Tag Archives: Obscura

Obscura share “Devoured Usurper” video

Posted by on September 22, 2021

  Obscura have unleashed a video for the brutal new single “Devoured Usurper.” The track is taken from the group’s upcoming album, A Valediction, out November 19th via Nuclear Blast Records.    The group’s mastermind Steffen Kummerer comments:  “Merciless, moldered and putrid alike – “Devoured Usurper” showcases a crude abrasive side to shake some bodies […]

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Obscura unveil new music video, “A Valediction”

Posted by on August 19, 2021

  Obscura have shared a video for “A Valediction,” the title track from their new album. The new Obscura record of the same name will be available on November 19th via Nuclear Blast. Founder, lead guitarist, and vocalist Steffen Kummerer shared his thoughts on the song: “The title track combines past and future to the […]

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Obscura debuts “Solaris”

Posted by on July 2, 2021

  Obscura’s sixth record, A Valediction (Relapse) is due to reach us November 19th. “Solaris” is the first glimpse of that record. If “Solaris” is any indication, A Valediction will be blistering. Formed in 2002, Germany’s Obscura, has risen to the top of the technical death metal food chain releasing five studio albums to date.   […]

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Obsidious (ex-Obscura) sign to Season of Mist & share new song “Iconic”

Posted by on May 18, 2021

    Extreme metal outfit Obsidious have signed with Season of Mist. Formed in April 2020 when guitarist Rafael Trujillo, bassist Linus Klausenitzer, and drummer Sebastian Lanser quit Obscura to move forward with their creative direction. The group will release their debut effort sometime in early 2022. To celebrate the signing, the band has shared […]

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Obscura are in the studio!

Posted by on December 29, 2020

    Obscura finished the writing process for their new album last month. Right before the new year, the group has teamed up with producer Fredrik Nordström (At The Gates, Opeth) at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden, for the recording sessions. The follow-up to 2018’s Diluvium will see the return of guitarist Christian Münzner and […]

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Obscura finish writing new album

Posted by on November 30, 2020

    Obscura have finished the songwriting process for their upcoming album! The group will be working with producer Fredrik Nordström for the follow-up to 2018’s Diluvium at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. The German tech metal giants are aiming for a 2021 release via Nuclear Blast.   Steffen Kummerer comments:  “As of now, songwriting […]

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Dark Tranquillity announce extensive Fall 2021 North American Tour with Obscura and Nailed To Obscurity

Posted by on September 23, 2020

  While concerts and tours remain uncertain and events set for early 2021 are being cancelled or postponed, Swedish melodic death metal masters Dark Tranquillity are being optimistic as they announced an extensive North American tour. The group will be celebrating their new album, Moment, which will be released on November 20th via Century Media […]

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Guitarist Christian Münzner rejoins Obscura

Posted by on May 28, 2020

  On Wednesday (27), it was announced that guitarist Christian Münzner would be rejoining Obscura.  “I’m very excited to be back in the band,” said Münzner in a statement:  “After my departure in 2014, I stayed very active on the scene in various formats, but I needed some time off from the busy touring schedule […]

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Obscura reveal new Drummer

Posted by on May 14, 2020

  German progressive metal band Obscura have a new drummer. It was announced Wednesday (5/13) that David Diepold will be joining the band as a permanent member.  Diepold has previously worked as a drum teacher and session musician with bands such as Benighted, Hate, Belphegor and Give Em Blood. He was featured on Cognizance’s 2019 […]

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Obscura rejoined by bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling

Posted by on April 29, 2020

  After a nine-year break, bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling (Quadvium, Salazh Trio, ex-Pestilence) has rejoined Obscura as a permanent member. The announcement follows the recent lineup change when guitarist Rafael Trujillo, bassist Linus Klausenitzer and drummer Sebastian Lanser quit the band. It’s only a matter of time until we hear who the new guitarist and […]

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