Irradiant (album)

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For the concept in radiometry, see irradiance.
Studio album by Scarve
Released January 26, 2004
Genre Technical death metal, thrash metal
Length 44:18
Label Listenable
Producer Daniel Bergstrand
Örjan Örnkloo
Scarve chronology
Luminiferous (2002) '''Irradiant'''
The Undercurrent
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

Irradiant is the third album by the French technical death metal band Scarve. This is the last album to feature Guillaume Bideau's vocals as he joined the Danish industrial metal band Mnemic in October 2006.[1] The digipak version of the album includes two live bonus tracks "Heaven-Sent" and "Luminiferous", two video clips; "Mirthless Perspectives" and "Emulate the Soul" as well as an extended CD-ROM feature.

Fredrik Thordendal of Meshuggah contributed a guitar solo on the song "Asphyxiate", while Gustaf Jorde of Defleshed contributed extra vocals to the song "Molten Scars".

"Mirthless Perspectives" and "Emulate the Soul" were made as music videos.

"Irradiant" was released as a single.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mirthless Perspectives" – 3:45 (5:13 in the Digipak Edition, there's an intro for the song of 1:27)
  2. "An Emptier Void" – 3:39
  3. "Irradiant" – 4:05
  4. "Asphyxiate" – 4:52 (featuring Fredrik Thordendal of Meshuggah)
  5. "Hyperconscience" – 4:16
  6. "The Perfect Disaster" – 5:13
  7. "Molten Scars" – 2:46 (featuring Gustaf Jorde of Defleshed)
  8. "Fire Proven" – 6:29
  9. "Boiling Calm" – 7:44

Digipak version[edit]

  • "Heaven-Sent" (live bonus track) - 3:56
  • "Luminiferous" (live bonus track) - 4:47


Band members[edit]

  • Pierrick Valence − harsh vocals
  • Guillaume Bideau − clean/harsh vocals
  • Patrick Martin − rhythm guitar
  • Sylvain Coudret − rhythm/lead guitar
  • Loïc Colin − bass guitar
  • Dirk Verbeuren − drums

Guest musicians[edit]


  1. ^ SCARVE | Unique, Detailed Biography | MusicMight