Album Review: Absolva – Fire In The Sky

Never ones to rest on their laurels, Manchester traditional heavy metallers Absolva have wasted little time in recording album number six, Fire in the Sky, the follow-up to 2020’s solid Side by Side. For those unaware of the band, this is an album that would serve as an excellent entry point to the quartet who … Continue reading Album Review: Absolva – Fire In The Sky

Absolva announce new album with video out now

Absolva get serious with their forthcoming album release Fire in the Sky due out on Rocksector Records on 18th February 2022. Songs such as "Addiction" deals with alcohol and drug problems, whilst "Historic Year" is about the all too familiar effects of the global pandemic. The first music video, the title track, can be viewed … Continue reading Absolva announce new album with video out now

Gig Review: HRH Hammerfest XI – Day 2 (22 March 2019)

It's Friday morning and I’m raring to go, very much looking forward to the eclectic mix of metal, doom, sludge, and thrash on offer here today at Hammerfest XI. I head down early so I don't miss anything and spend some time looking round the wares at the merch stalls. Plenty of choice with almost … Continue reading Gig Review: HRH Hammerfest XI – Day 2 (22 March 2019)

Absolva / Tergazzi – Bannerman’s, Edinburgh (5th March 2015)

[avatar user="Gary" size="50" align="left" /]Here we are in one of Edinburgh's best wee venues to catch up with Absolva. After catching Chris & Luke Appleton previously with Fury UK (supporting Saxon) and last year as Blaze Baileys band I was looking forward to catching Absolva live. First up was local band Tergazzi who I have … Continue reading Absolva / Tergazzi – Bannerman’s, Edinburgh (5th March 2015)