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The Sound of Perseverance

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TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresTechnical Death Metal, Progressive Metal
LabelsNuclear Blast
Length56:15
Ranked#10 for 1998 , #160 all-time
Reviews :  6
Comments :  55
Total votes :  61
Rating :  89.8 / 100
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The Sound of Perseverance Information

Track listing (Songs)

titleratingvotespopularity
1.Scavenger Of Human Sorrow6:5486.47
2.Bite The Pain4:3085.86
3.Spirit Crusher6:4590.77
4.Story To Tell6:3485.86
5.Flesh And The Power It Holds8:2687.97
6.Voice Of The Soul3:4392.29
7.To Forgive Is To Suffer5:5592.17
8.A Moment Of Clarity7:2390.86
9.Painkiller (Judas Priest cover)6:0391.98

Line-up (members)

  • Chuck Schuldiner : Vocals, Guitars, Music, Lyrics
  • Shannon Hamm : Guitars
  • Scott Clendenin : Bass
  • Richard Christy : Drums

Production staff / artist

  • Jim Morris : Producer, Engineer
  • Chuck Schuldiner : Producer
  • Maria Abril : Art Direction, Design
  • Gabe Mera : Art Direction, Design
  • Travis Smith : Cover Art
Catalogue # 27361 63372

Produced at Morrisound Studios (Tampa, Florida).
Logo redesigned by Strain.

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.

Reissued by Nuclear Blast on November 11th 2005 as a deluxe edition with the Live in Cottbus DVD as a bonus disc. Painkiller is not listed on the track listing on the deluxe edition, but is in fact on the disc.

Reissued and remastered by Relapse Records on February 15th 2011 as a 3 disc four panel machine numbered digipak deluxe edition with expanded artwork and liner notes limited to 2000 copies:
Disc 2
1. Spirit Crusher - 1998 Demos (No Bass) (06:55)
2. Flesh and the Power It Holds - 1998 Demos (No Bass) (08:21)
3. Voice of the Soul - 1998 Demos (No Bass) (03:30)
4. Bite the Pain - 1998 Demos (04:27)
5. A Moment of Clarity - 1998 Demos (06:37)
6. Story to Tell - 1998 Demos (06:39)
7. Scavenger of Human Sorrow - 1998 Demos (06:48)
8. Bite the Pain - 1997 Demos (04:31)
9. Story to Tell - 1997 Demos (06:36)
10. A Moment of Clarity - 1997 Demos (06:34)

Disc 3
1. Bite the Pain - 1996 Demos (04:19)
2. Story to Tell - 1996 Demos (06:19)
3. A Moment of Clarity - 1996 Demo (06:16)
4. Bite the Pain w/ Paul Payne on Vocals - 1996 Demos (04:20)
5. A Moment of Clarity w/ Paul Payne on Vocals - 1996 Demos (06:16)
6. A Moment of Clarity w/ Chuck Schuldiner on Vocals - 1996 Demos (06:16)
7. Story to Tell w/ Chuck Schuldiner on Vocals - 1996 Demos (06:23)
8. Bite the Pain w/ Shannon Hamm on Vocals - 1996 Demos (04:13)
9. A Moment of Clarity - 1996 Demos (Instrumental) (05:32)
10. Bite the Pain - 1996 Demos (Instrumental) (04:14)
11. Story to Tell - 1996 Demos (Instrumental) (06:13)
12. Voice of the Soul - 1996 Demos (Instrumental) (03:28)
13. A Moment of Clarity - 1996 Demos (Instrumental) (06:12)

Death Discography

Album titleTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
Studio 86.2 371
Studio 93.7 311
Studio 92 311
Studio 94.4 433
Studio 93.5 271
Studio 93.6 532
Studio 89.8 616
Live 86.7 30
Live 80 20
Live 87.5 20
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