LIVE: Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch

Heavy metal ambassadors Abbath, High on Fire and Skeletonwitch owned Observatory North Park on March 26 when the Decibel Tour came through town.

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Black metal titans Abbath headlined Observatory North Park when the Decibel Tour (with High on Fire, Skeletonwitch and Tribulation) came through on March 26.
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Heavy metal rockers High on Fire pounded through their set.
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Brothers in metaldom Skeletonwitch raged as well.
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A new band on the scene, Abbath formed in 2015 in Bergen, Norway.
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The band is named after its frontman -- Abbath Doom Occulta, whose real name is Olve Eikemo -- after he left Immortal, another black metal band he'd founded in Norway, earlier that year.
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The band made their self-titled debut on January 22, 2016.
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Already having endured some changes in the lineup, Abbath currently consists of Occulta (vocals, guitar) and King ov Hell (bass) with live members Gabe Seeber (drums) and Ole André Farstad (lead guitar).
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High on Fire formed in Oakland, California, in 1998.
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In that time, they've released seven studio records.
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The most recent of which, 2015's "Luminiferous," reached no. 2 on the hard rock albums chart.
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Skeletonwitch formed in Athens, Ohio, in 2003.
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Their music has appeared on "Adult Swim."
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It was also included on an "Adult Swim" music compilation called "Metal Swim."
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