Abigail Williams split up
2012-07-02 by DarkNoctus CONTRIBUTOR | 36 Comments
US black metallers Abigail Williams have decided to call it quits after their last US tour is over. Dates are available on their Facebook page.

After much consideration we have decided to make these upcoming Abigail Williams shows our last US tour. This was a very hard decision to make but feels absolutely necessary at this point. I've had the best times of my life with this band and learned so much about what I want to do with music as well as what I don't like about the industry etc and we honestly feel like its best to put the band to rest after making what we feel to be our
very best album. Im honestly just feeling satisfied with everything we have done as Abigail Williams and I feel ready to put it to rest. We want everyone to know this has nothing to do with differences inside the band as we are still very much a family and these are still the same people I want to make music with now and in the future.


http://www.facebook.com/abigailwilliamsofficial/posts/435921323106149
Tagged: Abigail Williams

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Ire
July 2nd 2012
41803 Comments


again?

Devastator
July 2nd 2012
2506 Comments


Oh no? Never listened or heard of them so idk how to feel.

Calc
July 2nd 2012
12251 Comments


yawnzors...

ConcubinaryCode
July 2nd 2012
2139 Comments


What a shame.

InFiction
July 3rd 2012
3686 Comments


Pretty sure I only listened to Gallow Hill once a few years ago. Is anything else of theirs worth checking out, or?

deepintheorchard
July 3rd 2012
644 Comments


I've seen this band like 6 times. They are pretty bad.

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
July 3rd 2012
18725 Comments


yeah i saw them once and they sucked ass

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KjSwantko
July 3rd 2012
9443 Comments


"this has nothing to do with differences inside the band as we are still very much a family and these are still the same people I want to make music with now and in the future."

um okay, then why even split up?

demon of surveillance
July 3rd 2012
837 Comments


I only listened to the first album once and thought it was pretty good. Apparently the last two sucked though.

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Quen
July 3rd 2012
1633 Comments


these dudes are pretty meh

BallsToTheWall
July 3rd 2012
44644 Comments


The Brett Favre of faux black metal.

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Ignimbrite
July 3rd 2012
5388 Comments


Their last album was a major step up so at least they went out on a (relatively) high note. Can't say I'm too shaken up over this, though.

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camaraderie
July 3rd 2012
988 Comments


I liked the last one a good amount. Can't say I'll really miss them all that much.

jackalope11
July 3rd 2012
330 Comments


I just love their band name

The Crucible kicks ass

MMX
July 3rd 2012
4831 Comments


yawn

Recspecs
July 3rd 2012
9829 Comments


Isn't balcaen in this band?

sspedding
July 3rd 2012
4773 Comments


The Legend EP was awesome. The rest wasn't my bag at all.

GarlicBreath
July 3rd 2012
149 Comments


What? I thought this band broke up years ago???

Wizard
July 3rd 2012
19522 Comments


Noctus got mad when he heard this hahaha. Jk you still rule buddy. I have a soft spot for In the Shadow of a Thousand Suns.

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Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
July 3rd 2012
8010 Comments


These guys were mediocre at every trend they tried to hop on

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WeepingBanana
July 3rd 2012
10187 Comments


did Abigail Williams split up with John Proctor perhaps?

ohhohohohohoho

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
July 3rd 2012
8899 Comments


Noctus got mad when he heard this hahaha.


pfft, i'm never mad :] i was pretty bummed since it was just as they were getting good but eh

Hospital
July 3rd 2012
2061 Comments


They're going to make a new band with the same members

same genre

fingers crossed!!

Adabelle
July 3rd 2012
4258 Comments


Isn't balcaen in this band?


:lol:

No but seriously that made me laugh

bigguytoo9
July 3rd 2012
259 Comments


ive only heard mixed things about this band, maybe ill check some out.

Shuyin
July 3rd 2012
11832 Comments


too bad, their first album was alright tbh.

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bloozclooz
July 3rd 2012
1770 Comments


This sucks. They were progressively getting better. Wonder if any of them are going to form bands on their own?

bloozclooz
July 3rd 2012
1770 Comments


We think that 2012 is the perfect year for new beginnings and we definitely plan to put music out later this year in the form of a new band(s)

Well i guess that solves that. Could be cool If i ever figure out what the new fucking band is going to be called.

TrstN01
July 3rd 2012
800 Comments


Too bad, I liked them.

LifeFeedsOnLife
July 3rd 2012
107 Comments


Their last two albums were pretty meh... the first three were decent.

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Makemebad35
July 3rd 2012
757 Comments


They had some pretty good stuff. Guess well see where some of these guys go.

discovolante
July 3rd 2012
671 Comments


Bummer. They have some pretty good stuff.

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Mabbitt
July 3rd 2012
1369 Comments


Woah, it seems like more people are saying they like their older stuff than newer stuff. The older stuff comes off like a bunch of br00tal kids trying to play symphonic black metal. the newer stuff seems more like WITTR or Agalloch...i'm surprised people don't like the newer stuff more

Kinda sucks, then again, i've only ever heard like 1 song from each album by these guys, so...

zaruyache
July 3rd 2012
6894 Comments


Pretty much everyone outside this thread liked their latest album the best.

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Seanny
July 4th 2012
76 Comments


They had albums after In the Shadow of A Thousand Suns?



oh well

Kbusch123
July 5th 2012
104 Comments


Yay, maybe this'll give Ashley more time to work on another Orbs album



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