Perfect Balanced Metal!

My first thought hearing the intro of 'Rat Race' was "Yeah!"! It opens with an in-your-face tapping intro that moves into a a-kicking riff of good old fast heavy metal joyfullness! The chorus is easily accessible and sends my thoughts in direction of early Klaus Meine of Scorpions. Might be a tone in the vocals that does that for me. The song has a strong backbone and a "logical" structure and as a guitarist myself I really appreciate the complex and skillfull guitar work in this song! Both harmonies, leads and riff proves able hands on deck! The rythm section is rock solid and I really like the vocals, too. I made a reference to Scorpions and there is a definitive "German Feel" to the whole song and fans of Blind Guardian will undoubtedly find new friends in The Perfect Balance. The production is also quite good. The vocals are a bit too loud for my taste, but I like the tight and dry, yet full guitar sound, backed up by a quick bass. All inn all the guitars are given a lot of room here. I find the drums to be a bit low. But as I said, that is my taste. I would say this is the the best song I've heard so far on N1M and is the highest rating I've given so far. And I'm definately gonna check these guys out further! Is heavy metal out of date? Not if The Perfect Balance has a word about it, cause these guys seem to have it right!
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Rat Race Review....Rat Race Rocks!

Kickass intro!! Killer riff! Good strong vocals. I really like the lead break, kinda hear David Bowie in there, great build-up into a very creative lead. Great studio work too. The strong stops and starts really make this tune, along with really good guitar work. Kinda hear some Scorpions in here too! ( thats a good thing! ) Really nice outro too! Overall a strong, fun, kickass tune!!
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Great production

Good overall production on this track. Only thing I would say is the vocals are a little hot in the mix. I'd bring them down a bit. The main guitar riff is quick and tight although the whole thing sounds somewhat hurried. Especially the vocals during the chorus. Good guitar work and impressive solo. Can hear a bit of Van Halen influence. Good solid track. .
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:) Ok.

:) Ciekawy klimat, świetna gitara i pałker, pewna odmiana melodic metal, ale świetnie zagrana, podoba mi się, trzeba trochę czasu nad instrumentem, mam paru kumpli i kapel wykonujących podobny styl, tak trzymajcie. Pozdrawiam, z zaśnieżonej Polski. Powodzenia.
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...awesome metal thunder roaring...

Really awesome metal thunder roaring to my ears! What great guitar riffs from right to left and back again. Absolute great work. By far the best work from Perfect Balance with an astounding guitar work with played like a god riffs and solos. This track has all what it takes to entertain every metalhead with a bit more of progressive and well played metal. This sounds really fresh and energetic. I give this a very good 4.5!
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Good Metal!!

Guys you rock! The Song is very solid! Pure Metal. :)Very good Record, fast and good voice melodies. The guitar solos are good and It works good for the Song, forum and bass made a good Jobs from the background. I want to listen more from you.
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ratrace

great tune, worth checking out the perfect balance on also be sure to know this moscow metal band will be sure to get your fix of your metal injection for sure, so yeah check em out!-Mikey omen peace and love
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Saludos

Colegas como estan aqui pase aver algo de su apreciable música y como siempre suenan muy bien carnales suena chido su rolita suena un poco a joe stump un guitarrista americano las voces suenan bien la musica. Los solos de las guitarras los tapings los pua barridos muy bien carnales denle con todo suenan chingon les mando un fuerte abraxo muy brutal y sigan cosechando exitos carnales mucha suerte y gracias por apoyarnos ahi nos seguiremos apoyando suerte
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Scorpions meets van Halen

Great old school stuff! Very impulsive song, great melody, cool riffs. Scorpions meets van Halen, however it's an independent sound and not a cheap copy. These guys from Russia are one oft the best metal bands here on N1M. Very professional lead guitar, very interesting middle part. The production is really good, but the mix is a little bit to compressed, I hope to hear much more new songs from the perfect balance. Keep it on!
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Rat race

A very good and melodic heavy metal track.As always good vocal and super guitars in this song.Good composition and sharp tune.Solo in a very good metal style with skills.Energy and super vibration.
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RAT RACE

ENERGY PLUS HERE WITH A SONG THAT COMES AT YOU LIKE IT WAS SHOT OUT OF A CANON EXTREME GUITAR SHREDDING IS ALSO ON DISPLAY AS WELL AS A KICK ASS GUITAR BREAK FANS OF METAL CAN APPRECIATE THE VOCALS AS BEING PARTICULARY DRIVEN AND ON THE MONEY THERE IS A LOT TO LIKE ABOUT THIS SONG IN A CLASSIC METAL WAY OF BANDS THAT HAVE CLOME BEFORE SABBATH ETC NICE TOUCH AT THE END WITHA QUIET BIT TO LEAVE YOU WANTING MORE
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Rat Race

Whats not to love??? It's everything i look for in a high energy rock/metal song. It has a little Motorhead feel which is never a bad thing. Keep on rocking and throwing out these jams because wow! I thoroughly enjoyed it and so did my 2 year old and she's picky.
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