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Abeyant is a 3 piece hard rock act that formed in mid 2006 in Eyre Peninsula, hailing from the towns of Port Lincoln and Arno Bay.


After moving to Adelaide they recorded their first full length album in early 2007 entitled Mime to the Blind at Banjo Frog Studios, with the help of Gavin O'Loghlen. This recording covers aspects of rock, metal and acoustic music and was launched not only in Adelaide but also across the Eyre Peninsula with the help of local radio stations and newspapers to promote the events. Since the recording of Mime to the Blind Abeyant have gained a solid fan base in Adelaide playing at some popular venues such as; The Gov, HQ, Fowler’s Live, Flinders University Tavern, The Crown and Anchor, The Jetty Bar and Enigma Bar. Abeyant have also played at some great festivals, in 2007 they travelled to Whyalla to participate in “Krankfest” that also held a show in Adelaide showcasing some of Adelaide’s finest rock bands. Other festivals include; Scorcherfest, Carclew’s Off the Couch and Off the Tracks. In 2006 and 2008 Abeyant were asked to play at The “Off the Tracks” festivals with bands such as; The Hot Lies, Antiskeptic and Mammal. This festival proved to be a major step forward for the band and a massive opportunity to play with some professional bands. Other Adelaide bands Abeyant have played with include; Testeagles, Amber Calling, Poetikool Justice, Kiss Montana, Amundsens Flag, Enolas Secret, Impartial, Seconds to Fall, Fraud Millionaires, The Ocean Uprising.


  • Byron Mortimer - bass, vocals
  • David Mclachlan - guitars
  • Dylan Mortimer - drums, vocals