UK metal three piece Absolva, who are label mates at Rocksector Records of Rocksins’ good friends in Triaxis, have some very exciting news to kick off 2014 with. Absolva are very pleased to confirm details of the release of their second full length album, entitled “Anthems To The Dead”. The album, which will be released through Rocksector, will be landing on shelves and Mp3 collections on the 5th of May 2014.
Absolva are beginning the build up to the launch of Anthems Of The Dead nice and early, as they’ve just announced the first single from the album, along with a music video to go with it. The song, entitled “Never Back Down”, sees guest appearances from the band’s old friend Luke Appleton (now of Iced Earth) as well as Saxon legend Doug Scarratt. Both Luke and Doug are also appearing on other tracks on Anthems To The Dead. Check out the video for Never Back Down below:
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Having already appeared at Bloodstock and Hammerfest as well as several European festivals, on top of serving as main support for Michael Schenker’s Temple Of Rock across parts of Europe, Absolva have had a lively existence in their short life as a band which began only in May 2012 and that is set to continue throughout the first half of 2014.
To coincide with the launch of Anthems To The Dead, Absolva have scheduled an extensive UK tour for the month of May with sixteen shows planned. More dates across Europe are also planned but yet to be fully confirmed. The full list of UK shows follows below:
Absolva UK Tour Dates May 2014
1st – London, The Garage
2nd – Birmingham, Asylum 2
3rd – Burnley, Sanctuary
4th – Kendal, Bootleggers
9th – Newcastle, Trillians
10th – Carlisle, Brickyard
11th – Wakefield, Snooty Fox
16th – Great Yarmouth, The Oakwood
17th – Brighton, Green Door Store
18th – Swindon, Victoria
23rd – Grimsby – Yardbirds
24th – Selby, Riverside
29th – Southampton – Joiners
30th – Ebbw Vale, Odin’s
31st: Manchester – Sound Control
Tickets are available now from Seetickets and various of the other usual on-line outlets. Further news will be forthcoming from Absolva in the run up to the tour and the album launch and we’ll bring it to you when there is anything further. In the meantime please follow Absolva on Twitter at https://en-gb.facebook.com/absolva.