Song Info
Released September 14, 2008 for Rock Band
Rock Band 2 Import
3962 users have this song ($2)    
Genre: Metal
Album: Painkiller (1990)

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Full Band

Other Versions
Painkiller (Guitar Hero)
Painkiller (Rocksmith)
Painkiller (Guitar Hero Live)
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A mixed bag zyyzyyzyy
It's rare for a song on Rock Band to have a drum solo, but it's even rarer for a Rock Band song to have more than one drum solo. That's the case for this song, as there is two drum solos, one at the beginning and one at the end of song. Both are pretty fun to play, especially the latter.

However, everything between the two drum solos is meh. It's pretty repetitive and switches between two beats every minute or so with very little variation of any significance. It can actually get a little bit boring if you're good enough to hit the beat with no problem. Most of the song either a mildly fast pattern with three kicks between each snare, the second of which has a yellow note, and the snare being paired with a yellow note as well, or a beat that looks like Sleepwalker slowed way down. This stuff goes on for six minutes and doesn't really get all that interesting to a good player, while easily failing out a bad player.

Overall, it's an okay song to play, but it isn't something I would really play over and over again for the sake of doing so. The best way to describe this song would be "Two epic solos separated by an endless sea of triple-kick beats and other stuff that shows up over and over again"

Grade: B-
Rate: 4/5
Difficulty: Borderline ⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪/🔴🔴🔴🔴🔴 ;
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