Absolva + Driven + Motherload + Casino13
Absolva was born in May 2012, in the wake of Fury UK bassist Luke Appleton joining US powerhouse Iced Earth, and from inception the new band earned a reputation as an inspiring live act. Following a debut show at SOS Festival in hometown Manchester, the band played 3 shows as special guests with Iced Earth followed by a memorable performance at Bloodstock Open Air. A debut album “Flames Of Justice” was released in November 2012 and promoted with a 16 date European Tour including a special show at London Underworld. A further 33 date European Tour was completed February-June 2013 which included 8 shows as special guests on the Michael Schenker Temple of Rock and Lovedrive Reunion Tour. So far, with 53 shows under their belt in the 10 months from July 2012 and a debut album which has earned undoubted critical acclaim, Absolva has made an immediate mark on the British and European metal scene.