The Abyss is an alternative rock band based out of Houston, Texas that was founded in 2007 by Sean Ozz and Ronnie Kopal.
The Cure, Jane’s Addiction, Radiohead, Joy Division, Muse, PiL and The Smashing Pumpkins are considered to be the underlying influences of The Abyss’ musical style. Being influenced by the darker side of rock music, The Abyss diverts from the path of normalcy in the creation of their music, while forming a sound and style that is unique, and to the left of the mainstream. Heavily influenced by visual art, the sound of The Abyss has been described to capture the dark emotional underpinnings from life in a way that transforms those emotions into something that can be felt through sound.
The band has appeared in performances with PiL (Public Image Limited), ORGY, Boys Don’t Cry, The Razorblade Dolls, and The Scars Heal in Time. They have appeared at multiple performances for the Houston Zombie Walk and The Houston Press Music Awards.
The Abyss was a nominated for Best Modern Rock Band at the 2013 Houston Press Music Awards, for Best Modern Rock Band at the 2012 Houston Press Music Awards, and for Best Modern Rock Band at the 2011 Houston Press Music Awards.
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