OFFICIAL NEWSBLOG OF ABSU

Friday, July 13, 2012

New Single/Video and Tour Dates/Festival Appearances Update

ABSU has released a new single titled "Hall of the Masters" through Adult Swim's 2012 Singles Series.

You can hear it here.

Long time fans may recognize this title as it has been around since the announcement of the tracklist of 'Tara' in 2001, however it remained unrecorded until now. All information regarding the track (including lyrics) are posted on the website now.

Not to be confused with the demo version of "Stone of Destiny" from the 2005 compliation 'Mythological Occult Metal' which was referred to as the "Hall of the Masters" version.

An official video to accompany the song will be released on September 10, directed by filmmaker Daniel Garcia.

Current Tour Dates:
August 25, 2012 – Slaughter By The Water III – Alameda, CA
August 31, 2012 – Steel Metal Bunker – San Luis Potosi, Mexico (w/ MALEVOLENT CREATION)
September 1, 2012 – Flying Circus – Mexico City, Mexico (w/ HATE ETERNAL & MALEVOLENT CREATION)
November 9, 2012 – Medellin, Columbia
November 10, 2012 – Cali, Columbia
November 11, 2012 – Bogata, Columbia
November 13, 2012 – TBA – Chile
November 15, 2012 – TBA – Brazil
November 16, 2012 – Beco – Porto Alegre, Brazil
November 17, 202 – Music Hall – Belo Horizonte, Brazil
November 18, 2012 – Carioca Club – São Paulo, Brazil

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

25 Minute High Quality Live Performance Video

Here is high quality live performance footage of ABSU performing at Glaz'art in Paris France on April 8th, 2012 during the European Connexus Conjuration Tour.

Tracklist:

1. Feis Mor Tir Na N'og (incorrectly labeled as Highland Tyrant Attack)
2. Earth Ripper
3. Abraxas Connexus
4. The Coming of War
5. Never Blow Out The Eastern Candle

Thursday, July 5, 2012

ABSU Glossary Now Available

With the large amount of esoteric lexicon ABSU uses in their music, sometimes a glossary would be nice.  The band utilized one for the album "Tara" but now there is an all encompassing glossary available on the website under "Lyrical Magick".  The webmaster is extremely thankful to the following (IAO) for their contributions to the glossary: Andrea, Sean Conover, Barbara Francone.