Absolon is a powerful Symphonic/Goth Power Metal band hailing from Orlando, Florida. Combining old school European metal with todays contempoary Symphonic/Goth Power Metal, they have carved out a unique niche in the metal genre. Absolon has a very different and refreshing sound in the world of heavy metal. They will appeal to fans of bands like Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Queensryche, as well as, Kamelot, Pagan's Mind and Threshold.
Absolon's debut CD 'Darkness Rising:The Tale of Derek Blackheart' is nothing short of epic and has been taking the metal world by storm here and abroad ever since it's release.
In one of many fantastic reviews of Darkness Rising:The Tale of Derek Blackheart, the reviewer commented "Not since Queensryche Operation Mindcrime has their been such an epic album." Absolon will take the listener on a roller coaster ride of sound, images and emotions. This CD will satisfy the most hard core metal head.