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1. German band playing black metal
2. A UK trance duo.
3. Influential London based impro-noise / avant-jazz / heavy soundscapes duo of 90’s.
4. An American groove/black metal band.
5. A Scottish power metal band.
6. A German band playing hardcore
7. A thrash/hardcore band from Cleveland, OH.
8. An English melodic death-metal band.
9. A Bulgarian death-metal band from Svishtov (1992-1994)
10. A UK Power Metal Band since 2004.

1): Ascension is a black metal band from Saxony, Germany, formed in 2007.
Their works to the date include:
With Burning Tongues - 2009
Faith and Fire - 2010
Consolamentum - 2010
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2): UK based production duo. Ricky Simmonds and Steven Jones, 2 names which have appeared frequently under numerous guises including Space Brothers, Ascension, and Lustral, have been producing since 1995. Their uplifting euphoric trance/chillout styles have made an impact on everyone from John Digweed, to Paul Oakenfold & beyond.

3): Project of prolific guitarist Stefan Jaworzyn = founder of legendary Shock records (aka Mr. Shock; of Skullflower; Satin Chickens; Descension) and drummer Tony Irving (aka Derv; of Descension; Scott Bond).

Performed intense: electro-acoustic improvisations / apocalyptic musique concrète /
avant-jazz / heavy ambient / guitar noise soundscapes

Very active between 1993-1996.

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  • thatkirbydude

    Solid new album, not as captivating as Consolamentum though,. A good early Christmas present nonetheless. Cant wait for legit release.

    15 Dec 8:53pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSZYu_4ViDk Black Ember, another new track. didn't notice this one was up.

    4 Dec 8:36pm Reply
  • darkgnome

    Oh oh oh! Yes. Dysangelium is cool too!

    2 Dec 9:46am Reply
  • versionfiv

    https://soundcloud.com/w-t-c-productions/the-dark-tomb-shines-1 new track, very great as expected. that band they're touring with, Dysangelium is pretty cool too.

    2 Dec 7:51am Reply
  • zootex

    The German Ascension's album "Consolamentum" is so fucking good. Solid riffs everywhere and as a tight as hell sound. So damn good!

    26 Nov 10:22pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    no presents for christmas.

    15 Nov 3:04am Reply
  • Tuberkulloosi

    Heh, as Nocturnalpriest already said.

    11 Nov 10:11am Reply
  • Tuberkulloosi

    "...second album, The Dead of the World, set for European release on December 24th via W.T.C. Productions (Season of Mist will handle the North American release)." nice, like a Christmas present.

    11 Nov 10:10am Reply
  • Nocturnalpriest

    GREAT EP !!! Both tracks are awesome, can't wait for the christmas present they prepare !!!

    7 Nov 4:58pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    http://wtcproductions.bandcamp.com/album/deathless-light both tracks are streamable. garden of stone is the better track

    2 Nov 8:01pm Reply
  • Zvarth

    "...second album, The Dead of the World, set for European release on December 24th via W.T.C. Productions (Season of Mist will handle the North American release)."

    30 Oct 1:37pm Reply
  • slayingtongue

    When are they out with new material? Yes, ''Deathless Light'' - EP - to be released on 31 October via W.T.C. Productions. Still, can't get enough of the début album.

    7 Oct 6:36pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    i didn't notice how weird the first half of Angel of the Burning Sun is until the other night. really bizarre stuff there... kind of like a sore thumb of the album.

    17 Aug 4:28pm Reply
  • dark_wisdom

    @jandalf_ , @litex_fen , @carlos_galvan shut up and go to hunt dragons [2] while we stay here praying to satan

    11 Aug 8:37pm Reply
  • eidole

    "Everyone keeps talking about how DsO influenced they are, but to be honest I hear a lot more Secrets of the Moon in them" "True that ... Especially since the vocalist is Ar (Michael Zech) from Secrets of The Moon ." The vocals are very good, however I have never been into SOTM that much (I like some of their old stuff), I prefer Ascension over the recent stuff from SOTM. Their demo is fantastic for a Black Metal band from the 21st century! The rest is very-very-very good too (but yes, I prefer the demo ;-)) Also, I don't think we can't compare them to DsO either, the music is very different, really. Some thoughts for Marianne (L.S.K.) by the way, who did some guest vocals on Consolamentum. I hope she found what she was looking for...

    9 Aug 9:59pm Reply
  • elitist_jerk

    the PM ascension is like a 'roided up dragonforce

    17 Jul 1:30am Reply
  • orange_90

    true Ascension is Power Metal! :P [4]

    11 Jul 8:41pm Reply
  • OkkultaNagelfar

    I agree it does have a hint of SotM but it's unique in its own way. It's quite close to Watain's Sworn to the dark as well.

    5 Mar 1:40pm Reply
  • osmark

    I agree. I don't really hear much DsO in this other than the occasional noodling with dissonance. DsO are far more experimental (this band isn't). still pretty solid straight forward bm. \m/

    22 Jan 1:51pm Reply
  • Lvx-Fero

    Really good stuff. Waiting for the new album.

    3 Jan 9:03pm Reply
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