'The Beckoning' is an Avantgarde/Goth-Metal band from Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada that fuses the aggression of Extreme Metal with the majestic ambience of Gothic soundscapes. Founded by Meghann and Roy Turple, the pair combine their influences together in a songwriting formula that is both unorthodox and organic. The Beckoning is an artistic expression that refuses to succumb to genre boundaries and artistic integrity is paramount in the band's approach to it's craft. An amalgamation of Gothic,Doom,and Melodic Death Metal along with the Avantgarde musings the band is known to exhibit, The Beckoning finds a home among those who appreciate the marriage of the ethereal and extreme.
from Canadian Metal Assault Vol I,
released February 10, 2011
Roy Turple - Lead Vocals, Drums
Meghann Turple - Keyboards, Piano, Vocals
Tim Davidson - Bass
Andy Stevens - Guitar