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Striving Toward Oblivion

by Vorga

  • Compact Disc (CD)

    These are high quality 8-panel digipak CDs having superior thickness and moreover have a subtle metallic effect throughout in addition to gloss UV lamination done on parts of the artwork. The artwork by Adam Burke looks breathtaking.

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      €10 EUR or more 

     

  • Record/Vinyl

    These are high quality LPs that are imported from the best plants in Europe. There are ten unique colour variants, with each one of them being strictly limited to 100 nos. each. The thick, 350 gsm gatefold sleeves have a subtle metallic effect all over and there's even spot UV lamination done on parts of the layout.

    Please bear in mind that these colours are for representational purpose only and the actual products may differ. Also the shipping date is tentative because of the huge mess at the vinyl plants around the world and it's possible that the LPs will be shipped out a bit later, depending on the backlog at the pressing plants.

    shipping out on or around September 30, 2022

      €26 EUR or more 

     

  • Record/Vinyl

    These are high quality LPs that are imported from the best plants in Europe. There are ten unique colour variants, with each one of them being strictly limited to 100 nos. each. The thick, 350 gsm gatefold sleeves have a subtle metallic effect all over and there's even spot UV lamination done on parts of the layout.

    Please bear in mind that these colours are for representational purpose only and the actual products may differ. Also the shipping date is tentative because of the huge mess at the vinyl plants around the world and it's possible that the LPs will be shipped out a bit later, depending on the backlog at the pressing plants.

    shipping out on or around September 30, 2022

      €26 EUR or more 

     

  • Sweater/Hoodie

    This is a high quality zipped hoodie for which we used specially made extra thick and soft cotton that is moreover pre-washed to avoid any shrinking issues. It has a long lasting metal zipper as well. There are thematic prints on both the sleeves, one on the pocket of the band logo, and of course the breathtaking Adam Burke album artwork print on the back.
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    6 remaining

      €40 EUR or more 

     

  • Sweater/Hoodie

    This is a high quality pullover hoodie for which we're using specially made extra thick and soft cotton that is furthermore pre-washed to avoid any shrinking issues. There are thematic prints on both the sleeves, a large band logo on the front, and of course the breathtaking Adam Burke artwork print on the back.
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      €39 EUR or more 

     

  • T-Shirt/Shirt

    These are ultra high quality long sleeve T-shirts that have the album artwork printed on specially made thick and soft 100% cotton material and they fit great. They're prewashed to avoid any shrinking issues. There are thematic prints on both the sleeves and of course the breathtaking Adam Burke album artwork print on the front.
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      €28 EUR or more 

     

  • T-Shirt/Shirt

    This is a high quality full colour album artwork T-shirt which is printed on pre-washed thick and soft cotton material. The Adam Burke album artwork print looks absolutely breathtaking.
    ships out within 4 days

      €16 EUR or more 

     

  • T-Shirt/Shirt

    Here's the girlie with the breathtaking album artwork print by Adam Burke, which is printed on high quality soft and thick cotton fabric, with perfect sizing for women.
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  • Coffin-Shaped Wooden CD Box Set (Limited to 70 copies)
    Compact Disc (CD)

    Here's a beautiful, natural-textured, light brown-coloured wooden box set with matte finish that has the band logo on it with the label logo on the back. It's strictly limited to 70 copies and comes packed with the following special items -

    ► 8-panel digipak CD with metallic effect and UV lamination
    ► Autographed card
    ► Shaped logo patch
    ► Album artwork coaster
    ► Large badge
    ► Metallic stickers

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!! Digital Version only available from Transcending Obscurity here: vorgaband.bandcamp.com

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released February 4, 2022

Following a stunning debut EP in 'Radiant Gloom' which landed them a label deal, German black metal band Vorga return with an absolutely scintillating full length that expands upon the music on their debut and takes it to new heights. The sound is more powerful and streamlined than ever before, while remaining intense and sufficiently scathing but not so much so as to blur out the gleaming melodies that add a dimension to the band's atmospheric and otherworldly music. Similar to the sci-fi themed black metal label mates Imperialist, Vorga seem influenced by Dissection but do so much more and sonically are operating almost as an atmospheric black metal band. It's easy to get lost in the intense and engaging soundscapes Vorga create, making the listener mentally traverse endless galaxies and remain enraptured by it all, as they weave together compelling riff after riff, ensuring that no time is wasted during the extraterrestrial journey. This is one of the best and most emphatic expressions of this style, leaving no stone unturned in ensuring a fulfilling, edge-of-the-seat experience that's both refreshing and unforgettable.

