Ahab is a German funeral doom metal band formed in 2004 in Essen, Germany. The band’s name is inspired by the character Captain Ahab from the novel “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville.
The band’s music is characterized by its slow and heavy sound, incorporating elements of funeral doom and drone metal. Ahab’s lyrics often revolve around themes of oceanic mythology, with references to the sea, whales, and sailors.
Ahab has released several acclaimed albums, including “The Call of the Wretched Sea” (2006), “The Divinity of Oceans” (2009), and “The Boats of the Glen Carrig” (2015). The band has been praised for its unique sound and atmospheric approach to metal, and has gained a dedicated following within the doom metal community.