sapient 0

@sapient 

Amsterdam NL   Jan 2008

www.facebook.com/abomnium  

Artist Bio

Influences:   Metal, in all of its glorious forms, the more extreme the better. Also bluegrass, not that you'd be able to tell.

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1987: I bought my first guitar and the Cherry Lane tab book for Metallica's Master of Puppets. That's how I taught myself how to play...

2006: I got into the home recording game and wrote an EP based on The Endless from The Sandman comics. Lord help us all, but I actually gave Neil Gaiman a copy at a con later that year. He was very polite about it. Bless him. For it was truly awful.

2008: I found FAWM. Hurrah! 😃

2011: Put out a first metal album under the name Abomnium. It had a spoken word bit from @dasbinky and @devin, and lyrics from @debs and @negasi.
Stylistically it's all over the place, but I still love it.

2013: The second Abomnium album, Coffinships, came out on UKEM Records.

2014: I went to Skyhammer Studio in the wilds of north-west England to record the 3rd Abomnium album, Solace for the Condemned, under the watchful gaze of the masterful producer of extreme metal, Chris Fielding

2017: Back to Skyhammer for the last (for now) Abomnium record, A Hollow Path. Finally I knew what Abomnium's music sounded like. Unfortunately it went out at a time when the label was really struggling, so got pretty much zero promo and so tanked. Oh well. I think it's aces 😉

2018: @gordon and I teamed up under the name Bridge11 and released A Blue Dot - 76 minutes of whacked-out space rock. I learned sooooo much about mixing and mastering doing something not-metal where every note counts!

2021: I've just got meself a 12-string Gretsch electric. Because 12 strings have to be more metal than just 6 strings, right?

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  • @roy 22 hours

    Good to see you back, sir!

  • @tcelliott  1 day

    I, too, am looking forward to 12-string goodness this Fawm. Here's to another great year.

  • @ericdistad  1 day

    Great to see you back for the fun again! I can wait to hear more awesomeness from you! 😀 Have a great FAWM!

    Also... That 12 string looks so so tasty! (I'm not jealous... really I'm not... ok, I confess. )

  • @gordon  2 days

    Greetings from the street! Not long now and just waiting for my rock hands to arrive! Looking forward to Fawm under lockdown this year. Really wanna hear that Gretsch!

  • @cts 2 days

    The dude abides...what's happenin', dude? Good to see you back in the place.

  • @terroratspacecamp  4 days

    You have got an amazing set of pedals there. So many Earthquaker Devices and a Ring Thing!

  • @terroratspacecamp  4 days

    To answer your question, I plan to use every one of these at least once!

  • @metalfoot  5 days

    Howdy! Here's to a 12-string metal FAWM!

  • @srcoops 5 days

    Perhaps the unlikely duo will create something this year. Looking forward to it. Still kicking at 84.

  • @dragondreams  6 days

    Aha! The Lord of Loud has arrived. Let's do this! 😀

  • @judypie  6 days

    Eeeeeeee 😍

  • @judypie  6 days

    Hey! I’ve just been tickling her tummy feathers as she has unfurled for my attention 😁

  • @sw1n3flu  1 week

    Hey dude, I got the standard ones plus Nashville. Cos who am I kidding, not exactly gonna be recording death metal (hmm.... maybe not?). Thanks for the offer of help - will see how I get on and let ya know!

  • @dasbinky  1 week

    So, this is the year, right? Our soft jazz odyssey? I am PUMPED. There's gonna be a lot, and I cannot stress this enough... A LOT of flute.

  • @sw1n3flu  1 week

    YO YO YO! Finally got myself EZDrummer... let's see if I can figure it out in time! Happy FAWMING 😀))

  • @candle  2 weeks

    Can we expect some more surprises from you this year, sir? I always look forward to your experimental songs.

    See You In The Shadows…