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Finnish progressive doom metal band The Abbey release new visualizer video for »Old Ones« and announce EU tour dates with Sólstafir!

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Finnish progressive doom metal band The Abbey feat. vocalist Natalie Koskinen (Shape Of Despair) has released an enigmatic visualizer video for the closing track »Old Ones« from their debut album, »Word Of Sin«, out on February 17th, 2023 via Season Of Mist.

Says the band: “Dear followers, our European tour supporting Sólstafir starts this Sunday 19.11 from Hamburg!

To celebrate our first European tour, we’re releasing a visualizer for »Old Ones«, the epic closer off our debut album »Word Of Sin«. Enjoy the video, get your tickets and see you at the gigs!”

Courtesy of Season Of Mist:

Earlier this year, the progressive doom metal ensemble The Abbey marked their presence in the musical realm with the release of their debut album »Word Of Sin« on Season Of Mist.

The Abbey now unveils a visually enthralling and intricately bound video from the album’s climactic closing track, »Old Ones«. This 12-minute atmospheric epic takes the listener on a mesmerizing journey through a sonic landscape filled with unexpected twists and turns, reflecting on the band’s penchant for crafting immersive musical narratives.

Directed by the creative prowess of Jesse Heikkinen and brought to life through the innovative use of, the video for »Old Ones« serves as a compelling visual companion to the band’s musical odyssey. It adds a layer of depth and complexity, further enchanting the experience of this expansive album closer.

The Abbey is set to embark on an exhilarating journey alongside Sólstafir on their ongoing tour across the European hinterlands. The collaboration unfolds through nine exclusive shows, providing a unique opportunity for audiences to witness the majesty of »Word Of Sin« brought to life on stage.

Catch The Abbey during the following shows:
19.11.23 – Hamburg (DE) – Uebel & Gefährlich
21.11.23 – Aarhus (DK) – Train
22.11.23 – Stavanger (NO) – Folken
23.11.23 – Bergen (NO) – Hulen
24.11.23 – Oslo (NO) – John Dee
25.11.23 – Gothenburg (SE) – Brewhouse
26.11.23 – Stockholm (SE) – Debaser Strand
28.11.23 – Jyväskylä (FI) – Lutakko
29.11.23 – Tampere (FI) – Tavara-Asema
30.11.23 – Helsinki (FI) – Tavastia
01.12.23 – Riga (LV) – Melna Piektdiena
02.12.23 – Vilnius (LT) – Loftas

Buy »Word Of Sin« at:

Recorded at Kratio Studios / Studio Beyond North Star.
Produced by The Abbey & Kyösti Rautio.
Recorded by Jesse Heikkinen & Kyösti Rautio.
Mixed at Kratio Studios by Kyösti Rautio except track 8 mixed by Jesse Heikkinen.
Mastered by Jaime Gomez Arellano at Orgone Studios.

Jesse Heikkinen – Guitar, Keyboards, Percussions, Vocals
Natalie Koskinen – Vocals
Janne Markus – Guitar
Henri Arvola – Bass
Vesa Ranta – Drums

For fans of Ghost, Blue Öyster Cult, King Crimson, Pentagram, The Obsessed.

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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