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Abalam

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Latest Abalam News

Below is our complete Abalam news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Ashes Of Sorrow Streaming New Demo Song

Bahn of U.K. black metal act Abalam has issued the following announcement about streaming a new song from his Ashes of Sorrow project:

"Ashes Of Sorrow is a new 'Heathen/Historical Heritage' project formed by me! Back to the very beginning really mixing lyrical content and the texture of both Abalam and Ansculf, 'Shadows' is a demo track from the forthcoming release 'That We Bleed Forever.' Ave! Brothers and Sisters...Ave!"

Check out the song "Shadows" via Reverbnation or in the player below. More...

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Abalam Streaming New Song

U.K. based black metal band Abalam has posted a new song online titled "The Time Draws Near (Only Memories Remain)." You can listen to the song in the player below or via the Abalam Reverbnation page.

The song is taken off the "Within the Mists of Despair" album, which has the following track listing:

1. So Cold, We Bleed
2. The Beauty of Decay
3. Betrayal
4. Within the Mists of Despair
5. In Frozen Solitude
6. The Time Draws Near
7. From the Shadow of a Thousand Trees (The Owl Mans' lament) More...

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Abalam Reveals Album Track Listing

U.K. black metal band Abalam has now revealed the track listing for the "Within the Mists of Despair" album. The track listing will be as follows:

1. So Cold, We Bleed
2. The Beauty of Decay
3. Betrayal
4. Within the Mists of Despair
5. In Frozen Solitude
6. The Time Draws Near
7. From the Shadow of a Thousand Trees (The Owl Mans' lament)

You can also check out Abalam's music by heading over to the band's Reverbnation page here.

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Abalam Finishes Recording New Material

U.K. based raw, atmospheric black metal act Abalam has issued the following announcement about finishing the recording of new material:

"'Within the Mists of Despair' is now finished. We have also revised the album track list.

"A 7" vinyl single release is now a definite for mid 2012, and a number of you have asked about t shirts: that would depend on how many people would be interested?

"Eternal Hails.....Ave!"

For a taste of what Abalam has to offer, head over here and check out the song "The River That Burns (In The Dead Of Night)."

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Abalam Streaming New Track

U.K. based black metal band Abalam has posted another song online from the "Digging a Grave for Mankind" release. You can check out the new song "The River that Burns (In the Dead of Night)" through the player below or via the Abalam Reverbnation page here.

The band also previously posted a track from "Digging a Grave for Mankind." Head over here to check out "From The Shadow Of A Thousand Trees (Komars' Song)." More...

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Abalam Offering Free Song Download

U.K. black metal act Abalam is currently offering the track "From the Shadow of a Thousand Trees (Komars' Song)" as a free download. You can snag the track in the widget below, or by heading over to the Abalam Reverbnation page. The song is taken off Abalam's "Digging a Grave For Mankind" release.

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Abalam Posts "Through The Hall Of Twisted Mirrors"

U.K. black metal band Abalam has issued the following brief update about posting a new track online:

"New Abalam track over at myspazz now.... Blackened noise hatred 'Through the Hall of Twisted Mirrors.' You'll fuckin hate it.....Ave!"

You can check out the new song "Through the Hall of Twisted Mirrors," along with the previously uploaded "And All Shall Burn," through the official Abalam MySpace page.

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Abalam Streaming New Track

U.K. based black metal act Abalam has checked in with the following announcement about streaming a new song online:

"Abalam returns from whence it came... New track up now! 'And All Shall Burn' up now for your aural displeasure and disgust. Hail Satan..."

You can listen to the new song "And All Shall Burn" via the official Abalam MySpace profile.

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Abalam Streaming New Song Online

U.K. based black metal act Abalam has posted a new song online entitled "Scar." The new track can be heard via the official Abalam MySpace page.

The band also recently announced it will be releasing the "Digging a Grave For Mankind" EP this February, which will be released as a 7" Vinyl edition. The EP is limited to 200 hand numbered copies. Additional details on the release will be announced as they are made available.

