haha, fuck this was rad, brother. Killer stuff. Great sound and nice solo! Great stuff.
Thanks a lot for listening!
You definitely have the technical skill down. You're very talented guitarist. But I'm not hearing anything here I wouldn't hear off of one of Death's albums. It's just very generic sounding. It sounds like variations on the same guitar rifts and there's very little energy dynamics. There's no build up compositionally. I fell like that's the biggest folly with metal these days. It feels like the song just slogs on unwavering and fails to grow or reach any sort of climax.
I would pretty much agree with everything you said. Straight death metal style isn't my default writting style, melodeath is. I think you'll find what you've pointed out in most of my melodic songs. Maybe check out Apostasy, Hypernova or The Annihilation II. They are definitely more diverse and have a better flow to them, in my opinion!
Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.