Mandylion (Album)


  • Vocals: Anneke van Giersbergen
  • Guitar: René Rutten
  • Guitar: Jelmer Wiersma
  • Bass: Frank Boeijen
  • Keyboards: Hugo Prinsen Geerligs
  • Drums: Hans Rutten

Mandylion is the third album by the Dutch band The Gathering. The album was released August 22, 1995 via Century Media.

  • 4.1 Strange Machines ( Single)
  • 4.2 Adrenaline / Leaves (EP)


The album was produced in the period 1 to 15 June 1995 by Siggi Bemm and Waldemar Sorychta in the Woodhouse Studios in Hagen. It is the first album with the new vocalist Anneke van Giersbergen. The two predecessor Niels Duffhues and Martine van Loon had left the band before.

With "Strange Machines" a single was coupled.

Title list


In 2006, the album was re-released by Century Media. The so-called " deluxe edition" contains a bonus CD with previously unreleased demo recordings. In addition, the cover artwork has been revised.

Title List of Bonus CD


Strange Machines ( Single)

Advance the song " Strange Machines" was released as a single. With this single, the band landed a small hit in the metal scene and could thus increase the popularity of the band.

Adrenaline / Leaves (EP)

Published in 1996, Century Media, the Adrenaline / Leaves EP. The EP contains with "Adrenaline " and " Third Chance " two new songs. " Third Chance " was re-recorded for the Nighttime Birds album in 1997.

Frank Boeijen Marjolein Kooijman • • Hans Rutten, René Rutten • • Silje Wergeland

Niels Duffhues • Hugo Prinsen Geerligs • Marike Groot • Bart Smits • Anneke van Giersbergen • Martine van Loon • Jelmer Wiersma

Always ... • Almost a Dance • • Mandylion Nighttime Birds • How to Measure a Planet? • if_then_else • souvenirs • Home • The West Pole • Disclosure

Adrenaline / Leaves • Kevin's Telescope • Amity • Black Light District Monsters • • • City from Above A Sound Relief • After Lights

Superheat - A Live Album • Sleepy Buildings - A Semi Acoustic Evening

Downfall - The Early Years • Accessories - Rarities & B -Sides • Sand and Mercury - The Complete Century Media Years

In Motion • A Sound Relief • A Noise Severe

  • Album ( Metal)
  • Album 1995
  • The- Gathering - album