfied and wishing for more, this is one of my favourites of the round. Nicely done!