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Abalam Announces New Releases

Abalam has checked in with the following update about upcoming releases:

"Abalam will be back in the studio recording the 'Digging a Grave For Mankind' EP This will be released in February of next year. The release format will be of a Limited Edition 7" Vinyl only. It will be limited to 200 hand numbered copies and will come with a free Abalam badge and personalized blasphemy from the band!

"Pre-orders are being taken now. To reserve a copy you should send a message with contact details attached. Remember this release will be allocated on a strictly first come first served basis. The cost will be no more than £5 plus postage. You are not required to send any monies until the records are ready to ship.

"This will be the first of a number of Abalam releases through 2011, with provision for the reissue of 'Thy Eternal Sin' as a vinyl release also. Abalam will also be performing 'live' in the UK in 2011. Details will follow. Bahn wishes to thank his Brothers and Sisters of Sickness for your continued support. Ave Satanas..."

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Abalam To Record New EP

Abalam has issued the following announcement about gearing up to enter the recording studio:

"Abalam will be back in the studio in November recording the ‘Digging a Grave For Mankind’ EP. This will be released in February of next year. the release format will be of a Limited Edition 7’ Vinyl only. it will be limited to 200 hand numbered copies and will come with a free Abalam badge and personalized blasphemy from the band!

"Pre-orders are being taken now..To reserve a copy you should send a message with contact details attached. Remember this release will be allocated on a strictly first come first served basis. The cost will be no more than £5 plus postage. You are not required to send any monies until the records are ready to ship.

"This will be the first of a number of Abalam releases through 2011.with provision for the reissue of ‘Thy Eternal Sin’ as a vinyl release also. Abalam will also be performing ‘live’ in the UK in 2011. Details will follow. Bahn wishes to thank his Brothers and Sisters of Sickness for your continued support. Ave Satanas."

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Abalam Checks In With Band Update

Abalam has checked in with the following update about the band's activity and the release of "Thy Eternal Sin:"

"The limited edition run of the ‘physical copies’ of THY ETERNAL SIN were claimed inside the first 24 hours of its release. They will be dropping through your letterboxes within the next 14 days depending on where you are in the world. We shall rerelease the album in a ‘physical’ form later in the year (with extra tracks). Details of this release will follow.

"Abalam are already writing and recording the second installment of ‘Blackened Sickness’ and this will be released in 2011. 2011 will also see the band perform ‘live’ for the first time. UK dates are being prepared. We thank you most humbly for your continued support. And it was with some astonishment at how quickly the copies were claimed. An electronic version is still available. Send your e mail details and we will forward you the album in the aforementioned format.

"In response to the recent (and not so recent) attacks on Abalam by so called ‘Christian’ groups/individuals. To those we have chosen not to answer direct we would say this. We are happy to have provoked a reaction from you! The Black Metal hordes are vast and grow by each breath with eternal strength. The ways of Old are returning. We shall not be stopped by your threats. All Hails to our Heathen Brothers and Sisters. Ave Satanas!"

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Abalam Comments On New Album Release

U.K. black metal act Abalam has issued the following announcement about the release of the new album "Thy Eternal Sin:"

"Thy Eternal Sin is officially released on Monday 11th October. It will be available initially in two formats. For a free 'physical' copy (Ltd to 100 pieces) you will need to e mail your postal details to this myspace site. For an electronic version (again Ltd to 100) you will need to forward your e mail address here. Both formats will be free. Bahn however asks that each individual makes a small donation to a charity of their own choice. Bahn particularly supports 'Cancer Care' charities. Bahn said 'The album represents all that is vile and fucked up in this shit laden world.'

"The album will be re issued in December. In the meantime Abalam is set for change. Full band status is now set and 'live' dates for 2011 are already being planned. As a footnote. The 'religious zealots/fundamentalists' who have chosen to attack Abalam throughout, and particularly recently, Bahn has this message: 'Your views are of no consequence to either Abalam or the hordes that oppose you and your pathetic organizations. Your hatred towards us is very amusing as we have succeeded in gaining a reaction from you. Our message is this. We are strong and we are many. Fuck you all and fuck your religions.'"

