Absu Comments On Upcoming Album "Abzu"
Texas-based mythological occult metal trio Absu is currently hard at work on "Abzu," the follow up to the band’s 2009 self-titled album. The album is being tracked at Nomad Recording Studio in Carrollton, Texas and mixed by none other than J.T. Longoria. (King Diamond, Solitude Aeternus).
Drummer/vocalist/lyricist Proscriptor confirms, "The entire rhythm section has been successfully tracked and all that remains are mellotron passages and vocal lines. Before attempting the final mix, we plan to transfer the rhythm section onto two-inch tape to thaw out its digital timbre. With this record, we are appending dirtier elements of psychedelia and fusion. Lyrically, it will descend deeper into Enki's lower world as well the Enochian Magic(k) System." Continuing he notes, "I can tell you this album will definitely not be a 'natural progression' from previous releases, but a feat of metaphysical conquest and murkiness."
"Abzu" is the second of a three-part series and is planned for release later this year. The tentative track listing is as follows:
I.) Ontologically, It Became Time & Space
II.) Circles of the Oath
III.) Abraxas Connexus
IV.) Skrying in the Spirit Vision
V.) Earth Ripper
VI.) A Song for Ea including:
b. A Myriad of Portals
c. 3rd Tablet
d. Warren of Imhullu
e. The Waters – The Denizens
f. E-A (Reprise)
You can also catch Absu live on the following dates:
7/15/2011 Hammer Open Air - Lieto, Finland
8/12/2011 Party San Open Air - Schlotheim, Germany
8/13/2011 Brutal Assault Open Air - Jaromer, Czech Republic
9/10/2011 *TBA - Athens, Greece
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