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Luke Appleton – How Does It Feel To Be Alive?

Somehow between fulfilling his duties with Absolva and Iced Earth, Luke Appleton has written and recorded a four track EP titled How Does It Feel To Be Alive?, due for release via Rocksector Records on March 3rd 2018. Produced by his brother Chris Appleton at their studio in Manchester it …

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Rockwich Festival – Lostock Club,Northwich, 28/08/2016

Another year and another fantastic Rockwich Festival. For a measly £15 we got fifteen bands kicking out the jams from midday till midnight. As AC/DC once sang, “Aye aye oh, shake your foundations” which is what opening band Red Spektor certainly did. The Stoke based power trio hit their time …

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Absolva – Never A Good Day To Die

 ‘Never A Good Day To Die’ is the third studio album from British Heavy Metal band, Absolva. Encompassing a clear-cut combination of Thrash meets Power Metal, the new album shows a progression from their previous releases, most likely as a result of the experience each band member has drawn from …

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Absolva release new music video

British metallers Absolva have released a second music video from their forthcoming album ‘Never A Good Day To Die’. The song this time is the title track from the album, which is set for release via Rocksector Records on 12th October 2015. The album is co-written by brothers Chris Appleton …

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Chris Appleton – ‘Restless’

Chris Appleton Restless Cover Web

Chris Appleton is perhaps best known to PM readers as the lead vocalist with his band Absolva, as well as the lead guitarist with former Wolfsbane/Iron Maiden frontman Blaze Bayley’s touring band.  To others, he might just be familiar as the brother of Iced Earth’s Luke Appleton.  He’s also part …

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Chris Appleton, Absolva – Interview July 2014

.@louelladeville_ @planetmosh interview with Absolva frontman .@ChrisAppleton88 I didn’t get chance to do a live interview with Chris Appleton at the Absolva gig on 31st May 2014 so Chris kindly took the time to answer our questions by e-mail. Find out what Absolva have got in store, the pranks they …

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Absolva – Anthems to the Dead

@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of Anthems to the Dead by Absolva released via .@Rocksector Absolva, British metal three piece released their third album Anthems To The Dead via Rocksector Records on the 5th May 2014. Although this is their third album it’s their second studio album. Debut studio album Flames of …

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Absolva – Sound Control, Manchester, 31st May 2014

.@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of Absolva .@soundcontrolmcr .@babylonfireuk .@asylumcityzoo .@ChrisAppleton88 .@AbsolvaDanBate .@Rocksector What better way to end a fifteen date UK tour than by coming home! Local lads Chris Appleton and Martin McNee along with bandmate Dan Bate from Absolva did just that at Sound Control Manchester. With new album Anthems To …

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Absolva announce headline European Tour Dates for September-October 2014

Absolva announce headline European Tour Dates for September-October 2014 British metal trio Absolva have announced their headline European tour dates for September-October 2014. Absolva have just undertaken a tour in the UK which was the first leg of their “Anthems To The Dead” tour, promoting their 3rd album release (2nd …

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Absolva – Beyond Live [DVD, CD]

Absolva have unleashed a “Fan Pack” containing a live cd and dvd, ( though these can be ordered separately ) recorded at the band’s sell-out headline show at Wizzfest, Belgium earlier this year. On the strength of this dvd alone, this british metal trio comprising of Chris Appleton – lead vocals & lead guitar, …

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