Transcendence (band)

Transcendence is an alternative rock band formed by Ed Hale in 2000. The band is a musical collective of musicians from the Miami and New York City music scenes. Members include Ed Hale (lead vocals and guitar), Fernando Perdomo (lead guitar and backing vocals), Roger Houdaille (bass guitar and backing vocals), Allan Gabay (keyboards), Ricardo Mazzi (drums) and Bill Sommer (drums). The band released three albums from 2002 to 2004, including the critically acclaimed Nothing Is Cohesive before taking a hiatus. There are two finished albums set for release in 2009 on the Dying Van Gogh record label.

Ed Hale and The Transcendence
OriginMiami, FL
GenresAlternative rock, indie rock, world music
Years active2000 – present
LabelsTMG Records
Dying Van Gogh Records
Associated actsEd Hale, Ex Norwegian
WebsiteOfficial Transcendence website
MembersEd Hale
Fernando Perdomo
Roger Houdaille
Allan Gabay
Bill Sommer
Ricardo Mazzi
Past membersJon Rose
Joe Trainor
Howard "Stro" Stroman

The group officially changed their name to Ed Hale and The Transcendence prior to the release of their fourth studio album, All Your Heroes Become Villains. As a result, their back catalog is now found under the new name across digital retail stores.



  • Rise And Shine (2002)
  • Sleep With You (2003)
  • Nothing Is Cohesive (2004)
  • The City of Lost Children: Rare and Unreleased Tracks (2008)
  • All Your Heroes Become Villains (2011)
  • The Great Mistake (2012) (currently unreleased)


  • The Journey - Remix EP (2002)
  • Girls (2003)

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