Early Years and Kali Yuga Bizarre • 1993-1999  

Aborym were originally formed in Taranto, in 1992, by Fabban, then bassist in Funeral Oration and keyboardist for Memory Lab.
The band started out as a covers band, playing the likes of Sepultura, Rotting Christ and Sodom, amongst others. Along with Alex Noia (guitars) and Mental Siege (drums), Fabban recorded the first Aborym demo, the five-track Worshipping Damned Souls, in 1993. The band split-up shortly afterwards, with Fabban pursuing his other project, Funeral Oration. Fabban, however, reformed the band in 1997, in Rome, with a new line-up containing Yorga SM on vocals and Davide Totaro Sethlans on guitars, who recorded Aborym's second demo (Antichristian Nuclear Sabbath) that same year.
In 1999, the band struck a deal with the Italian Scarlet Records to release their first full-length album, Kali Yuga Bizarre. The album featured guest vocals from Attila Csihar, well known in the Black Metal scene for his work with Mayhem, Tormentor and Plasma Pool, who was to join the band full-time following the departure of Yorga SM. Around the same time, the band added a second guitarist, Nysrok Infernalien Sathanas, of the band Satanikk Terrorists. The album was well-received, with the caveat that was to become their trademark: one has to be open-minded when listening to it. Metallion, of Slayer Magazine, commented about the album:"Well, most of the Black Metal releases today don't rise anyone's attention, still there is a never-ending quest to find interesting bands. And this time we have come up with a winner. Aborym from Italy.This is what Black Metal should be all about. Ugliness, rawness, destruction, scary..."

  Fire Walk With Us • 1999-2002  

In 2001, Aborym released their second album, Fire Walk with Us!, with Csihar fulfilling vocal duties and the band including a cover of Norwegian group Burzum's Det Som En Gang Var. The album was extremely well received. Terrorizer awarded it album of the month with a maximum score of 10/10, commenting:"Most black-heads will hate it, others will be curiously offended by it, and a fearless few will call it their own and use it as their very lifeblood. You can almost see the majority snicker at Aborym's psychedelic time-travel-meets-corpse-paint image, but these visuals serve to underline specifically where band and record belong: the outer reaches of the cosmos." The album also made Terrorizer's Albums of the Year for 2001, at position 39. Eduardo Rivadavia of AllMusic highlighted the potentially divisive nature of the record, stating: "Is it any good? Well, it really comes down to how the listener positions himself along the digital divide. Those who prefer their Metal stripped down and straightforward will likely find Aborym too Industrial and chaotic. Yet for fans of truly unique new directions in Metal, Fire Walk With Us is a full-course meal." Again, Metallion, of Slayer Magazine, said:"Aborym brought a new level of unexpected disturbance to Black Metal."

  With No Human Intervention • 2003-2005  

2003 saw Aborym release With No Human Intervention through Code666 in Europe and Mercenary Musik/WEA/Arista in the United States. The album continued to expand on the band's experimentation with Electronica, with Aborym citing influences from Drum 'n' Bass, Jungle, Techno, Classical, EBM and Industrial. The album featured guest appearances from Bård Eithun, Roger Rasmussen Nattefrost, Matt Jarman (of Void), Mick Kenney and Richard Szabo (of Timewave Zero). The album, again, achieved Album of the Month in Terrorizer, with Stuart Banks remarking: "With No Human Intervention shows a band pulling out all the stops to push the extreme and avant-garde to new depths and, quite frankly, making it look easy. Aborym have made Black Metal more than just relevant, they have given the genre a visceral vividness. Their ability to master forces of primitive rawness, cosmic elementals, cold machinery and ritualistic pounding, blending them into decadent layers of speed, dark grooves of hate and reality warping sounds which comprise this album, dismembers sanity”. Opinion, again, was mixed, however, with Dave Ling, of Metal Hammer UK commenting: "Aborym have somehow found a way of effectively mutating Black Metal's original strain with blasts of industrial noise and electronic effects." Nathan Pearce also said: "Aborym has solidified their sound and reputation with the release of the OUTSTANDING 'With No Human Intervention'. With the success of the genre defining 'Fire Walk With Us', Aborym was being looked to as the answer to the somewhat stagnant Black Metal scene."
Following the album's release, Aborym played at the prestigious Inferno Festival in 2004, with Eithun guesting on drums for the track Alienation of a Blackened Heart.

