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Absolace marks the coming together of individuals hailing from very diverse musical backgrounds, and is the brainchild of drummer Greg Cargopoulos. This band amazed the crowds with their flaming tunes when they performed as the opening act for Anathema in 2010.


September 18th, 2010

Forum de Beyrouth

opening act for Anathema

Formed in 2008, UAE-based Absolace have earned a huge following across the Middle East with their mixture of progressive rock and metal. In 2010, the band recorded and released their debut album Resolve[d] to critical acclaim. The record, which showcased Absolace’s unique rhythmically oriented sound and mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Katatonia, Paradise Lost, et al) was unveiled at launch gigs in both Dubai and Lebanon, and went on to generate impressive album sales both regionally and internationally.

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