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Abalam Offering Free MP3

U.K. black metallers Abalam have issued the following statement about offering a free MP3 of the song "My Curse is Your Curse:"

"To DE CELEBRATE the papal visit to the UK Abalam is most pleased to offer our Brothers and Sisters of Sickness a FREE copy of the 'My Curse is Your Curse' mp3. Simply e-mail thiswaytothedarkride@hotmail.co.uk to get yours. We hope that this will whet your venomous appetite whilst awaiting the impending release of 'Thy Eternal Sin.' Ave Satanas."

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Abalam Uploads Another Track

U.K. black metallers Abalam have issued the following announcement about streaming another new song online:

"Ave Satanas Brothers and Sisters of Darkness. We are honored to bestow on you one final slab of sickened filth from 'Thy Eternal Sin.' 'My Curse is Your Curse' celebrates eternal blasphemy. The preachers of religious vomit shall be ridiculed and seen for what they are. And their lies shall be declared, for they are human excrement. All hail to our evil sickness......for we are the true and righteous. In blood..... Abalam."

The new song "My Curse is Your Curse" can be heard via the band's MySpace profile.

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Abalam Streaming Song From Upcoming Album

Vocalist Bahn of U.K. black metal act Abalam has issued the following brief update about streaming a new song online:

"Infernal Hails Brothers and Sisters of Darkness. We are most pleased to present for your aural displeasure 'Blood On The Cross' from the forthcoming sickness 'Thy Eternal Sin.' We are honored to have your continued support. Ave Satanas."

"Blood on the Cross" can be heard via the Abalam MySpace page. "Thy Eternal Sin" is currently set for an October 11th, 2010 release date.

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Abalam Streaming Instrumental Track

U.K. black metal band Abalam is set to release "Thy Eternal Sin" on October 11th, 2010. Abalam is also now streaming an instrumental edit of a new song from the album online. The instrumental version of "A Ring of Dead Roses" can be heard through the band's official MySpace page.

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Abalam Announces New Album Release

U.K. black metal act Abalam has issued the following announcement about releasing a new album:

"Infernal Hails. After months of delays we can finally announce that 'Thy Eternal Sin' will be released on October 11th 2010. We thank you all for your patience and continued interest in Abalam. We trust that the long wait will be worthwhile.

"The album consists of 7 songs encapsulating the 'Power Of Darkness.' To our loyal supporters, Ave Satanas. To the 'Underground' music press, Ave Satanas. Thank you for your continued support. In Eternal Sin..."

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Abalam Seeking Fan Submissions For Album

U.K. black metallers Abalam have issued the following update about seeking fan submissions for their upcoming album:

"We are at present putting together a 'spoken word' track for the album. The track will be very atmospheric and requires multiple voices to attain the 'feel' that we're looking for. Rather than do it 'electronically,' which goes against our way of thinking, we would like to have as many people involved as possible.

"What we require is that you record a passage written by yourself themed about your life, beliefs, (anti) religion, your inner demons, fears and passion, sex, death, in whichever language you wish.

"You will need to send us the track in mp3 format. Maximum length would be around 3 minutes. You don't need to be in a band (although of course we are very happy to receive work from our fellow artists). Everyone that 'appears' on the track will be credited. We believe that this could be a very exciting exercise. If you would be interested and have the time to help then please send us a message for further details. Thank you."

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Abalam Issues Band Update

U.K. black metallers Abalam have checked in with the following update about the band's activity:

"We are ALL Cursed....... So once again we find ourselves at the beginning of another ‘new’ beginning! I thank wholeheartedly those who have sent darkened greetings and good wishes whilst enquiring as to the release of Thy Eternal Sin, your words are as ever gratefully received.

"So, where do we stand? I did not feel that many of the tracks we chose for the album were strong enough, there was much passion but I did not feel that they showed a true representation of what Abalam is all about. Therefore we have re thought the whole thing through and I believe that the tracks that we are now recording DO give a true representation of Abalam.

"From your messages I know that many of you will be pleased that we have decided to leave both ‘Serenade of Dead Eyes’ and’Tourniquet’ on the album, at the moment we have up at the site ‘The Curse Of Galathriel’ which is also to be on the record. I wholeheartedly apologize to anyone that we have let down (promoters in particular). We have once again changed personnel with HEXX now coming in as permanent ‘live’ drummer. The Stitcher as ever remains steadfast and we both intend to write together for future songs. More...

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