Texas-based mythological occult metal outfit Absu have announced the addition of bassist/co-vocalist Ezezu (ex-Panzram) to the group's ranks. This is the first time the band is experiencing a permanent quartet-type line up since the band's debut album "Barathrum: V.I.T.R.I.O.L".

Drummer/vocalist Proscriptor says of the latest addition, "We are very proud to welcome Ezezu as the newest member of Absu. He was the missing element we have been searching for and definitely fits in the group. We are delighted to convey our next chapter of mythological occult metal with him."

Absu has just completed the recording of their latest album, "Absu" to be released in the beginning of 2009 on Candlelight Records. The album was more or less engineered by the band, mixed by none other than J.T. Longoria at Nomad Recording Studio (King Diamond, Solitude Aeternus, etc.) and will be mastered by Proscriptor at his studio Tarot Productions.

Guest musicians on the album include the following:

Ashmedi (Melechesh)
Blasphemer (ex-Mayhem/Ava Inferi)
Equitant (ex-Absu/Equitant)
David Harbour (ex-King Diamond/David Harbour)
Michael Harris (Darkology/Michael Harris)
Mindwalker (The Firstborn)
Nornagest (Enthroned)
Vorskaath (Zemial)

"Absu" [cover] projected tracklisting:

01. Between The Absu Of Eridu & Erech
02. Night Fire Canonization
03. Amy
04. Nunbarshegunu
05. 13 Globes
06. …Of The Dead Who Never Rest In Their Tombs Are The Attendance Of Familiar Spirits…
a) Diversified Signs Inscribed
b) Our Earth Of Black
c) Voor
07. Magic(k) Square Cipher
08. In The Name Of Auebothiabathabaithobeuee
09. Girra's Temple
10. Those Of The Void Will Re-Enter
11. Sceptre Command
12. Ye Uttuku Spells
13. Twix Yesterday, The Day & The Morrow

Source: thegauntlet.com
Band profile: Absu
Posted: 21.10.2008 by Thryce


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White Winter Sun - 22.10.2008 at 00:46  
Interesting news. I'm looking forward to this new album.
Bad English - 22.10.2008 at 01:22  
Written by White Winter Sun on 22.10.2008 at 00:46

Interesting news. I'm looking forward to this new album.

Me to, I love this band werry great but so damn complicated lyrics, you need celtic dictinary too
Black Conundrum - 22.10.2008 at 01:28  
That is a pretty cool cover.
Syk - 22.10.2008 at 11:41  
This band is quality. I recommend every fan of extreme metal to at least check out their videos

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