The mighty Abbath of (need I say) Immortal fame has released his new self-titled project. The release date is 22 January 2016 but you lucky guys get to listen to it now! You can do so below.
Abbath sent shockwaves through the death metal scene when he revealed that he had left Immortal. He was long the face of Norwegian black metal and if early reviews of this self-titled release are any guide, then he’s picked up right where he left off.
Abbath’s characteristic riffing shines clearly through it all: HEAVY, harsh, and yet catchy and melodic with a touch of epic Bathory, Motorhead, and even KISS. At the same time there is no danger of repeating the formula of Immortal or the mastermind’s other project under the moniker I, which was shared with King.
Abbath impresses from start to finish. This is exactly the album that all fans of this particular Bergen brand of black metal have been hoping for. Hold on tight or get blown away. Abbath are here now and ready to conquer the world!
Photo by Kierra Thorn
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