Death (2)The Sound Of Perseverance

Label:Relapse Records – RR7154, Relapse Records – RR44851
Vinyl, LP, Orange [Transparent] With Red Butterfly Wings And Metallic Gold, Black And Orange Splatter
Vinyl, LP, Red [Transparent] With Orange Butterfly Wings And Metallic Gold, Black And Red Splatter
All Media, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Country:USA & Europe
Style:Death Metal, Progressive Metal


AIScavenger Of Human Sorrow
Soloist [Solo]Schuldiner*, Hamm*
AIIBite The Pain
Soloist [Solo]Schuldiner*, Hamm*
BIIISpirit Crusher
Soloist [Solo]Schuldiner*, Hamm*
BIVStory To Tell
Soloist [Solo]Schuldiner*, Hamm*
CVFlesh And The Power It Holds
Soloist [Solo]Schuldiner*
CVIVoice Of The Soul
Soloist [Solo]Schuldiner*
CVIITo Forgive Is To Suffer
Soloist [Solo]Schuldiner*
DVIIIA Moment Of Clarity
Soloist [Fade Out Solo]Schuldiner*
Soloist [Solo]Schuldiner*, Hamm*

Companies, etc.



Issued in a gatefold cover with credits and liner notes on the inside.
Includes a 4-page insert with photos, lyrics and credits.
7995 copies made.

Sequentially listed tracks regardless of sides.
Runouts are stamped.

Hype sticker text:
Custom butterfly with splatter edition

Inside cover:
"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Back cover:
©&℗ 1998, 2011, 2016 Perseverance Holdings Ltd. under exclusive license to Relapse Records Inc. [...]
Made in EU.

Bass performed by Steve DiGiorgio on the 1997 demo versions of A Story to Tell, A Moment of Clarity and the 1998 demo versions of Bite the Pain, A Moment of Clarity, A Story to Tell and Scavenger of Human Sorrow.
Lineup on the 1998 versions of Spirit Crusher, Flesh and the Power it Holds, Voice of the Soul: Chuck Schuldiner • Guitar / Vocals, Richard Christy • Drums, and Shannon Hamm • Guitar
Drums on 1996 Instrumental Demos, 1996 Demos and the 1997 version of Bite The Pain performed by Chris Williams (21).
Engineered, mixed and mastered by Jim Morris at Morrisound Studios, Tampa, Florida.
All songs published by Mutilation Music (BMI).
Legal & IP management by Eric Greif, Orchard Hill Law, for Perseverance Holings Ltd.
DIX - Published by EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned, sticker): 781676448517
  • Other (SKU Code): LP4485R
  • Barcode (Text, sticker): 7 81676 44851 7
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): RELAPSE RECORDS - RR7154-1 - SIDE A 199812E1/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): RELAPSE RECORDS - RR7154-1 - SIDE B 199812E2/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): RELAPSE RECORDS - RR7154-1 - SIDE C 199812E3/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): RELAPSE RECORDS - RR7154-1 - SIDE D 199812E4/C

Other Versions (5 of 78)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Recently Edited
The Sound Of Perseverance (CD, Album)VictorVICP-60493Japan1998
The Sound Of Perseverance (LP, Album)Nuclear BlastNB 337-1Germany1998
Recently Edited
The Sound Of Perseverance (Cassette, Album)Zihni Müzik900164Turkey1998
The Sound Of Perseverance (CD, Album)Nuclear Blast, Nuclear BlastNB 337, 27361 63372Germany1998
New Submission
The Sound Of Perseverance (Cassette, Album, Unofficial Release)Angel's Of Hell Records85ARussia1998



  • vitevaleriy's avatar
    Edited one year ago
    This remaster sounds great, quiet, bright and balanced with good bass and mids. No distortion towards center.
    • adrienmaterne's avatar
      fantastic sound i really think thats the one of the best sounding record of my collection



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