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The Gathering - New Full Length Announced

Dutch atmospheric rock combo The Gathering are thrilled to reveal the name and cover artwork of their 11th full-length studio album. Called Beautiful Distortion, it is scheduled for release in early spring 2022 and clocks in at almost 50 minutes, with 8 tracks. The first single will be released on October 14th. The producer of the album is Attie Bauw, who also produced Home and How To Measure A Planet?.

The band comments: Beautiful Distortion is a typical eclectic The Gathering album, although it may be our most dynamic and melodic album to date. The Gathering's signature atmospheric and electronic rock sound is topped with the warm Nordic vocal lines by Silje Wergeland.

Vocalist Silje Wergeland adds: "We wanted the artwork and title to reflect the times we have been in lately. Both with the pandemic, trying to be creative in isolation, all our everyday struggles, in private life, in relationships, and all that comes in life and with not being able to meet face to face. It symbolizes communication, or the lack of it, the interaction that has been out of balance. But at the same time, all the beauty that can come out of this distortion, such as new music, ideas and perspectives. It has been a long way, but we are so pleased and excited to soon reveal what we have been working on so hard for the past years".

Band profile: The Gathering
Posted: 07.10.2021 by DaMaGeR


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07.10.2021 - 10:46
JoHn Doe

Welcome back
I'm looking forward to listening to new music from The Gathering!
I thought the two primary purposes for the internet were cat memes and overreactions.
07.10.2021 - 12:34
Ought to be pretty good
Do you think if the heart keeps on shrinking
One day there will be no heart at all?
07.10.2021 - 13:25
The Melting Snow

If any other band needs artwork like that, please contact me. will charge only $10 and deliver in 1 hour.
07.10.2021 - 17:34

Horrible front cover... ... just sayin... altought I'm looking forward to listening the new music ...
...Love is Suicide...
07.10.2021 - 21:26

"Nullum unquam exstitit magnum igenium sine aliqua dementia [there was never great genius without some madness]."

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09.10.2021 - 16:53
SoUnDs LiKe PoP

I know a lot of people will disagree with me... but Disclosure was their best album ever. So I'm very excited.
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14.10.2021 - 18:45

Fck yeah! Can't wait for this!
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