New Scar Symmetry Song
2011-03-08 by Whispered4tw | 41 Comments

A new song entitled 'Illuminoid Dream Sequence' has been uploaded to Soundcloud.

The track is taken from the upcoming album The Unseen Empire which is currently set to be released on the 15th of April.

http://soundcloud.com/nuclearblastrecords/scar-symmetry-illuminoid-dream#

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hotshotvegetarian
March 8th 2011

129 Comments


The Intro REALLY dampened my hopes, but from 1:30 it's decent - almost a progressive metal feel to the second half of the song. Going to suspend judgment until I hear more.

Whispered4tw
March 8th 2011

565 Comments


According to a guy with a promo this track is the most 'progressive' track and the only one with no real chorus. It's an alright track I guess, better than most of the stuff on DMD.

balcaen
March 8th 2011

3183 Comments


if this band goes progressive i'll be really pleased.
they'd be so much better if they dropped the death metal shit.

hotshotvegetarian
March 8th 2011

129 Comments


At the very least I can agree that it's better than 90% of DMD. That album was just atrocious.

BallsToTheWall
March 8th 2011

44164 Comments


Somebody needs to tell these over compensating douchebags they stopped being relevant after releasing Symmetric in Design. Stop being a slight to metal and foad.

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
March 8th 2011

16028 Comments


I appreciate the fact that they changed it up but still wasn't a fan.

Digging: Katatonia - Kocytean

FenixZero
March 9th 2011

379 Comments


Damn so much hate from Balls..lol it's alright do appreciate the change as well.

Darkwatch025
March 9th 2011

142 Comments


damn I thought the song was motherfucking awesome!

jabberwockyGC
March 9th 2011

116 Comments


I liked it, excited to see what else they got. If this song isn't the best their new album's got, I have high hopes for this band again.

Alucard125
March 9th 2011

532 Comments


DMD could have been a lot better if it wasn't for the horrible production...this was actually pretty good. Pleasantly surprised.

RCKilm
March 9th 2011

232 Comments


have only heard holographic universe and symmetric in design. probably won't listen.

buddhaabdi
March 9th 2011

102 Comments


Last album was killer (best so far,even though I was one of the few that thought so), and this sounds great. Looking forward to another one without the overrated balled asshole.

Pankar95
March 9th 2011

131 Comments


that Balls guy is rly idiot. Whats the point of coming in a SS article on Sputnikmusic and saying how much they suck. Its a waste of time really

Darkwatch025
March 9th 2011

142 Comments


I seriously do not understand how people can say this band sucks even if you don't like the music. Their songwriting and lyrics are so much better than most of the shit out there. I thought Dark Matter Dimensions was a pretty damn good album and what the hell was wrong with the production? Also, the new singers are both awesome and I am one of the first people who passed judgment and said Scar Symmetry would be finished once Christian left! I was definitely proved wrong. I cannot wait to hear more from this album. Oh and don't listen to Balls, he is one of those people that thinks he is some professor of metal and hates everything.

hotshotvegetarian
March 9th 2011

129 Comments


Eh, people have different tastes, and Scar Symmetry has always been trying rather hard to appeal to the majority of melodeath fans - a subgenre thats already generic and overdone as it is. So I can understand people disliking it.

But I've got to say, Holographic Symmetry was a fantastic treat. Sometimes I'm in the mood for some solid, fun melodeath and that album really pulls it off IMO.


DMD on the other hand... well, let's hope this time the singers manage to mesh better together and the guitarists move away from the muddy overproduced chugging.

RCKilm
March 9th 2011

232 Comments


"that Balls guy is rly idiot."

uncalled for man.

Outnumbered
March 9th 2011

370 Comments


Lose the death and we got ourselves an album.

bloc
March 9th 2011

34500 Comments


Not too bad I suppose

Digging: He Is Legend - I Am Hollywood

BallsToTheWall
March 9th 2011

44164 Comments


Oh shit a battle ensues. First off Pankar....go fuck yourself. While your out discover good music and come back. Secondly, Scar Symmetry have degraded themselves musically ever since their first album which was solid. Pitch Black Progress, while decent was not up to par with SID, this began their quick descent into mediocrity. Now they force them selves to push out records way too fast to stay relevant. Substituting what really matters in favor of what doesnt matter. They never decided to mix things up and continue to rape the same formula over and over and over again.

Whispered4tw
March 9th 2011

565 Comments


Holographic Universe, while extremely produced, was still a very solid album really.

Hawks
March 9th 2011

33363 Comments


First off Pankar....go fuck yourself.

Balls, this is exactly why I love you.

