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Withering Surface

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Formed in 1994, the band debut recording, the ambitiously titled ‘Unique’ demo, released in ’95 was awarded Demo of the Year by National Radio in their homeland of Denmark and got the band featured on the Comp album ‘Extremity Rising’. Not long after the band find themselves a two album deal with Euphonious Records / Voices Of Wonder, following talks with a number of interested parties. The fruition of this deal led to the band’s debut album ‘Scarlet Silhouettes’, recorded in Sweden at Studio Fredman with renown Producer Frederik Nordstrom (In Flames, At The Gates, Dark Tranquillity) and in fact included a guest appearance by In Flames six stringer Jesper Stromblad. The International response to the record is fantastic, taking the bands profile to the four corners of the globe, with excellent reviews in the likes of Terrorizer, Metal Invader and many others, leading to a licensing deal for Japan. The band spent the the time between records, recording bonus tracks for the Japanese release of ‘Scarlet..’ and a Mercyful Fate cover for the Listenable Rcds release Tribute to the Great Dane, and Withering Surface turn out to be the only Danish band on the compilation. . Tours with the likes of Dimmu Borgir followed. The band then enter Studio Fredman once again with Mister Nordstrom, this time assisted by Anders Friden (In Flames) The result being ‘The Nude Ballet’ released toward the end of ’98, domestically and early ’99 for the rest of the World, once again leading to another Japanese licence and great press the World over and even a spot on the biggest Festival in Europe at Roskilde. The Nude Ballet was nominated for a Danish Grammy for Best Hard Rock Album. Forward 2001, following all the line up hassles and free of contract. The band write the best work to date by far, demos do the rounds, leading to enquiries from many Labels, following extensive talks the band sign a two album deal with fast rising UK Label Copro Records, home to earthtone9 and Medulla Nocte. The result of this relationship is the bands third record, ‘Walking On Phantom Ice’ This time opting for Berno Studio in Malmo, Sweden with Producer Berno Paulsson (The Haunted, Deranged) it’s 9 solid tracks of pure melodic metal, perfect in it’s execution.
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Demo Cassette Tape - Denmark, 1995
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CD-Album - Denmark, 1997
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CD-Album - Denmark, 1998
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7" Vinyl Single - Denmark, 1999
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CD Album - Denmark, 2001
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CD EP - Denmark, 2003
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CD Album - Denmark, 2004