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 Post subject: ABSU Announces Special North American Tour
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:12 pm 
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ABSU Announces Special North American Tour

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ABSU today announces details on their upcoming tour, titled North American Connexus Conjuration. The 26-city tour will see the band perform two full sets with music spanning their 20-year recording career. It is the first full tour by the Texas-based mythological occult trio since the release of Abzu, the second of a planned trilogy of recordings.

Vocalist/drummer Proscriptor shares, “Since the release of our latest recording, Abzu, the response has been extremely vehement and now is the perfect moment to commemorate the album’s essence throughout North America. We purposely waited until the timing was ideal to embark on this journey, as we shall contaminate the communities with our craft of Mythological Occult Metal. We’re attempting to divide the concerts into two sections: the first act will showcase songs spanning from our entire discography, as the second act will focus on Phase Two from the album Tara: The Cythrául Klan’s Scrutiny. For the past couple of years, many of ABSU’s followers have requested specified songs from this chapter of Tara, so it is our aspiration to give the people what they want.”

Abzu, the band’s seventh studio album, was released October 2010. The album was mixed by J.T. Longoria (King Diamond/Solitude Aeternus) and features original works by Polish artist Zbigniew Bielak (Watain, Behemoth, Destroyer 666, Vader). Proscriptor commented, "With this record, we are appending dirtier elements of psychedelia and fusion. Lyrically, it descends deeper into Enki's lower world as well the Enochian Magic(k) System." He added, "This album is not a 'natural progression' from previous releases, but a feat of metaphysical conquest and murkiness."

ABSU came to prominence with the release of their 1993 debut, Barathrum: V.I.T.R.I.O.L. Each album saw continual expansion of the band’s now highly regarded artistic vision and international fanbase. It was with 2001’s Tara that the band truly arrived. The album reached top lists of countless magazines worldwide. Years, however, would pass before any new material would be recorded. In late 2007, the band finally announced their re-awakening. Now teamed with London-based Candlelight Records, the band would take nearly sixteen months writing/recording their sixth album. Absu, featuring contributions from members of King Diamond, Mayhem, Melechesh, Firstborn and Enthroned, was released early 2009.

ABSU North American Connexus Conjuration:
4/05/2013 Millcreek Tavern - Philadelphia, PA
4/06/2013 Roger’s - Chesapeake, VA
4/07/2013 Strange Matter - Richmond, VA
4/08/2013 The Windup Space - Baltimore, MD
4/09/2013 Middle East/Upstairs - Cambridge, MA
4/10/2013 St. Vitus - Brooklyn, NY
4/11/2013 St. Vitus - Brooklyn, NY
4/12/2013 El N Gee - Hartford, CT
4/13/2013 Theatre Plaza - Montreal, QC
4/14/2013 L’Agitee - Quebec City, QC
4/15/2013 Wreck Room - Toronto, ON
4/16/2013 Ace of Cups - Columbus, OH
4/17/2013 Mojoe’s - Chicago, IL
4/18/2013 Rocco’s - Milwaukee, WI
4/19/2013 Station 4 - Minneapolis, MN
4/20/2013 Zoo Cabaret - Winnipeg, MT
4/22/2013 Dickens Pub - Edmonton, AB
4/24/2013 Biltmore Cabaret - Vancouver, BC
4/25/2013 Highline - Seattle, WA
4/26/2013 Ash Street Saloon - Portland, OR
4/27/2013 Festum Carnis (Shinneybook Creek Cabins) - Soda Springs, CA
4/28/2013 DNA Lounge - San Francisco, CA
4/30/2013 The Vex - Los Angeles, CA
5/01/2013 Ruby Room - San Diego, CA
5/02/2013 Rocky Point Cantina - Tempe, AZ
5/04/2013 Boiler Room - Dallas, TX

ABSU currently features guitarist Vis Crom and bassist/vocalist Ezezu with vocalist/drummer Proscriptor.


http://www.facebook.com/officialabsu
http://www.absu.bandcamp.com
http://www.absu.us
http://www.candlelightrecordsusa.com
https://www.facebook.com/CandlelightRecordsUSA




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 Post subject: Re: ABSU Announces Special North American Tour
PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:13 am 

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Saw them with Impiety in Manchester last year, great show but disappointing turnout. Proscriptor is worth the ticket alone.


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