Ascension Are A 5 Piece Power Metal Band From The North East of Scotland.
Inspired by the European Greats like Helloween, Gamma Ray and Hammerfall, Ascension Have Brought a Revival to Guitar-Driven Power Metal, In a World Where Symphonic Keyboards and Orchestral Elements Have Now Dominated The Genre.
In The Last Few Years, Ascension Have Seen Great Success Across The Whole of The UK, With Appearances Such As The First ( and last ) Metalfest UK at JB's Dudley, in 2009 Alongside Acts Such as Blaze Bayley, Vision Divine, and Primal Fear
In 2009, Ascension Embarked on Their First Full UK Tour. Fully Financed, Promoted and Organised by Ascension and Italian Power Metal band, Broken Melody! The Band Saw Their Fanbase Greatly Increase As A Result.
In August 2010, Ascension Travelled to Sweden to Record Their Debut Album - 'Far Beyond The Stars' - at Sonic Train Studios with Andy Larocque. Mixing and Mastering Of The Album Was Completed In October, and The Album Is Due To Be Released In Early 2011.
Ascension's Live Performance is Where The Band's Talent, Passion and Energy Really Shine Through, With an Unfathomable Stage Presence and Staggering Fret Wizardy From Lead Guitarists Stuart Docherty and Fraser Edwards, Ascension's Live Shows Always Captivate the Audience. From The Die Hard Fans at The Front, To Casual Observers Alike.
Ascension Are Bringing Back Guitar Driven Power Metal With a Modern, Contemporary Twist. With Strong, Soaring Vocals, Melodic Yet Technical Guitar Work, Machine-Gun Drums and Earth Shattering Bass, You Can Guarantee Whatever Style of Metal You're Into, Ascension Will Not Leave You Disappointed.