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There are 2 bands named Absu.

1. An American black metal band with a sound comprised of both thrash and death metal. Formed in Plano, Texas in 1989, the band’s name was originally Dolmen but this was soon changed to Absu, drawing thematic influence from esoteric middle-eastern and Celtic mythology. They recorded four albums and an EP from 1993 to 2001. After the release of Tara in 2001 the band was put on hiatus as guitarist and bassist Equitant Ifernain and Shaftiel departed, citing musical differences and disinterest in the band, respectively.

The current line-up is:
Proscriptor McGovern - Vocals (lead), Drums (Proscriptor, ex-Melechesh, ex-Judas Iscariot)
Vis Crom - Guitars (Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, ex-Armageddon, ex-Evil Divine)
Ezezu - Vocals (backing), Bass (ex-Panzram)

In 2007, Proscriptor resurrected Absu, announcing a new line-up and a new (self-titled) album was released in 2009.

2. Black metal band from Italy, released only one demo:
Catacomba, Opera I Demo, 1993

Later changed their name to Void of Naxir


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  • dark_wisdom

    v omg, really? you're soooooo kvlt!! \\m/ \\m/ \\m/ \\m/ 666!!

    14 May 5:18pm Reply
  • treeweavermetal

    Temples of Offal EP, Return of the Ancients demo, and the first album are all that I care about.

    16 Apr 11:35am Reply
  • AS_Luemmel

    Proscriptor stated on their FB site that they will begin recording in April this year... means it will probably another year before we will see the album I guess *sigh*

    22 Feb 1:18pm Reply
  • Korpsarr

    "Temples of Offal" rules supreme about the following releases, which are also delivering mighty grace, but not comparable to the intensity of pure Death Metal rawness!

    11 Feb 1:47pm Reply
  • Eternium666

    These guys have never released a shitty album [7]

    30 Jan 4:07pm Reply
  • TobogganOfHate

    anyone know what these guys read to get all their inspiration/information for lyrics?

    30 Jan 3:39am Reply
  • arrell

    Been listening to the self-titled (2009)... pleasantly surprised at how good it is. Aethyris wrote some killer riffs.

    3 Dec 2014 Reply
  • JCMVenom

    Well. The first thing that comes to my mind when I hear Absu is "Underrated as fuck". All albums are well-made, and really loving the album art.

    27 Nov 2014 Reply
  • SlaveOfN1l

    " tara is cool but i'd rather listen to d666." Well duh, most bands are ass compared to Destroyer 666

    24 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Superrman1

    Tara>Cythraul>Tiphareth>Barathrum>Absu>Abzu imo atleast

    5 Nov 2014 Reply
  • der_Evo

    These guys have never released a shitty album [6]

    25 Jun 2014 Reply
  • StinkyBeaverOoz

    Just started checking out Absu, good stuff so far.

    13 May 2014 Reply
  • Riastrad

    Tara is their best imo. They should stick to the Celtic occult.

    10 May 2014 Reply
  • OptimusPunx

    new ep abzoo coming soon

    5 May 2014 Reply
  • EuanDemonStorm

    Hopefully Apsu sees a 2014 release.

    27 Feb 2014 Reply
  • Snowheadtemple

    Any news on their new release?

    27 Feb 2014 Reply
  • flaviovigatto

    Hail absu!

    20 Feb 2014 Reply
  • versionfiv

    tara is cool but i'd rather listen to d666.

    14 Feb 2014 Reply
  • AS_Luemmel

    These guys have never released a shitty album [5] Now bring on Apsu !!!

    9 Feb 2014 Reply
  • Hopkinator

    These guys have never released a shitty album [4]

    20 Jan 2014 Reply
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