Soilwork: New Song Stream
2010-05-17 by Trey Spencer STAFF | 66 Comments

Soilwork have posted the song "Two Lives Worth Of Reckoning" on their Myspace page.

The track is taken from their upcoming album The Panic Broadcast and will be released on July 2 in Europe and on July 13 in North America through Nuclear Blast Records.

http://www.myspace.com/soilwork

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Band Page: Soilwork

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Willie
Moderator
May 17th 2010

15774 Comments


I'm at work and can't check it out. Is it any good?

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BallsToTheWall
May 17th 2010

44164 Comments


Not overly impressed but it's heavier than their last single. Chorus is pretty catchy.

Vampolka
May 17th 2010

163 Comments


Exactly what Balls said.

jrowa001
May 17th 2010

8749 Comments


sounds better than anything on their last album

Locrian
May 17th 2010

1003 Comments


Will check it out as soon as I can.

ShadowRemains
May 17th 2010

19425 Comments


pretty great song, better than anything except the title track of the last album, and quite a bit of STD

R6Rider
May 17th 2010

4063 Comments


I'm digging it. Solos were sweet. And Dirk needs to lay off the crack. He looks like he's about 50.

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Inveigh
May 17th 2010

24180 Comments


yeah that surprisingly wasn't bad. i still won't be expecting much from the album.

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Darkwatch025
May 17th 2010

142 Comments


what a bunch of damn pussies you all are. I am so sick and tired of looking at the posts on here for every new song that comes out from a metal band. All you do is bitch and complain. Like any of you could do any better than any of these bands. This song is pretty damn good too. No matter what comes out, you will all cry like little babies and post bitching comments. Stop posting shit if you are gonna cry about it.

ShadowRemains
May 17th 2010

19425 Comments


um, lol?

R6Rider
May 17th 2010

4063 Comments


I kinda agree with you Darkwatch but know one is really bitching about this.

Alucard125
May 17th 2010

532 Comments


Thank goodness it has different production to STAGD. Sounds like STD part 2, not too bad. Album should be better than expected...

Athom
Staff Reviewer
May 17th 2010

17114 Comments


@Darkwatch025
I'm sorry the site's userbase has usually negative opinions about more mainstream metal acts. The song is great for what it is, make of that what you will, but out of the vocal users that are metalheads on sputnik a lot of the teenage users are more into metalcore and those that are a bit older are more into death and black metal. Stuff like this gets slagged all the time from heavy music fans everywhere because it treads a middle ground between rock and metal and if it has the misfortune of being from a band aligned at one point in their career with Melodic Death Metal that brings out even more bitching. You complaining about other's opinions isn't going to change that because people are going to look at posts like the one above and think you're some over-zealous super fan and write you of just like that. So take the high road and don't bitch about bitching. Just like what you like, because who the fuck is anyone on the internet to tell you that your taste is wrong. It is what it is, leave it at that and have fun listening to some cool tunes.

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ThePalestMexican
May 17th 2010

2816 Comments


I'm the only person who thought the last release was decent
This was pretty alright, nothing special by their standards though.

combustion07
May 17th 2010

5303 Comments


red droppin' knowledge! Song was pretty cool

NeutralThunder12
May 17th 2010

8742 Comments


actually really good I like this one

ethelred07
May 17th 2010

4 Comments


Promising...

Yazz_Flute
May 17th 2010

18735 Comments


woah, that was really good

Had no hopes for this album but if this song is any indication it sounds like 3.5-4 material.

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Locrian
May 17th 2010

1003 Comments


ThePalestMexican, you're not the only one, I thought there were some very good parts in STAGD (especially the song Sick Heart River).

JWT155
May 17th 2010

9183 Comments


I liked it.

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ZBJE
May 17th 2010

127 Comments


liked the verses, thought the chorus was meh... i hope its just better than sworn to a great divide....

Yazz_Flute
May 17th 2010

18735 Comments


As the Sleeper Awakes and Sick Heart River were the only really good songs on STAGD.

Burn2Burn
May 17th 2010

2378 Comments


20 More Miles, mang

myhigherpie
May 17th 2010

3027 Comments


Am I the only one hearing a lot more dynamic riffing as compared to their last two releases?

Anyway, I like it a lot. Should be a anywhere between a 3.0-4.0

TheKevon
May 17th 2010

14 Comments


Wichers/Coudret sound a hell of a lot better than Frenning/Antonsson. Album definitely has promise.

Yazz_Flute
May 17th 2010

18735 Comments


Yeah I'm really digging this at the moment, maybe i'm just in a fantastic mood after watching the Yankees walk off but this song is the shit.

Shredzilla
May 17th 2010

501 Comments


Finally, Soilwork is back! honestly, I didn't hate Exile, but I didn't like it either. Now, I know a lot of people hated Stabbing The Drama, but I dug it and it is definitely a catchy album. This new song is most certainly great!

Phrike
May 18th 2010

1691 Comments


song was pretty great





what the fuck happened to Soilwork

BeardedIdiot
May 18th 2010

643 Comments


Pretty good track, hope the rest of the album is even better. Though I kinda disliked the chorus.

Pebster49
May 18th 2010

2987 Comments


way better than the last album. Nice solo too

Captain North
May 18th 2010

6743 Comments


I like it. Better than their previous album, which I also liked (but on recent listens not so much).

