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ABRAHAM - BEARDED BRUISERS SET LOOSE THUNDEROUS DEBUT RECORD!

Swiss noise chiefs release their furious debut album ‘An Eye On The Universe’ on 28th Feb 2011 through Pelagic Records / PHD (Home to The Ocean) and prepare for domination …… Abraham create a barren aural landscape where grand rock-faces of guitars loom largely over brief moments of calm sublimity and haunting beauty.

Ultimately though, abrasiveness is the word here: Abraham will wash over you like a sudden cloudburst in the desert, exposing you like jagged rock to all the elements. Whoever loves Cult of Luna’s ‘The Beyond’ - Raise the torches, this is for you!

These bristly bruisers all grew up together; Mat (Guitar) and Val (Bass) are brothers, and Jacques (Guitar), Renzo (Voice box) and Dave (Drums) all previously played together in various bands since 1997. Originally hailing from Lausanne, Switzerland, Abraham were formed by Kruger guitarist Jacques Vierdaz in 2007 under the guise “Le Baron Vampire”. The bearded crew later changed their name to the very apt “Abraham” and began to spread their assault throughout Switzerland and to parts of France and Germany, nailing down a cluster of devastating shows with the likes of Celane, Knue, Kruger, Mumakil and many others, along the way.

Drawing from a span of musical influences from old guard luminaries such as Neurosis and Breach, to modern classics as Cult of Luna and Poison the Well, right through to more leftfield artists such as Nick Cave, Xasthur, and even Mike Oldfield, the band have harnessed their influences, etching their own stamp, and have created a killer debut record in the shape of ‘An Eye On The Universe’, which is unleashed through Pelagic Records / PHD this Spring.

--ABRAHAM RELEASE ‘AN EYE ON THE UNIVERSE’ ON 28th FEBRUARY 2011 THROUGH ALL GOOD OUTLETS--