Abbath

STYLE: ORIGIN: NorwayFORMED: 2015LABEL: Season Of Mist
  • MEMBERS:
  • Abbath Doom Occulta - Vocals & Guitar
  • Rusty Cornell - Bass Guitar
  • 'Creature' Emil Wiksten - Drums
BIOGRAPHY

Abbath is a black metal band formed in 2015 by former Immortal guitarist and vocalist Abbath Doom Occulta after departing from Immortal earlier in 2015. The band released their first album, Abbath, on January 22, 2016, and played live for the first time at Tuska Open Air 2015.

In April 2015, Metalhammer announced that Abbath Doom Occulta had recruited members to the band, specifically King Ov Hell from God Seed and drummer Creature to participate in the band. They also recruited Vredehammer guitarist and vocalist Per Valla to tour with the band as lead guitarist. The band was set to enter a recording studio later this year to work on their debut album for a 2016 release. During their debut performance at Tuska Open Air 2015, they played a completed song titled “Fenrir Hunts” that would be featured on then-upcoming debut album. Their debut album, self-titled Abbath, was released January 22, 2016 on Season of Mist. On December 12, 2015, it was announced that drummer Creature left the band. Several days later on December 15, live member Per Valla left the band. At the start of 2016 Gabe Seeber, donning the Creature mask, joined as live drummer replacing Creature Kevin Foley and replacing Per Valla is Ole André Farstad, who played on the debut album, joined as live guitarist.

On October 6, 2016, Abbath announced on their Facebook page that they are working on their second album, planned for a 2017 release.

In June of 2018, King Ov Hell announced his departure from Abbath in a Facebook post, noting that it was “due to conflicting views on lyrical concepts of the upcoming album. The lyrics are inspired by Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav JungKing finds that Jung‘s connection to Christian mysticism is incompatible with the image of the band.”

At the beginning of December, 2018, Abbath posted a sneak peak video on the ABBATH -Official- Facebook page from a recording studio in Krisiansand (NO) with the simple quote, “Be ready…”

BAND NEWS

Bassist King Ov Hell has left the Norwegian black metal band ABBATH. King, whose real name is Tom Cato Visnes, announced his departure from ABBATH in a post on Facebook. The post read: “King will no longer be

June 11, 2018 by RichardCadaver
DISCOGRAPHY

Abbath / 2016

Abbath - Abbath
  • Album Info
  • 2016
  • Season of Mist

Abbath is the self-titled debut album by former Immortal frontman Abbath. It was released on January 22, 2016 through Season of Mist. It is the only album to feature drummer Creature before his departure in December 2015. The album is composed mostly of content that Abbath had originally prepared for the next Immortal album which was ultimately never used for it following his departure from the band in 2015.

On January 12, 2016, the entire album was made available for streaming

TOURDATES
DateVenueCityCountryInfoTickets
2019-08-24T18:00:00USF VerftetBergenNorwayInfoTickets
2019-09-27T18:00:00Varsity TheatreBaton RougeUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-09-28T19:00:00Gas Monkey Bar & GrillDallasUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-09-29T18:00:00Come and Take It LiveAustinUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-02T19:30:00EncoreTusconUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-03T19:00:00Brick By BrickSan DiegoUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-04T20:00:00The ObservatorySanta AnaUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-05T19:00:00The UC Theatre Taube Family Music HallBerkeleyUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-06T19:00:00Cargo Concert HallRenoUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-08T19:00:00Mesa Theater and ClubGrand JunctionUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-09T18:00:00Summit Music HallDenverUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-10T19:00:00Granada TheaterLawrenceUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-11T19:00:00The Ready RoomSt LouisUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-12T19:30:00The ForgeJolietUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-13T20:00:00The Sylvee - WIMadisonUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-15T18:00:00Saint Andrews HallDetroitUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-17T19:00:00Phoenix Concert TheatreTorontoCanadaInfoTickets
2019-10-19T18:00:00Gramercy TheatreNew YorkUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-21T19:00:00Union TransferPhiladelphiaUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-23T19:00:00Baltimore SoundstageBaltimoreUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-24T19:00:00Lincoln TheaterRaleighUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-10-25T19:00:00Buckhead TheatreAtlantaUnited StatesInfoTickets
2019-11-02T20:30:00Circo VoladorMexico CityMexicoInfoTickets
2019-11-13T19:00:00Palermo ClubPalermoArgentinaInfoTickets
2019-11-16T20:00:00ARUCBrasíliaBrazilInfoTickets
2019-11-17T20:00:00Carioca Club PinheirosSao PauloBrazilInfoTickets
2020-01-24T18:30:00Matrix BochumBochumGermanyInfoTickets
2020-01-26T19:30:17Muziekcentrum TrixAntwerpenBelgiumInfoTickets
2020-01-27T19:30:00Islington Assembly HallLondonUnited KingdomInfoTickets
2020-01-28T18:30:00La Machine du Moulin RougeParisFranceInfoTickets
2020-01-30T19:00:00Le MetronumToulouseFranceInfoTickets
2020-01-31T18:00:00Salamandra Sala 1Mollet De PeraladaSpainInfoTickets
2020-02-01T18:00:00ButMadridSpainInfoTickets
2020-02-02T19:00:00NINKASI GERLAND / KAOLyonFranceInfoTickets
2020-02-04T19:45:00MS Connexion ComplexMannheimGermanyInfoTickets
2020-02-05T19:00:00Backstage WerkMunchenGermanyInfoTickets
2020-02-06T19:30:00Konzerthaus SchüürLuzernSwitzerlandInfoTickets
2020-02-08T18:30:00Klub FlédaBrno-kralovoCzech RepublicInfoTickets
2020-02-11T19:30:00Festsaal KreuzbergBerlinGermanyInfoTickets
2020-02-13T19:00:00Amager BioKøbenhavn SDenmarkInfoTickets
2020-02-14T19:30:00Trädgår'nGoteborgSwedenInfoTickets
2020-02-15T19:30:00Fryshuset KlubbenStockholmSwedenInfoTickets
2020-04-23T19:00:00Backstage WerkMunchenGermanyInfoTickets
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