For fans of - Dissection, Necrophobic, Imperialist, Mare Cognitum, Unanimated, Sacramentum, Dark Funeral, Immortal, Gorgoroth
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PREMIERES -

Decibel Magazine (US) -
www.decibelmagazine.com/2022/01/26/album-premiere-vorga-striving-toward-oblivion

No Clean Singing (US)
www.nocleansinging.com/2021/11/24/an-ncs-premiere-vorga-death-manifesting/


REVIEWS -


- "a great melodic black metal record" - Angry Metal Guy (US) 4/5
www.angrymetalguy.com/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-review/


- "This is undeniably blackened death metal’s finest debut in a decade" - Distorted Sound (UK) 10/10
distortedsoundmag.com/album-review-striving-toward-oblivion-vorga/


- "captivates from the first to the last second" - Metal Only (Germany) 10/10
www.metal-only.de/info-center/reviews/show/135428-vorga-striving-toward-oblivion.html


- "seduces me to go further and further and nothing loses energy" - Hellfire Magazin (Germany) 10/10
www.hellfire-magazin.de/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion/


- "epic, diverse and dynamic" - Metal Imperium (Portugal) 10/10
www.metalimperium.com/2022/02/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-review.html


- "an early contender for the throne of black metal in 2022" - Man of Much Metal (UK) 93%
manofmuchmetal.com/2022/02/01/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-album-review


- "black metal that has evolved beyond nostalgia and traditionalism while finding a home in the shadows of deep space" - Decibel Magazine (US)
www.decibelmagazine.com/2022/01/26/album-premiere-vorga-striving-toward-oblivion


- "the music as a whole rises to create an experience that’s somehow both glorious and stricken" - No Clean Singing (US)
www.nocleansinging.com/2021/11/24/an-ncs-premiere-vorga-death-manifesting/


"A totally immersive highly recommended experience" - The Coroner's Report (New Zealand) 9.5/10
www.thecoronersreportmag.com/post/resonance-unmother-v-haze-miasma-ereb-altor-genune-ordinul-negru-vorga


- "There is no slump over the entire length of the record" - Time For Metal (Germany) 9.1/10
time-for-metal.eu/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion/


- "absolutely staggering work of black metal" - Head-Banger Reviews (US)
headbangerreviews.wordpress.com/2021/12/04/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion


- "epic" - Acta Infernalis (France) 90/100
actainfernalis.com/2022/01/31/review-1025-vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-english/


- "a strikingly well written black metal album" - Metal Temple (Greece) 9/10
www.metal-temple.com/site/catalogues/entry/reviews/cd_3/v_2/vorga-striving.htm


- "top-class" - Stormbringer (Austria) 4.5/5
www.stormbringer-metal.de/reviews/17834/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion.html


- "Multifaceted, and terrifyingly intense" - Metal Roos (Australia) 4.5/5
metal-roos.com.au/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-album-review


- "2022 is beginning with some excellent black metal" - Ave Noctum (UK) 8.5/10
avenoctum.com/2022/02/01/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-transcending-obscurity/


- "A very high recommendation" - Grizzly Butts (US) 85/100
grizzlybutts.com/2022/01/28/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-2022-review/


- "surprisingly fresh" - Metal.de (Germany) 8/10
www.metal.de/reviews/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-433920/


- "one of the most resplendent jewels" - Dioses Del Metal (Spain)
diosesdelmetal.org/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-2022


- "a thrilling and probably dangerous trip out into the universe" - The Metal Observer (Canada) 8/10
www.metal-observer.com/3.o/review/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion/


- "triumphant" - The Dark Melody (Spain) 8/10
thedarkmelody.com/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-album-review/


- "a solid atmospheric and melodic black metal album with its own identity" - Metal Utopia (US) 8/10
www.metalutopia.com/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-review/


- "another great sounding album from Vorga" - Occult Black Metal Zine (US) 8/10
occultblackmetalzine.blogspot.com/2021/11/vorgastriving-toward.html


- "expansive and awe-striking" - Flying Fiddlesticks (UK)
flyingfiddlesticks.com/2022/02/03/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-transcending-obscurity-2022/


- "an extraordinary black metal album" - Mianydoire (Indonesia)
www.mianydoire.com/2022/02/review-vorga-striving-toward-oblivion.html


- "solid all the way through" - Metal Crypt (Canada) 3.75/5
www.metalcrypt.com/pages/review.php?revid=13369


- "a very strong debut full-length" - Rock Music Raider (UK)
www.rockmusicraider.com/vorga-striving-toward-oblivion-review/


- "a promising debut with depth and intricacy" - Heavy Music HQ (US)
heavymusichq.com/heavy-music-hq-album-reviews-week-of-february-4-2022/


Line up -
Atlas - Rhythm and Lead Guitars
Jervas - Drums
Спейса - Vocals and Bass Guitar

Artwork by Adam Burke

Band Facebook - facebook.com/VorgaBand

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Vorga Karlsruhe, Germany

Melodic, atmospheric black metal band based in Germany.

For Booking enquiries:
booking@vorga.de

For Press enquiries:
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