Absu (United States, Death Metal (early), Black/Thrash Metal (later))

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Absu is an American extreme metal band from Dallas, Texas. Their demos and first album leaned towards death metal, but evolved more towards a black metal and thrash metal which includes elements of Celtic and folk music (and later, elements of jazz fusion, progressive rock and psychedelic music) which the band calls "Mythological Occult Metal". Their lyrical themes are esoteric, including themes of Celtic, Sumerian and Mesopotamian myths and legends, alchemy, numerology, magick, and sorcery.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Barathrum: V.I.T.R.I.O.L. Absu 5 3
1995 The Sun of Tiphareth Absu 5 2
1997 The Third Storm of Cythrául Absu 5 3
2001 Tara Absu 1
2009 Absu Absu 2
2009 Absu Absu 1
2011 Abzu Absu 4

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 Mythological Occult Metal: 1991-2001 Absu 1
2009 Tara / In the Eyes of Ioldànach Absu 1
2015 The Temples of Offal / Return of the Ancients Absu 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 Tour 2011 Flexi Absu / Infernal Stronghold 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 ... and Shineth Unto the Cold Cometh Absu 1
1998 In the Eyes of Ioldánach Absu 1
2007 Absu / Demonical Absu / Demonical 1

EP + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 L'attaque du Tyran : Toulouse, le 28 avril 1997 Absu 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 The Temples of Offal Absu 1

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