  Generator • 2006-2009  

In 2006,Aborym signed with a bigger label in the form of Season of Mist to release their fourth record, Generator. The band underwent further line-up changes, with Csihar leaving after seven years to return to Mayhem, and Seth moving to Sweden to join the reformed Dissection, and later Watain. Csihar was replaced by Preben "Prime Evil" Mulvik, previously of Mysticum and Amok, and for the first time the band employed a human drummer in the form of Bård G. Eithun, ex-drummer with Emperor and then of Blood Tsunami. Chad Bowar of About.com praised the album's atmospheric elements and the vocals of Mulvik, noting also that Csihar returns to appear on one track (Man Bites Dog). Jeremy Garner of Metal Reviews commented: "I'll be fucked if any Black Metal band tops this effort for a while. Any fan of Black Metal regardless of subgenre preferences should take the opportunity to delve into this. Pure excellence". Nathan Pearce of Ultimatemetal.com comment that: "Aborym is now a band that should appeal to a wider audience without alienating their already solid fan base”.
In July 2007, Nysrok Infernalien Sathanas, Aborym's long-term guitarist, left the band, stating that his "approach to our way of working, living and thinking" was out of sync with the rest of the band. Mulvik also departed the band to concentrate on other priorities in his life.

  Psychogrotesque • 2010-2012  

In 2010, Aborym became a trio: Fabban, Bård G. Eithun and new guitarist Paolo Pieri (stage name Hell:IO:Kabbalus). Recording the fifth album commenced on February 20, at Fear No One Studios, under the supervision of sound engineer Emiliano Natali. The band announced that the album would consist of a single track, which they described as "a harsh sonic monolith of sickness and depravity". The album featured sound consulting by Marc Urselli Shrarer at Eastside Sound Studios, New York. As usual, the album was announced to be featuring a number of guest appearances, in this case Narchost (of Fabban's other band, Malfeitor), Karyn Crisis (Crisis), Davide Tiso (Ephel Duath), Marcello Balena, and Richard Szabo (of Timewave Zero), amongst others yet to be revealed. In August 2010, Aborym announced that the title of the fifth album was to be Psychgrotesque and was to be released on November 8 in Europe (November 23 in the USA). The band described the album as: "a realistic story about the horrific human aridity and its fragile impotence. A social metaphor, uncomfortable but very current, treated cynically by bassist/singer Fabban through a story set in a mental hospital, which suggests that he used his pen with an absolute commitment and the determination to keep off Aborym from the banality and both ideological/aptitudinal and musical clichés that saturate the Extreme Metal scene". Alex, from Archaic Magazine commented: "The very aptly named 'Psychogrotesque' once again manages to make most Black Metal acts sound like Lady Gaga: the suffocating levels of abject perversion are scarily palpable, drenched in truly malignant horror and overt twistedness”. Peter Loftus, from Norway's Eternal Terror, said: "There is so much to love here, and it speaks lots that such an intense and insane album can be crafted to have such a wide appeal. Definitely recommended”. Pier Marzano of Italy's Grindzone wrote:"Citare se stessi è un lusso che si concede ai soli maestri del genere; reinventarsi pur riferendosi palesemente al proprio passato, non ha prezzo. Imperdibili, anche questa volta".

