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Discussion in 'Steve Smyth' started by flying_whale, Oct 15, 2006.

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Who do *you* think shreds the best?

  1. Entry 01

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Entry 02

    6 vote(s)
    15.8%
  3. Entry 03

    2 vote(s)
    5.3%
  4. Entry 04

    12 vote(s)
    31.6%
  5. Entry 05

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  6. Entry 06

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Entry 07

    16 vote(s)
    42.1%
  8. Entry 08

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
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  1. Nebulous

    Nebulous Daniel

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    Well, it seems i've made my decision. Contestants 1, 3, 7 and 11 made it to my top four. Since the decision was between 4, I had to go with the entry that I thought had the most listenability. After listennig about 10 times through my top 4, the one which I feel stood the test of time, was entry 1.
    Congrats
     
  2. Ermz

    Ermz ¯\(°_o)/¯

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    Halfway through so far. Entry 6 is by far the only choice up until this point. I won't even cheat and vote for myself, THAT'S how good it is :D
     
  3. Ermz

    Ermz ¯\(°_o)/¯

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    Okay got through all of them then listened to the choice ones again. 6 isn't as good as I initially thought, but the technique is still damn killer.

    I'm gonna hold off my vote... half the reason being that I'm actually enrolled in this comp.

    Some really great entries in this one, everyone should be proud! (yeah, even the guy that ripped off the Loomis solo :lol:)
     
  4. No More Beers

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    a bunch of cool entrys...
     
  5. LT1Z

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    Some good shit going on in those entries!:headbang:
     
  6. evil_pete

    evil_pete Testamental

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    Some great stuff going on there. :headbang:

    Will vote later.
     
  7. Spikes

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    Simply awesome guys!:OMG: :headbang:
     
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    Solo 1 is definitely the most solid of the bunch and gets my vote ...

    honorable mention to number 7 ... The arpeggios into the Petrucci / Vai esq pedal point slides was sweet !!!

    If he entered the contest which im not sure he did.. i would say that was Brooks on guitar. Great technique ... it would have been my pick if there wasnt that 1 bend that ended a 1/2 step out that was bent back in tune .... lol (im picky like that)

    All the solos had a very Maiden'esq feel except number 1 and thats what made me vote. It was different then the others. It stood out more.
     
  9. Söy

    Söy Manfred von Richthofen

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    i wish i could play guitar like whoa :(
     
  10. Nebulous

    Nebulous Daniel

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    I think number one sounded just as Maiden as the others. It had that Dave Muray fluentness, and the bends were also similar to his style.
     
  11. flying_whale

    flying_whale Rome 64 C.E.

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    they are really great. All of them (even mine this time :lol: 0maybe not the greatest:lol:). It is hard i will have to listen some more to vote, i will vote later, 1, 7, 8,10 are my favs at the moment. the favs will change, because i love all of them, so it will be a toucher decision:kickass:
    you kick ass guys!
    after listening to all of them again, i picked 1
     
  12. Steve Smyth

    Steve Smyth Lead Axe

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    Well, Holy Hell, we've got ourselves a contest here!:lol:
    All great entries, and ah, the wonders of an Em riff! A lot of people on the "same page" as each other on this one, and sounds like a lot of people used their theory knowledge in terms of scale approach as well. Some cool things in all of these!
    I've also heard a lot of "isms" from everyone on this; nothing wrong with that in my book, as long as it's placed well. I always tend to want to hear how much farther one can take their influences, and make it more their own.One of the hardest things about creating music, IMHO.
    Good luck to everyone! You guys all delivered some really great solos!:headbang: :headbang: :headbang:
     
  13. scottdavis

    scottdavis Teh Shredz0r

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    Awww... I had a nice solo lined up (just heard about this tonight)..

    Oh well, there's always next time..
     
  14. Steve Smyth

    Steve Smyth Lead Axe

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    And all of a sudden, the comments ceased......?
     
  15. Ermz

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    Haha, I think all the regulars must have done their part and that's that...
     
  16. flying_whale

    flying_whale Rome 64 C.E.

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    it seems that this time the 0 vote club will have more members:lol:
     
  17. Steve Smyth

    Steve Smyth Lead Axe

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    Hey, Moon, I think you're right man!:lol:
     
  18. Nebulous

    Nebulous Daniel

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    Haha, I had to read your last post twice Steve, I thought you were calling someone a Moron :p
    ..but it was "Moon"
     
  19. Ermz

    Ermz ¯\(°_o)/¯

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    Hey cool, #6 is getting up there. Can't say it's undeserved, as there was some pretty solid technique there, even if the solo wasn't the most cohesive and directional thing in the world.
     
  20. Steve Smyth

    Steve Smyth Lead Axe

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    IYHO(In Your Humble Opinion)!:erk: :)
     
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