Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from The Ascension by Otep, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

The Ascension

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Customer Reviews

Ascension, indeed.

Otep's third major release offers up everything you have come to expect from this band and more. Frontoman Otep Shamaya again pours her heart and soul into her lyrics, touching on subjects that, while potentially disturbing to a more conservative crowd, are deeply personal and genuine. Powerfully delivered, passionate screams convey a level of emotion truly unique in a genre for all intents and purposes defined by emotion. Musically, this offering shows a level of technicality that is supremely above par for the genre, with complicated riffs and flowing grooves that make this album a pleasure to listen to for any fan of genuine rock and metal. This is a great step forward for Otep.


Woah!! She's back and better than ever!! She and the band really did a good job making a heavy cover for Nirvana's "Breed"!! The best song on the whole album is "Confrontation"!!! MAN JUST BUY IT!!!

Album couldn't be better

this album completely topped what i thought it was going to be. Sevas tra was alright, house of secrets was even better, the acension, is the best yet, and i'm sure there will be more to come. 200% I recommend, Noose & Nail.


Formed: 2000 in Los Angeles, CA

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '00s, '10s

A hard-hitting, multifaceted, female-fronted metal outfit from Los Angeles, California, Otep got their start in late 2000, when singer/band namesake Otep Shamaya brought her Marilyn Manson-meets-Kim Gordon style of singing to a crew of musicians known only as Rob, Moke, and eViL j. The foursome began gigging around Los Angeles and scored a deal with Capitol solely on the strength of their live show (they'd not yet recorded a demo), releasing the Jihad EP the following year. Rumors of cannibalism...
Full Bio
The Ascension, Otep
View in iTunes

Customer Ratings


Influenced by This Artist