Absu is the fifth studio album by black metal band Absu. It was released on February 16, 2009 (Europe), and February 24, 2009 (USA), by Candlelight Records. It is the debut recording for new members Aethyris MacKay and Zawicizuz, with additional musical contributions from Vastator Terrarum (who left before completing the album) and original guitarist Shaftiel. Ezezu joined the band after the recording process was completed. This is the band's first new album since 2001's Tara. In October 2009, Candlelight Records announced the album would be re-released and repackaged on January 26, 2010, with a DVD of a live performance in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on June 19, 2009.
Nornagest (Enthroned) – backing vocals on "Night Fire Canonization" and "Amy"
Vorskaath (Zemial) – backing vocals, brake disc, gates, Greek bell and vibraslap on "Amy" and "A) Diversified Signs Inscribed" (part I of "...Of the Dead Who Never Rest in Their Tombs Are the Attendance of Familiar Spirits...")