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Death  - The Sound Of Perseverance album download
Performer: Death
Title: The Sound Of Perseverance
Country: Germany
Genre: Rock
Style:Death Metal
Released: 2018
MP3 album szie: 1826 mb
FLAC album size: 1597 mb

The Sound of Perseverance is the seventh and final studio album by American death metal band Death, released on September 15, 1998, by Nuclear Blast. This is the only album to feature guitarist Shannon Hamm, drummer Richard Christy, and bassist Scott Clendenin. The average song length on this album is around six minutes. Also, it was a breakthrough album for drummer and later radio star Richard Christy, in the tradition of previous drummers like Gene Hoglan and Sean Reinert.

DEATH, the heavy metal institution founded, realized, and helmed by legendary guitarist Chuck Schuldiner, released its final studio album The Sound of Perseverance (’98) to massive worldwide critical acclaim. The Sound o. s the masterstroke of one of metal’s true pioneers and innovators, and indeed worthy of the worship, adoration, and accolades that announced its original release (’98).

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Words cannot do this album enough justice. This is a truly glorious metal release, certainly Death's finest hour, and easily one of the top metal albums of all time. The sheer ferocity and emotion that channels through each of the intricate, progressive guitar melodies shatters every low opinion of the American metal scene. When you combine Chuck Schuldiner's shrieking vocals (his eeriest performance ever) with the most talented, cohesive lineup yet, you get the definitive Death album

Some of the song names on The Sound of Perseverance were originally going to appear on the first Control Denied album. When Death was signed to Nuclear Blast Chuck agreed to make one last Death album before moving forward with Control Denied. LP version limited to 400 copies on red vinyl. Japanese version released on Victor Entertainment. Reissued by Nuclear Blast in 2001.

The Sound of Perseverance was my first Death album. I was 15 at the time, with the anatomical and mental maturity of the average 13 year old, and the uplifting, motivational themes of most of these songs struck a resonant chord with me. I listened to this quite a bit, and it was at the time one of the few death metal albums I could tolerate. Little did I know, however, of Death's true masterpieces - Scream Bloody Gore, Human, Individual Thought Patterns, and Symbolic. From what I can tell, the Sound of Perseverance would have been the start of that had Death continued on. Maybe it was just a flop album, but the recycled riffs and pandering lyrical themes firmly tell me otherwise. Both "Scavenger of Human Sorrow" and "Voice of the Soul" (an instrumental which I will further explain later on) reuse riffs from "Out of Touch" from Individual Thought Patterns.

Death end their career on a really high note. This is easily one of the best final albums that I've heard come from metal. Goddamn, do the instrumentals steal the show on this one! I've made it no secret that I'm a sucker for good instrumentation, and these guys certainly exceeded my expectations on that front for every single one of their albums, and this one is no exception. The drumming in particular, good god, it's fucking amazing. In fact, I would even go as far as to argue that this album presents us with some of the best guitar work I've heard from Death. The guitar solos on songs like Bite The Pain, Story To Tell, and Flesh And The Power It Holds are easily some of the best that have come from this group. This is another album from Death that you couldn't possibly expect me to name a least favourite from.

This album is considered by many to be Chuck Schuldiner's progressive death metal opus. Wait, death metal" But these vocals are screamed at a high pitch, not growled or grunted! A lot of the riffs don't really bring death metal to mind, either


A1 Scavenger Of Human Sorrow
A2 Bite The Pain
B1 Spirit Crusher
B2 Story To Tell
C1 Flesh And The Power It Holds
C2 Voice Of The Soul
C3 To Forgive Is To Suffer
D1 A Moment Of Clarity
D2 Painkiller
E1 Spirit Crusher - 1998 Demos (No Bass)
E2 Flesh And The Power It Holds - 1998 Demos (No Bass)
E3 Voice Of The Soul - 1998 Demos (No Bass)
E4 Bite The Pain - 1998 Demos
F1 A Moment Of Clarity - 1998 Demos
F2 Story To Tell - 1998 Demos
F3 Scavenger Of Human Sorrow - 1998 Demos


Deluxe limited edition one time pressing of DEATH’s seminal final album.
Featuring gorgeous expanded packaging and a third LP featuring 7 bonus tracks!

20th Anniversary Emerald (Olive Green) 3LP Edition (standard gram) - 5000 copies

- Includes Digital Download

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 781676740918

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
NB 337, 27361 63372 Death The Sound Of Perseverance ‎(CD, Album) Nuclear Blast, Nuclear Blast NB 337, 27361 63372 Germany 1998
1051 Death The Sound Of Perseverance ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Metal Records 1051 Belarus Unknown
RR7155 Death The Sound Of Perseverance ‎(Box, Dlx, Ltd + 2xLP, Album, RE, RM, Cle + LP, Cle) Relapse Records RR7155 US 2016
RR7154 Death The Sound Of Perseverance ‎(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Bon) Relapse Records RR7154 US 2017
MAB 100 Death The Sound Of Perseverance ‎(Cass, Album) M.A.B. Records MAB 100 Czech Republic 1998
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Reviews: (4)
A most excellent pressing of the album. The olive green looks really nice. If you enjoy this album & you're looking to snag a copy for your catalog of Chuck's material, then go ahead and get you one you'll be happy. :) m/
Have you heard any other vinyl versions? Could you compare?
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Any oppinions regarding dynamic range of this vinyl ? ?
I have the impression that this entry is wrong. This is the same with which is the anniversary edition for the 20 years of the album. The 20 years are this year and not 2017...