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The Absence

The Absence
Formed: 2001 in Tampa, FL
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Jamie Stewart, Peter Joseph, Patrick Pintavalle, Jeramie Kling, Nick Calaci
Biography: Proving that South Florida is still home to thrash metal at its most aggressive, the Absence are a Tampa-based band whose furious guitar work, monstrous vocals, and pummeling rhythms have won them the approval of discerning fans of extreme hard rock. The Absence were formed in 2001 by vocalist Jamie ...Read full biography
Riders of the Plague
Released: 2007
Label: Metal Blade
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Once upon a time, Florida was a hotbed for death metal bands. And judging from the emergence of a group like the Absence, this aforementioned extreme metal style is still going strong in the area. On their ...Read full review
From Your Grave
Released: 2005
Label: Metal Blade Records Inc.
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The Absence are the greatest Swedish melodic death metal band ever to emerge from Florida. Their emulation of the Gothenburg sound, as exemplified by At the Gates and dozens of other acts, is note-perfect. ...Read full review
More The Absence albums: Main Albums (4)