Upcoming Shows

December 2, 2023 Glasgow Drygate Brewery Drygate Brewery Buy ticket - £60.00

Past Shows

September 1, 2023 Veruno, Ita Campo Sportivo di Revislate Campo Sportivo di Revislate
July 14, 2023 Loreley, Ger Loreley Amphitheater St Goarshausen Loreley Amphitheater St Goarshausen
July 7, 2023 Abingdon, Eng Northcourt Northcourt
April 4, 2023 Glasgow, Lanarkshire ( Sco ) Slay Slay
April 1, 2023 Chepstow, Eng The Drill Hall The Drill Hall
November 26, 2022 Glasgow, Lanarkshire CCA, Glasgow CCA, Glasgow
October 26, 2019 Edinburgh, Scot The Voodoo Rooms The Voodoo Rooms
The Life of The Honey Bee, And Other Moments of Clarity” is the eagerly and long-awaited new album from Scottish prog maestros Abel Ganz.  A concept album comprising of six thematically linked pieces exploring our relationship with memory and loss. The liminal space between a fading ‘what was’ and an anticipated ‘what is to come’.
The album recalls the hazy technicolour of long remembered summers and the sepia of a love forgotten. A place where we blur the boundaries of returning and renewal.  The lyrics chart the course through recollection to premonition. These words are both deeply personal and universal, hope for what is next and a lament for what we have lost.
The new album has taken six years to realise and follows on from the self-titled 2014 opus Abel Ganz which was both critically acclaimed [topping several ‘best of’ lists for that year], and universally acknowledged as the band’s best, most mature album to date.
The influences on the new album continue in a similar vein – further developing their eclectic mix of folk, rock, metal and Celtic styles. The album’s trajectory shifts between crunching guitars, subtle acoustic instruments, strings, soaring Hammond and emotive grand piano all connected by lyrical storytelling and timeless vocals and harmonies.
Produced by Denis Smith, mixed by the legendary Simon Vinestock [Texas, Blur, Robert Plant, Simple Minds] and mastered by Jacob Holm-Lupo [White Willow / Opium Cartel] the album also includes a beautiful guest performance from multi-award-winning, former ‘Scots Singer of the Year’, and acclaimed solo artist Emily Smith.