Tag Archives: Absu

Absu have broken up

Posted by on January 27, 2020

Absu have officially broken up. Drummer/vocalist Proscriptor McGovern announced the split on the band’s social media earlier today (27th).   McGovern expressed:    “After meager deliberation and zero remorse, I have decided to dissolve ABSU after three decades of existence. Collectively and universally speaking, this decision is finite due to insoluble circumstances, which has led […]

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Absu’s (ex?) guitarist comes out as trans, raise questions on politics and band’s future

Posted by on October 25, 2018

  It’s been seven years since Absu’s latest effort Abzu was released back in 2011 via Candlelight Records. The group has been relatively active since as they have released a handful of compilations, singles and performed throughout Europe and North America. However, the end could be near for the Texas black/thrash metal outfit due to […]

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Recap: Maryland Deathfest 2016 – Part 1

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Over the past weekend, the biggest annual gathering of metalheads in the US took place with the latest installment of the Maryland Deathfest. The eagerness for the “America’s biggest metal party of the year” was visible among my list of friends and foes planning to lose their necks and minds over the excellent list of […]

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Absu Are Back With “Hall Of The Masters”

Posted by on July 10, 2012

It hasn’t even been a year since Absu released Abzu, which was only their third album since 2001. Apparently, the black metal band are making up for lost time, as they’ve returned with a new song for Adult Swim’s Singles Program. The network. in conjunction with the Kia Soul, an all-new song will be release from […]

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March Is Metal Month: Win Awesome Stuff From Candlelight

Posted by on March 20, 2012

As you all know by now, March is Metal Month. That means that it’s time to support your favorite genre of music by picking up some music from some of its best artists. It’s also something that EMI and the labels it distributes are doing to raise awareness of all the bands on its’ labels. […]

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iTunes Having Metal Music Sale

Posted by on November 8, 2011

The iTunes Music Store is having a “Greatest Metal Albums” sale, in which 71 albums are available for $7.99. The all-encompassing list includes everything from new albums by the likes of Anthrax, Absu and Suicide Silence to classics from Dio, Sepultura and Iron Maiden.

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Metal By Numbers 10/19: Capitalism Rules The Charts

Posted by on October 19, 2011

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week sees thirteen hard rock/metal related albums debuting. And while Evanescence’s third self-titled album debuts at the top of the charts, the real winner this week is Five Finger Death Punch. Not only […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 11th – No One Gets Left Behind

Posted by on October 11, 2011

One of my goals with this column is to give exposure to bands that may not be well known to the vast majority of readers. There has certainly been a great deal of that in 2011, as hundreds of underground bands and young up-and-comers have released new albums that we’ve been able to mention here. […]

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Decibel Magazine Streaming New Absu Album

Posted by on October 6, 2011

Absu is streaming their new album Abzu in its entirety at Decibel Magazine’s website.

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Immortal Announces U.S. Dates

Posted by on November 17, 2010

Immortal has announced dates for a North American tour in February. Support will come from Absu.

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