This Ascension took their early cues from The Cure, The Chameleons, and just
4AD band at the time. Their debut Tears In Rain earned the band
to Area, Xmal
Deutschland, and even pop fair such as 10,000
their later releases move toward
the ethereal-gothic realm.
1999's album Sever
is the most varied, drawing on influences ranging
Early Music to the
progressive rock/ambient/tribal offerings of the
Real World label.
producer John Rivers
(Dead Can Dance,
Love & Rockets) at the helm,
Sever charted on
United States and Canada
within two months of its release.
In summer of 2001, Projekt Records re-issued all four of the band's
to critical acclaim.
This Ascension will follow up the
of these albums
with a new
ep/CD-rom in 2002
include new songs, unreleased tracks,
a video, and
live reputation proceeds them,
ethereal beauty and a
This Ascension have toured the United States
coast prolifically, sharing the stage with
Clan of Xymox,
Jesus & Mary Chain, Chris Isaak,
and The Pixies,
to name a few.
The band reunited for a small U.S. Tour in 2004 and
called it quits shortly after. Dru Allen is involved in various
including Falling You and Mirabilis and Kevin Serra
has launched Kevchino.com an indie music resource site.