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Absu

Absu

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
February 16th, 2009
Catalog ID:
CANDLE220CD
Label:
Candlelight Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
10 reviews (avg. 76%)
1. Between the Absu of Eridu & Erech 04:08   Show lyrics
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2. Night Fire Canonization 03:19   Show lyrics
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3. Amy 04:54   Show lyrics
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4. Nunbarshegunu 03:05   Show lyrics
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5. 13 Globes 04:46   Show lyrics
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6. ...of the Dead Who Never Rest in Their Tombs Are the Attendance of Familiar Spirits... Including: A.) Diversified Signs Inscribed B.) Our Earth of Black C.) Voor 07:03   Show lyrics
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7. Magic(k) Square Cipher 04:48   Show lyrics
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8. In the Name of Auebothiabathabaithobeuee 03:25   Show lyrics
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9. Girra's Temple 02:38   Show lyrics
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10. Those of the Void Will Re-Enter 04:56   Show lyrics
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11. Sceptre Command 05:00   Show lyrics
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12. Ye Uttuku Spells 04:41   Show lyrics
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13. Twix Yesterday, the Day & the Morrow 00:57   instrumental
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Band members
Proscriptor Vocals, Drums, Mellotron, Guitars (lead) on 5
Aethyris Guitars (lead, rhythm, acoustic), Bass, Mellotron
Zawicizuz Guitars (lead, rhythm), Bass, Synthesizers
Guest/Session
Nornagest Vocals (backing) (Tracks 2, 3)
Archon Vorskaath Vocals (backing), Brake Disc Gates, Vibraslap, Greek Bell (Tracks 2, 6)
David Harbour Synthesizer (solo) (Track 6)
Bruno "Mindwalker" Fernandes Vocals (backing), Ceremonial Tibetan Horn (Track 5)
Blasphemer Guitars (lead) (Tracks 2, 9)
Michael Harris Guitars (lead) (Tracks 8, 10)
Equitant Ifernain Dal Gais Programming (Track 13)
Miscellaneous staff
Equitant Ifernain Songwriting (track 13)
Shaftiel Songwriting (tracks 2, 9)
Vastator Terrarum Songwriting (tracks 4, 7, 10 & 12)
Aethyris MacKay Songwriting (tracks 1, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11 & 12)
Zawicizuz Pre-Production, Songwriting (tracks 3 & 6)
Sterling Winfield Drum Engineering
Gary Long Drum Engineering
J.T. Longoria Mixing
Proscriptor Mastering, Editing
Kris Verwimp Cover art
Melechesh Ashmedi Lyrics (Tracks 4, 10, 12)
Proscriptor Vocals, Drums, Mellotron, Guitars (lead) on 5
Aethyris Guitars (lead, rhythm, acoustic), Bass, Mellotron
Zawicizuz Guitars (lead, rhythm), Bass, Synthesizers
Nornagest Vocals (backing) (Tracks 2, 3)
Archon Vorskaath Vocals (backing), Brake Disc Gates, Vibraslap, Greek Bell (Tracks 2, 6)
David Harbour Synthesizer (solo) (Track 6)
Bruno "Mindwalker" Fernandes Vocals (backing), Ceremonial Tibetan Horn (Track 5)
Blasphemer Guitars (lead) (Tracks 2, 9)
Michael Harris Guitars (lead) (Tracks 8, 10)
Equitant Ifernain Dal Gais Programming (Track 13)
Equitant Ifernain Songwriting (track 13)
Shaftiel Songwriting (tracks 2, 9)
Vastator Terrarum Songwriting (tracks 4, 7, 10 & 12)
Aethyris MacKay Songwriting (tracks 1, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11 & 12)
Zawicizuz Pre-Production, Songwriting (tracks 3 & 6)
Sterling Winfield Drum Engineering
Gary Long Drum Engineering
J.T. Longoria Mixing
Proscriptor Mastering, Editing
Kris Verwimp Cover art
Melechesh Ashmedi Lyrics (Tracks 4, 10, 12)
Read Diversified, dynamic and... 85% kluseba October 7th, 2011
Read Absu - Absu 80% ThrashManiacAYD August 27th, 2009
Read Perserverance and... 85% Magruligox June 27th, 2009
Read Auebothiabathabaithoboothab... 93% Artemus_Cain June 14th, 2009
Read An "Unspoken King"... 23% Ghost_in_the_Machine March 22nd, 2009
Read A different Absu 83% Omnivore March 22nd, 2009
Read Revenge of the Highland... 95% RedMisanthrope February 17th, 2009
Read Yeah, this isn't good 41% Vaibhavjain February 17th, 2009
Read Return of the Cythraul Klan 93% eerie_noctular February 17th, 2009
Read Change in sound 84% shantanupatni1991 February 15th, 2009

All music composed/written by Aethyris, Shaftiel, Vastator & Zawicizuz from 2002 to 2007.

This album is dedicated to Benjamin Marshall Cooksey (1973 - 2008).

European release on February 16, 2009
US release on February 24, 2009

Limited edition 180 gram grey and more limited blue double vinyl releases with different artwork released by Back on Black.

Limited slipcase CD edition (different artwork - the same as the vinyl release) with Live DVD: Montreal, Canada June 19, 2009, released in the US on 26 January 2010.

1. An Involution of Thorns (Intro) / Descent To Acheron
2. Apzu
3. Night Fire Canonization
4. The Thrice is Greatest To Ninnigal
5. 13 Globes
6. Amy
7. Nunbarshegunu
8. Voor [Instrumental] / Swords and Leather
9. Four Crossed Wands (Spell 181)
10. Manannán
11. Twix Yesderday, the Day & the Morrow [Instrumental] / Girra's Temple
12. Highland Tyrant Attack
13. The Coming of War (Morbid Scream cover)
14. Magic(k) Square Cipher

Recording information:

"This record was chronicled and mixed under the 2008th enchantment of Absu from April through July @ Nomad Recording Studios - Carrolton, Texas - USA."

Identifiers:

Barcode: 8 03341 23150 4
Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): EDC Blackburn Ltd CANDLE220CD 01
Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): EDC Blackburn Ltd CANDLE220CD 03
Mastering SID Code (Variants 1, 2): IFPI L136
Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 0401
Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0448
Other (Mould Stamp (Variant 1)): MADE IN THE UK
Label Code: LC13005
Rights Society: mcps

Added by: Ryan_M Modified by: Mosurg
Added on: 2008-12-20 09:50:48 Last modified on: 2016-05-02 17:20:57