Locrian
May 18th 2010

1003 Comments


It's not in B minor, which is quite uncommon for a Soilwork song. I very much like it, though.

Whispered4tw
May 18th 2010

564 Comments


Chorus sounds like something Christian Älvestam could've done on his recent S.45 project. Sounds Pretty good actually. Only other song I can bare from this band is the title track of Stabbing The Drama.

iamSeraph
May 18th 2010

852 Comments


pretty solid track =)

hybridstigmata
May 18th 2010

169 Comments


damn fine song, i'm really excited about this release

Wizard
May 18th 2010

18755 Comments


I'm at work and can't check it out. Is it any good?

Reminded me of something off Stabbing the Drama which is a really good thing.

Just like what you like, because who the fuck is anyone on the internet to tell you that your taste is wrong.

Pretty much why Adam is the best staff member around here (and Chan too ; ) ).

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FadeToBlack
May 18th 2010

10913 Comments


nevermind.

sleepyhead
May 18th 2010

593 Comments


i dunno guys...it was pretty good but im not convinced about the album yet. i'm predicting 3-3.5 at best, when they have the potential for 4 or even 4.5. i sincerely hope im wrong

Phrike
May 18th 2010

1691 Comments


they never had potential for 4.5

Locrian
May 18th 2010

1003 Comments


The best songs in Figure Number Five did. I really enjoyed that album but unfortunately it wasn't very consistent in quality.

Lelle
May 18th 2010

2146 Comments


sounds like the recent AILD album

Phrike
May 18th 2010

1691 Comments


FNF was awful lol

Inveigh
May 18th 2010

24180 Comments


yea FNF's their worst imo. I've got The Chainheart Machine at 4.5, but that's the only one that's even close to worth it

BeardedIdiot
May 18th 2010

643 Comments


Still, Figure had it's moments (Overload, Crancking the Sirens). StaGD is their worst IMO

Inveigh
May 18th 2010

24180 Comments


^yeah, well it's definitely between those two

Locrian
May 18th 2010

1003 Comments


About half of FNF is amazing and about half is average. Other albums are somewhere in between but more consistent, except Sworn to a Great Divide, which is pretty much just average except for a couple of standout tracks. I'm not sure what to think about this new song yet. I do like the chorus very much, though.

Yazz_Flute
May 18th 2010

18735 Comments


Rejection Role is the best song on Figure Number Five honestly.

BeardedIdiot
May 18th 2010

643 Comments


I don't know about the best, but the catchiest? 100% agreed

Pessimist
May 18th 2010

191 Comments


Weak chorus, pretty good otherwise. Looking forward to it.

Wizard
May 18th 2010

18755 Comments


I personally like everything they've done minus their last album.

TheKevon
May 18th 2010

14 Comments


So catchy in fact, that RR ended up on one of the Headbanger's Ball discs, which is what got me interested in these guys to begin with. Fuckin MTV.

zaruyache
May 18th 2010

4799 Comments


Beginning riff sounds like something from Lamb of God's Wrath. Might be Contractor? Can't remember exactly, but they sound similar.

Hey, that wasn't terrible! Riffs were good, harsh vox weren't very harsh and clean vox weren't amazing, but a solid song.

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Yazz_Flute
May 18th 2010

18735 Comments


Except Wrath was boring as shit.

Locrian
May 18th 2010

1003 Comments


I actually HAD noticed the Lamb of God resemblance. I thought it sounded a little more like something from Sacrament, although I'm probably not the right person to judge.

Captain North
May 19th 2010

6743 Comments


I don't get the love for their earliest albums, they were pretty crap. FNF and STD are where its at.

Phrike
May 19th 2010

1691 Comments


uh oh

zuzek
May 19th 2010

748 Comments


Damn enjoyable song, but chorus is kind of a shitstain. Verbeuren wins drum hero and it's good to hear Wichers. It's obvious he's back in the band.

Locrian
May 19th 2010

1003 Comments


Oh, and the production is way better as well, the guitar tone in STaGD was VERY annoying.

HylianNightmare
May 19th 2010

72 Comments


guitar leads were very good

Phrike
May 19th 2010

1691 Comments


StaGD wasn't so bad

BeardedIdiot
May 19th 2010

643 Comments


^^I guess, but they did to guitars the same thing Lars Ulrich did to drums in St. Anger. I hate that "tin" sound in StaGD. Probably the only reason I couldn't force myself to like it that much

Locrian
May 19th 2010

1003 Comments


Yes, that's what I was talking about earlier.

CutMan
May 19th 2010

1744 Comments


Huh. I liked that. I had actually lost faith in them after the last album, but this was really cool.

colt20
May 21st 2010

11 Comments


This song is excellent. Soilwork appears to back to their elite form, although their last album was only a slight
deviation from this refined and polished sound. Appears witchers had made a significant impact upon his return and
speeds vocals sound incredible. Very promising so far.
Drums are the best Ive ever heard, they possess groove while managing to remain technical and fast.

5/5

Locrian
May 21st 2010

1003 Comments


Finally got around to listening to this all the way through. I've decided that I really like the chorus, because there's an interesting variation in harmonic rhythm. Vocals are just as strong as they were last album (which was really the only improvement in the last album to begin with), which is a plus.

If the rest of the album is like this, it would probably get a 3.5 or a 4 from me.

Scoot
May 21st 2010

17477 Comments


Unexpectedly good.

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