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THE GATHERING: Transcending Records To Release Limited Vinyl And Cassette Editions Of Mandylion And Nighttime Birds; Preorders Available Now

Transcending Records is pleased to issue the only North American vinyl pressings of Mandylion and Nighttime Birds from legendary Dutch metal/rock unit THE GATHERING. Initially released via Century Media Records in 1995, Mandylion is THE GATHERING’s third studio offering and first to feature the now-iconic vocals of Anneke van Giersbergen. The album was recorded and mixed at Woodhouse Studios in Hagen, Germany under the guidance of Siggi Bemm and Waldemar Sorychta and has since become a cult classic. Transcending’s initial pressing of the record in March of 2020 sold out before it even arrived from the manufacturing plant. Don’t miss […]

CONVULSE: Finnish Progressive Death Metal Veterans To Release Deathstar Full-Length October 30th Via Transcending Records; Preorders Available

Stream / Share CONVULSE’s ‘The Summoning’ HERE Finnish progressive death metal veterans CONVULSE will unleash their long-awaited new full-length, Deathstar, October 30th via Transcending Records. A near forty-one-minute masterwork, Deathstar delivers nine tracks that transcend the boundaries of standard death metal. Fusing the prime tenets of death metal, heavy rock, and prog into something innovative and enticing, the record arguably picks up where the band’s underrated 1994 gem Reflections full-length left off adopting a similar genre-bending approach and modernizing it. Deathstar was recorded and mixed in analog at JJ-studio with Juuso Nordlund and comes swathed in the art of Jan […]

Finnish Death Lords CONVULSE to Release Deathstar on October 30

CONVULSE, one of the pioneers of the Finnish death metal scene and bright stars of the ’90’s death n’ roll movement, have signed a deal with Transcending Records for the release of Deathstar, the legendary band’s fifth full-length album. Deathstar features nine tracks that transcend the boundaries of standard death metal. Of course, this is nothing new for the trio, as many fans will fondly reflect on their unheralded gem Reflections (released in 1994 on Relapse Records). which at the time was about as unusual a death metal album as they come. Deathstar takes the same genre-bending approach as Reflections […]