The music of ABSU
has been described as mysterious, majestic, magical, powerful and progressive, but the band has always declared the sound to be classified as "mythological occult metal." This style of supernatural music has earned Absu a strong following, yet a cult-like status around the world. Their talent to combine the right amounts of extreme metal music with progressive overtones, and solid songs with magnificent showmanship, has merited the respect of fellow musicians and followers alike.
have unleashed their debut EP "Afflicting the Dichotomy of Trepid Creation"
brandishing scathing black metal most akin to earlier work of Swedish masters Craft. Hornet's nest guitars and thick rumbling war drums are coupled with mid-tempo, dissonant grooves that together evoke postapocalyptic madness rooted in traditional black metal ethos. The sweltering mass is coated by anguished howls still sizzling from radiation burn... Ultimately, Pale Chalice finds themselves among Dispirit, Necrite and Palace of Worms -- stranded on the fog-soaked shores of San Francisco making real black metal." -- D.L.
The long awaited debut full length from Cyanic "Litanies of Lust Unholy"
crushes through twelve tracks with wave after wave of relentless satanic violence! Raging brutal blackend death metal with no breakdowns, no sweeps, only total blasting hatred for fans of 1349, Cannibal Corpse, Mortician.