Yeah, I thought of the possibility that the problem might lie with my sound setup. In all honesty, I'm not that well read-up on sound in linux. It works. I just decided to try and get 5.1 out of the setup, considering it's more than capable.
The way I've set it up, I have sound coming from all 5 speakers, in just normal stereo mode. If it's of any help, my asound.state file is located here: http://breaker.symclan.co.uk/breakerfall/asound.state
Thanks for the reply