Finnish Doom Rockers ABBOT To Release Debut Album On Halloween; New Track Revealed


The Finnish doom rock band ABBOT are set to release their debut album Between Our Past And Future Lives via Italian label Bloodrock Records on Halloween, that’s October 31, 2014.

Drummer Antti Kuusinen comments on the release “We are super-excited about the album“, and continues to say “It’s turned out really good, with the all-analogue production, great artwork and songs coming from each band member“.

Abbot 'Between Our Past And Future Lives' Artwork

ABBOT will also play select gigs around the release of the album this Halloween, the dates are as follows:

29/10/2014 – Depo Night Club, Riga (Latvia)
30/10/2014 – Underground Pub, Kaunas (Lithuania) 31.10. Metro Club, Vilnius (Lithuania)
01/11/2014 – Woodstock Rock Club, Tallinn (Estonia)

As Pete Green mentioned in his review of of their 2012 Into The Light EP “[Abbot] is an exercise in classic, broody old school heavy rock n’ roll” and continues to add that they sound like “Billy Gibbons jamming with Satan

ABBOT’s influences include Black Sabbath, Dinosaur Jr, Uriah Heep, ZZ Top, Pentagram plus other doom rock pioneers and for a taster of the album, you can now stream the opening track Child Of Light below: