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Absu

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Plano, Texas
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1991
Genre:
Death Metal (early), Black/Thrash Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Mythology, Occultism
Current label:
Candlelight Records
Years active:
1989-1990 (as Dolmen), 1990 (as Azathoth), 1990 (as Eternus), 1990 (as Necrotic), 1991-2002, 2007-present
Formerly known as Dolmen, which evolved via Azathoth, Eternus and Necrotic into Absu in 1991. Calling themselves "Mythological Occult Metal, "Absu" in Sumerian mythology refers to a subterranean ocean. The band draws on Sumerian, Celtic and other ancient mythologies, supervised by Proscriptor.

Absu's releases go by conceptual cycles: the first 2 albums are based on Sumerian mythology; while ...
Current
Proscriptor McGovern Drums, Vocals (lead) (1992-2002, 2007-present)
See also: Proscriptor, ex-Magus, ex-Ossuarist, Starchaser Network, ex-Equimanthorn, ex-Equitant, ex-Melechesh
Ezezu Bass, Vocals (2008-present)
See also: ex-Panzram
Vis Crom Guitars (2009-present)
See also: Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, ex-Armageddon, ex-XXX Maniak, ex-Woe (live), ex-Evil Divine, ex-Solace in the Shadows
Past
Danny Benbow Drums (1990-1992)
See also: ex-Dolmen
Gary Lindholm Guitars (1990-1992)
Equitant Ifernain Guitars, Bass (1990-2002)
See also: Equimanthorn, Equitant, ex-Dolmen, Starchaser Network
Shaftiel Guitars, Vocals (1990-2002)
See also: ex-Dolmen, ex-Equimanthorn, ex-Equitant, ex-10 Kingdoms, ex-Furnace
Daviel Mysticia Guitars (1992-1993)
See also: Maiestas, ex-Magus, ex-Equimanthorn
Black Massith Keyboards (1992-1993)
See also: ex-Furnace, ex-Equimanthorn, ex-Equitant
Kashshapxu Guitars (2001-2002)
See also: ex-Bleed the Son, ex-Infernal Oak
Aethyris MacKay Guitars, Bass, Keyboards (2007-2010)
See also: Grotesque Hysterectomy, Horizon Ablaze, Pantheon I, Khonsu (live), ex-Infernal Oak, ex-Melechesh (live)
Zawicizuz Guitars, Bass, Keyboards (2007-2009)
See also: The Black Moriah, ex-Infernal Oak, ex-Bleed the Son, ex-Rape Pillage and Burn
Vastator Terrarum Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2007)
Past (Live)
Mezzadurus Bass, Vocals (1995-2002)
See also: Blood Storm, ex-Goreaphobia, ex-Ancient Rites (live)
Gunslut Drums (guest) (2013)
See also: Casket, Infernal Stronghold, Woe, ex-Stronghold, ex-Everwinter
Proscriptor McGovern Drums, Vocals (lead) (1992-2002, 2007-present)
See also: Proscriptor, ex-Magus, ex-Ossuarist, Starchaser Network, ex-Equimanthorn, ex-Equitant, ex-Melechesh
Ezezu Bass, Vocals (2008-present)
See also: ex-Panzram
Vis Crom Guitars (2009-present)
See also: Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, ex-Armageddon, ex-XXX Maniak, ex-Woe (live), ex-Evil Divine, ex-Solace in the Shadows
Danny Benbow Drums (1990-1992)
See also: ex-Dolmen
Gary Lindholm Guitars (1990-1992)
Equitant Ifernain Guitars, Bass (1990-2002)
See also: Equimanthorn, Equitant, ex-Dolmen, Starchaser Network
Shaftiel Guitars, Vocals (1990-2002)
See also: ex-Dolmen, ex-Equimanthorn, ex-Equitant, ex-10 Kingdoms, ex-Furnace
Daviel Mysticia Guitars (1992-1993)
See also: Maiestas, ex-Magus, ex-Equimanthorn
Black Massith Keyboards (1992-1993)
See also: ex-Furnace, ex-Equimanthorn, ex-Equitant
Kashshapxu Guitars (2001-2002)
See also: ex-Bleed the Son, ex-Infernal Oak
Aethyris MacKay Guitars, Bass, Keyboards (2007-2010)
See also: Grotesque Hysterectomy, Horizon Ablaze, Pantheon I, Khonsu (live), ex-Infernal Oak, ex-Melechesh (live)
Zawicizuz Guitars, Bass, Keyboards (2007-2009)
See also: The Black Moriah, ex-Infernal Oak, ex-Bleed the Son, ex-Rape Pillage and Burn
Vastator Terrarum Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2007)
Past
Mezzadurus Bass, Vocals (1995-2002)
See also: Blood Storm, ex-Goreaphobia, ex-Ancient Rites (live)
Gunslut Drums (guest) (2013)
See also: Casket, Infernal Stronghold, Woe, ex-Stronghold, ex-Everwinter
Added by: SpookyApparition Modified by: BlackenedZeroth
Added on: 2002-07-13 01:48:47 Last modified on: 2014-10-18 23:13:33
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