Didn't listen to this song and don't plan to. I didn't even love their stuff with Christian all that much so I doubt I would like this at all.

theacademy
March 9th 2011

27703 Comments


that Balls guy is rly idiot.


i keep reading this in different voices and lol'ing

FilthyBorgir
March 9th 2011

1334 Comments


Song was average.... not that special.

hotshotvegetarian
March 9th 2011

129 Comments


>Holographic Universe, while extremely produced, was still a very solid album really.

I agree wholeheartedly.

Pankar95
March 10th 2011

131 Comments


>First off Pankar...go fuck yourself


Id like to have a nice conversation with you Balls, but your other reply shows me that its impossible. So again, I suggest u
stop coming to a SS article just to say that according to you they rape music and that they suck. Instead you can go get
fucked with your retarded followers like Hawks, who find you sexy because you talked to me like a pissed 4 years old kid
would^^.

Motiv3
March 10th 2011

8442 Comments


'Id like to have a nice conversation with you Balls, but your other reply shows me that its impossible.'

I think you calling him an idiot already damaged the opportunity for a 'nice conversation.' Maybe you should take your own advice. HU for me was their best album but DMD was really watered down in comparison, and the new vocalists really suck compared to Christian. Having said that, i will listen to this song.

Motiv3
March 10th 2011

8442 Comments


well this was definitely better than most if not all of DMD, i actually liked the beginning until the vocals came in. The clean sections just ruin it for me, they are so overdone and cheesy. At least they switched it up a little but tbh, its not much different from all their other stuff.

Pankar95
March 10th 2011

131 Comments


>Motiv3

I think idiot isnt such an offense. Or at least not compared to "go fuck yourself". He didnt have to
say this before he started talking about the actual music.
I had no problems at all with clean vocals on DMD and I like much the choruses on many songs. It
indeed had 4-5 boring songs, but songs 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,11 were great PLUS it had an awsome bonus
track.

I could have even have smt like a discussion about the music with that Balls, but since he says he
finds SID decent and everything after that crap, its obvious that SS just isnt for his taste, so
there would be no point.

Plus he talks bad about my music taste, while he knows shit about it. I d like to get a list of
bands i like and then take such a list by him, and then compare and see who listens to better stuff.

BallsToTheWall
March 10th 2011

44164 Comments


Band lost their magic. And since have descended into mediocrity. It's as clear as the day. Same thing has long happened to Soilwork. I have yet to hear a band of this ilk to intereset me. I'm no music elitists but I can distinguish good and bad music.

TheSpirit
March 10th 2011

16671 Comments


Balls IS the professor of metal, faggot.

Digging: Sexdrome - Grown Younger

Hawks
March 10th 2011

33363 Comments


Instead you can go get
fucked with your retarded followers like Hawks, who find you sexy because you talked to me like a pissed 4 years old kid
would^^.

This guy just keeps bringing the entertainment.

Motiv3
March 10th 2011

8442 Comments


Its ok to have an opinion on music but if u think calling an idiot isnt provocative and isnt gonna cause a reaction like that then obviously you havent been in many confrontations in life. Is go fuck yourself more offensive? of course it is, but what are u to expect when you start the argument by calling balls an idiot when he did absolutely nothing to u personally to warrant it.

BallsToTheWall
March 10th 2011

44164 Comments


I'm being polite, now, but if you mess with a viking, expect the worst.

TheSpirit
March 10th 2011

16671 Comments


but expect it when you least expect it

Pankar95
March 11th 2011

131 Comments


Alright Mr.Viking i think its pointless to argue about a band since music is jus a matter of taste. If u want to waste ur time bashing a band that doesnt appeal to u then ok, but you really should respect other people's taste too. Even the most hating hater would at least admit that SS have been in their highest until their 3d LP( I personally think they are still awsome ).
Im sorry if i offended u, I didnt know "idiot" would be such an offensive word.
I like Soilwork too btw and they sure released 4 awsome CDs in their early days, and i think that The Panic Broadcast is a pretty good album, the best since Natural Born Chaos.

P.S. Pls dont come and siege my town on a longboat. Especially with an army consisted of your minions like Hawks and The Spirit.

Jruined
March 11th 2011

1273 Comments


These guys were never in my top anything.

TimeShredder
March 12th 2011

6 Comments


This is probably better than anything off of DMD, but damn can they please just put a muzzle on Lars? This band would be so much better without his vocals. Good to see Roberth improving though.


Scoot
March 12th 2011

17493 Comments


roberth looks like a psycho when he screams

Pankar95
March 13th 2011

131 Comments


>I will rape etc etc

Was that adressed to me???

HumanGenome
March 13th 2011

195 Comments


everything went to shit after holographic universe

TheKevon
March 14th 2011

14 Comments


Groovy.



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