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Relapse Records To Reissue Death Catalog and Release Final Control Denied Recordings

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Relapse Records is honored to announce a partnership with Perseverance Holdings Ltd. and the Schuldiner family to reissue the legendary catalog of heavy metal luminary Chuck Schuldiner and his bands DEATH, CONTROL DENIED, and MANTAS. Chuck Schuldiner passed away on December 13, 2001 after fighting a long, recurring battle with brain cancer.

Relapse will also reissue an expanded version of the classic debut album, ‘The Fragile Art Of Existence’, from Schuldiner’s progressive heavy metal band CONTROL DENIED in late 2010 as well as the first-ever collection by his pre-DEATH project MANTAS. The expanded version of “The Fragile Art of Existence” will include bonus tracks, extra band photography, expanded art and packaging and more. Details on both releases are forthcoming.

Long-range plans include the completion and official release of the final CONTROL DENIED album "When Man and Machine Collide." Recorded over 10 years ago at Morrisound Studios with producer Jim Morris, "When Man and Machine Collide" was tracked by Schuldiner but left incomplete upon Chuck’s passing.

A range of officially-licensed DEATH, CONTROL DENIED, and MANTAS merchandise has also been issued at this location. Many classic album art designs will follow in the coming months, making some highly sought-after designs available officially for the first time in years.

Guitar World Magazine has released a special DEATH guitar transcription issue, available exclusively at this location. The book contains eight complete guitar and bass tabs for the following DEATH songs: “Pull The Plug,” “Zombie Ritual,” “Together As One,” “Spiritual Healing,” “Flesh and the Power It Holds,” “Crystal Mountain,” “The Philosopher,” and “Scavenger of Human Sorrow.” All songs were transcribed by Guitar World’s ace transcription team and are note-for-note accurate. The book also features the complete life and times of Chuck Schuldiner, including interview with those who knew him best.

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1. OlafBerzerker writes:

Beauty !! Between this and the new Clint Eastwood box set comming out i wont leave the house for 4 months.

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2. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

hell yeah! Chuck Schuldiner, chuck schuldiner, and more chuck schuldiner...
BC-AD shouldn't be Before Christ and After Death anymore...it should be Before Chuck and After Death \m/

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3. RTB writes:

OB, LOL...my condolensces to you via the canucks....

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4. Metal in my Blood writes:

This is great news!!!!! Everything that's going to be released are GEMS!!!!! All hail Chuck Schuldiner, Death, Control Denied, and Mantas!!!!!!

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5. hellrat writes:

man, ol chuck....one of them true battle leaders of the ages...also just one hell of a cool dude....dearly missed all around....may the legend live long and well!!!

mdd.....AD=anno domini

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6. Tivic writes:

Can't wait I have all of the Death cds but will get the Mantas and 2nd Control denied cd.

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