Since reuniting in 2009, the two-decades-old Texan trio Absu—they who once claimed to play “mythological occult metal” but lately seem to wield an even blend of thrash and black—have garnered the allegiance of leather-clad headbangers who don’t seem to mind watching a drummer constantly speak and sing in gargled-glass vocal tones. To prove this, the group, whose last album came out in 2011, has booked two nights at Saint Vitus with support coming from two New York bands who released albums around Absu’s reunion, black metallers Krallice and post-metal extremists Tombs.

Wed., April 10, 8 p.m., 2013