Convulse ‎– World Without God

Svart Records ‎– SRE251
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Remastered


Remastered, Black vinyl Limited edition to 300 copies
2x LP in Slipcase , Second LP is the Demo Resuscitation of Evilness

Other Versions (5 of 14) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
THR 013 Convulse World Without God(LP, Album) Thrash (2) THR 013 France 1991 Sell This Version
SRE251CD Convulse World Without God - Extended Edition(CD, Album, RE, RM) Svart Records SRE251CD Finland 2018 Sell This Version
RR7050 Convulse World Without God(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Relapse Records RR7050 US 2010 Sell This Version
RR7050 Convulse World Without God(LP, Album, Ltd, Gre) Relapse Records RR7050 US 2013 Sell This Version
RR7050, RR7050-2 Convulse World Without God(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) Relapse Records, Relapse Records RR7050, RR7050-2 US 2012 Sell This Version



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July 11, 2018
Even though the band lost the original master tapes for World Without God, the remastered version by Jaakko Viitalähde at the Virtalähde mastering studio is very good sounding, better than the Relapse Records version. Here's what he said on the band's Facebook posting:

"I did the mastering. It is a 100% digital remaster.

I mostly work in analog, but the reason for working on digital is that the source was an original vinyl in good condition. Digital was much better here because we needed to retain every piece of detail that was on the album. Digital EQ's are very good these days.

The process started with capturing the album @ 96kHz, 24 bits. Then it went through declicker process and a degree of noise reduction to get rid of the rumble and hiss. Some extra low frequency filters were applied to focus the bass better.

Tonally, the sound was carefully crafted to have more lows for added weight on the sound, and to bring up the guitars a little more. The guitars had a huge resonance peak at around 2,3kHz - it is a very obvious, sharp, whistle type of sound that is constantly on if you compare it to the old masters.

A very slight compressor was also added, not in sake of loudness but to bring the band together a little bit better. And a slight imbalance in guitars was fixed as well, one that had been bothering Rami for what, 20 years?

The result is an album that just comes through better, like it was supposed to be, without a few annoying things in sound. It is not polished to the max, just given enough fine tuning so you can focus on the music better."

The Resuscitation Of Evilness demo, I believe, was taken from the original reel-to-reel master tape, which sounded killer.