ex-Absu guitarist Melissa Moore speaks out over being fired for being trans after band reforms as Apsu
”Proscriptor aka Russ Givens and Ezezu aka Paul Williamson are transphobes who threw me out of Absu like a piece of trash because I’m trans,” former Absu guitarist Melissa Moore writes.
”Most of you know me from my time as Vis Crom of Absu, even though I probably didn’t look like a Melissa then. I am a transgender woman,” she wrote on Facebook today. She later said ”fucked up transphobia from my bandmates” led to the end of Absu.
Absu, Slagmaur, Aluk Todolo, Blood Incantation, Obliteration, Insect Ark, Young and in the Way, Lycus, Spectral Voice and more are playing.
German black metal outfit The Ruins of Beverast are playing some rare US shows soon. The solo project of former Nagelfar member Alexander von Meilenwald conjures a legitimately terrifying atmosphere that should be something to behold in the rare chance to catch it in a live setting…