June of 1995, ABAZAGORATH was formed with the intention of creating original Black Metal with a dark and haunting atmosphere. The band's first recording was released as the "Channelling the Ethereal Moons" 3 song mini-cd in January 1996. This release presented the raw, harsh sound of early ABAZAGORATH. Overall, "Channelling..." received a positive response from the underground. During the Summer of 1996, ABAZAGORATH signed a recording contract with Elegy Records. The resulting debut full length CD "Tenebrarum Cadent Exsurgemus" was unleashed in March 1997. The disc features 13 tracks that range stylistically from intense fast Black Metal to atmospheric and grim soundscapes.This CD is available from Elegy for $13.00 (US) / $15.00 (World), and can also be ordered from various other distros worldwide. The response to "Tenebrarum..." has been overwhelmingly positive."Die-hard" Black Metallers have hailed ABAZAGORATH as one of the best Black Metal acts hailing from the United States.In
ABAZAGORATH has performed many live gigs. The crowd response has been extremely positive towards ABAZAGORATH's live performances. Some of the more well known bands ABAZAGORATH has appeared with include: MARDUK, ENSLAVED, DETERIOROT,ELECTRIC WIZARD,MACABRE, LUCIFER'S HAMMER,DIM MAK,CADAVER INC., ENTHRONED, IMPALED NAZARENE, ANCIENT, PROFANATICA, INCANTATION, MORTICIAN, GOD FORBID,FOG, GOREAPHOBIA, CRYPTOPSY, GORGUTS, DEICIDE, USURPER, DIABOLIC, COFFIN TEXTS, VITAL REMAINS, SUFFOCATION, BLACK WITCHERY, BLOOD STORM, GRAND BELIAL'S KEY, SUMMON, HEMLOCK, PERVERSERAPH, EVOKEN, DISCIPLES OF MOCKERY, KRIEG, THE DYING LIGHT and KULT OV AZAZEL etc..Expect more nocturnal blasphemies in the future.