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12 Apr 2015, 1:55pm
One of the first tracks I heard by Opeth. Completely and utterly blew my mind, and still does.
26 Feb 2015, 3:04pm
mmmmh...reminds me of glass arm shattering by Porcupine Tree..
2 Oct 2014, 10:01pm
The track that got me into opeth, and by extension progressive metal.
30 Aug 2014, 7:47pm
Glorious! Opeth never goes wrong
4 May 2014, 9:23pm
great ending for watershed.
21 Jan 2014, 12:44am
Why thank you, kind sir!
11 Jan 2014, 4:40am
The bass at the beginning dominates. Duh Duh Dutta Dooooooooo. This has somehow turned out to be one of my favorite Opeth songs of all time.
9 Nov 2013, 7:41pm
v Literally the most pretentious thing I've ever heard, yet I can't be mad at you. You deserve a medal.
25 Apr 2013, 2:26am
What a riff, sounds like a galaxy being folded into an elegant origami shape.
3 Sep 2012, 1:33am
Heir Apparent isn't good... it's amazing!
29 Jul 2012, 9:33pm
Who the fuck says Heir Apparent isn't good? I will kill them! 
29 May 2012, 9:59pm
3 Feb 2012, 2:51pm
OPETH ROCKS !
6 Nov 2011, 11:37pm
Mike is clearly a Nintendo fan. The Lotus Eater has a section that sounds like the Mario underground theme, and this one sounds like Ocarina of Time's forest temple. 
30 Oct 2011, 1:08pm
Hearing this song live at Sonisphere Knebworth, really got me into this song.Great song.
26 Sep 2011, 2:08am
My favorite track from Watershed. Very atmospheric and "organic" feeling. Gives me chills every time I listen to it.
24 Sep 2011, 1:59pm
Mike is clearly a Nintendo fan. The Lotus Eater has a section that sounds like the Mario underground theme, and this one sounds like Ocarina of Time's forest temple.
20 Aug 2011, 5:34pm
15 Aug 2011, 6:02pm
I never really liked this song....but after a little break on watershed it suddenly got better and better....and now i really love it :) the whole watershed album has become something very special after listening to it very often....i'm so excited about heritage...
2 Aug 2011, 12:59pm
Best. Riff. Ever.
26 Jul 2011, 11:44pm
@thedreamforce, buddy I completely agree on your description of this song but you're wrong when you say that is the reason why it is better than The Lotus Eater. If your idea/definition of the ideal song is something that is slow and climaxes and is coherent than fine. But you can't shove your opinions of what "ideal" music should sound like. Lots of people prefer twisted transitions in songs, or would rather the song be as interesting as often as possible. Lots of songs [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrzOzgYL1-o]considered the greatest of all time[/url] are not coherent at all. There are just too many people/perceptions of preferable music to ever say one song is better than another with completely different structures/moods/intentions (thus subjectivity, obviously).
19 Jul 2011, 12:05pm
Who the fuck says Heir Apparent isn't good? I will kill them!
27 Apr 2011, 1:12pm
All Opeth songs are awesome. I just hate those comments like "Heir Apparent isn't that good blaablaa".. They are all perfect.  I don't believe there is one Opeth song that I don't like.
17 Mar 2011, 10:42pm
Dare I say, the best off Watershed.
23 Feb 2011, 12:02pm
agreed with underneath me, it's so minimalistic at moments and still so moving:)
17 Feb 2011, 11:03pm
@BigDaddy555666: It IS better than Lotus Eater because it builds toward a climactic ending. It has more momentum when it reaches the final riff. The Lotus Eater is "just" a compilation of REALLY awesome parts that doesn't form much of a cohesive whole. Hex Omega has a massive, epic feel while The Lotus Eater feels more like "OMG THIS IS AWESOME" in parts. Listening to it is like watching a technically impressive but in-cohesive art film; it damn well looked good, but you don't feel too much when it's over.
12 Feb 2011, 11:44am
5 Feb 2011, 2:10pm
Best off Watershed by a long shot.
17 Jan 2011, 8:01pm
All Opeth songs are awesome. I just hate those comments like "Heir Apparent isn't that good blaablaa".. They are all perfect.
10 Jan 2011, 4:41pm
Lovely mood.  Indeed! Bloody beautiful. :3
17 Nov 2010, 1:03pm
Hex codes: 3C9 for small Omega and 3A9 for capital Omega. What could this possibly mean?
15 Nov 2010, 4:45am
Sounds really like a Blackwater Park track, for me. And I love it.
4 Nov 2010, 1:07am
"i just started listening to opeth..i can tell already this will be one of my favorites" Sigh.......
9 Oct 2010, 2:14am
gotta change pants after hearing this 
18 May 2010, 7:07pm
How is the possibly the best song of the album? It's not bad, mind you. But it's not that great. (Unless someone wants to explain why it is?)
17 May 2010, 7:31pm
"After a year and more of Watershed, I've realised that C) Hex Omega IS the best song of the album. " 
31 Mar 2010, 11:23am
"After a year and more of Watershed, I've realised that A) Heir Apparent and The Lotus Eater are not as good everyone says, B) Porcelain Heart is actually a good song, people can't stand that it's a single by Opeth and C) Hex Omega is probably the best song of the album. "  so true!
26 Mar 2010, 8:00pm
Cute lil ditty
24 Feb 2010, 1:57pm
18 Feb 2010, 6:55pm
One of Opeth's best songs overall 
18 Feb 2010, 11:38am
@ thedreamforce: exactly! One of Opeth's best songs overall.
30 Jan 2010, 11:34pm
Lovely mood. 
23 Jan 2010, 4:07pm
This is definetly top 3 on Watershed. Lovely mood.
18 Jan 2010, 7:38am
"Hex Omega is a sign of the deteriorating quality of Opeth's music." Are you kidding?? This song is one of the best on Watershed! Opeth are slowly taking a different direction with their music and they're just getting better and better.
4 Jan 2010, 8:52pm
23 Dec 2009, 1:12am
i just started listening to opeth..i can tell already this will be one of my favorites
18 Oct 2009, 9:55am
After a year and more of Watershed, I've realised that A) Heir Apparent and The Lotus Eater are not as good everyone says, B) Porcelain Heart is actually a good song, people can't stand that it's a single by Opeth and C) Hex Omega is probably the best song of the album.
1 Sep 2009, 2:17pm
deadwing1411's right...and that '3:48-4:01' part sounds like something from clockwork orange, i can't help...
22 Aug 2009, 3:37am
Quite possibly my favourite from Watershed. And, yes, deadwing1411 - definitely.
5 Aug 2009, 1:39am
the riff at 5:20 reminds me so much of Alice in Chains
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