  Dirty • 2012-2013  

On October 2012, Aborym entered Fear No One studios to record their sixth album, the follow-up to Psychogrotesque. The new album will be released in 2013 through Agonia Records. The band is also working on a special song in order to celebrate the anniversary of the first 20 years of its career - an assembly of riffs, ideas, lyrics, loops and grooves sent by fans.
Furthermore, a big fanwall poster is under construction with hundreds of photos from fans.
After many years since their last live appearances, Aborym are to officially announce their collaboration with The Flaming Arts booking agency. They will perform live again in 2013 and have signed an exclusive worldwide contract. Aborym’s live shows in 2013 will be performed with a digital drum-machine, as the band did in their previous shows, so the drummer, Bård G. Eithun "Faust", will not be part of the live line-up. Alongside vocalist Fabban and guitarist Paolo Pieri, Aborym will be on stage with the addition of a second guest guitarist and a guest bass player.
Details of Dirty, their 6th full-length album, have been announced. The 10-track double album, which will be available in digipack, jewel case and gatefold double LP formats, is set for release on Agonia Records on the 28th May in Europe and the 11th June in the USA/North America. Dirty was recorded at Fear No One Studios, in Italy, with Emiliano Natali, reprising his role as sound engineer from the band's Psychogrotesque album, and it is helmed by Marc Urselli, of New York’s Eastside Sound Studio, who has worked with the likes of Mike Patton, John Zorn and Lou Reed. The electronic part of the album is engineered by D. Loop (Kebabtraume and Limbo). R.G. Narchost (Stormcrow, Demon's Shade and Drowning Ashes) created The Spiral Shaped Chamber custom sounds' library for the band. The artwork has been crafted by Aborym's Fabban.
Dirty's first CD features new material, whilst the second comes with two tracks from previous albums, which have been completely re-arranged and re-recorded, as well as with covers from tracks by Iron Maiden, Pink Floyd and Nine Inch Nails, plus a previously unreleased track performed by several musicians such as Agonia BV, Tamara Picardo, Samuel Heru Ra Ha MK, Hostis, Ulven, Mike Bizzini, David Cholasta, Tobias Dünnebacke, Jonathan Butcher, Jessy Lavallee, Thomas Hochstetler, Mary J. Rooks, Amanda Neilson, Mark Llewellyn and several fans. The song was written by Alberto Penzin (CO2 and ex-Schizo) and was spliced together from all the different sources.
  SHIFTING.negative • 2013-2016  

In 2014, Fabban again worked with Marc Urselli on a remix of the Dirty album title Dirty Remix, released via Stridulation Records (Fabban and Urselli's record label), featuring 7 remixes by Mortiis, Throne of Molok, Kingdom, XP8, Red Sector A, Emiliano Natali/Angelo Vernati and RG Narchost, and it contains a previously unreleased track entitled A.T.W.A. | All the Way Alive and a new version of Does Not Compute (Captain Morgan Version) from the critically-acclaimed album With No Human Intervention. A few months before that release, Fabban remixed a song by XP8, Camden Town (Drunk People in a Limo Remix).
Later that year, Live in Groningen has been released by the french label Dead Seed Production. It’s the first official live album from Aborym. The seven-track album includes a rare recording captured on May the 21st 2004 in Groningen (The Netherlands), during the band's European tour, and 2 unreleased industrial songs, featuring the With No Human Intervention album's line-up. Live in Groningen has been remastered by Fabban and Emiliano Natali at Fear No One studios, the same studio in which the band recorded Psychogrotesque (Season of Mist Records) and the double album Dirty (Agonia Records).
In 2016, Fabban appeared as a special guest on The Reptilian Session and on the Technomancy album by Victor Love with a remix of the song called The New System, released by Metropolis Records. He also teamed up with the producer Lucian Lamanna (Subsound studios) and they played for the very first time a 40 minutes' live set with modular synths, [D]ronin and Folktek instruments at Solchi Sperimentali Fest in Rome, organised by the Italian writer-journalist Antonello Cresti.
By September 2016, a new Aborym album titled SHIFTING.negative will be completed. It has been written by Fabban in 3 years, and it was conceived by making songwriting and arranging, pre-production, production and sound design the same thing. Early ideas for SHIFTING.negative were conceived after Fabban teamed up with guitarist Dan V. After the recently departed guitarist Paolo Pieri, Fabban employed Dan V along with the long time band's associate RG Narchost, the ex-Ephel Duath mastermind guitarist Davide Tiso and the synth-player keyboardist Stefano Angiulli to achieve various industrial rock, metal elements. SHIFTING.negative features a wide range of textures and moods to illustrate the mental and technical progress of the Aborym project and its never-ending industrial uprising. Among the high-profile cameos announced for the band’s seventh official record, alongside Ministry and Revolting Cocks's Sin Quirin, The Electric Hellfire Club's Ricktor and Dope Stars Inc.'s Victor Love, there’s Mr Cain Cressall from the crushing Australian outfit The Amenta, bringing his unique style of vocal to a few tracks.



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