Tag Archives: Obscura

Obscura, Oceans Of Slumber, Evergrey, etc. added to 2023 70000tons Of Metal Round 11

Posted by on November 14, 2022

  With seventy-seven days to go, booking codes have yet to be sent for round 11 of 70000tons of Metal. The voyage is scheduled from January 30th, 2023, to February 3rd to make its way to Bimini, Bahamas, and back on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of The Seas. However, band announcements are going strong; over the […]

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Obscura cancel Quebec and Montreal shows, add NY and NH

Posted by on February 3, 2022

    Obscura have cancelled their dates in Quebec of their North American tour. The band has also cancelled the Oklahoma City, OK show with hopes of finding a replacement venue. And the Louisville, KY show has been moved from the Diamond Concert Hall to Zanzabar. New shows in Syracuse, NY and Manchester, NH have […]

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Abysmal Dawn back out of North American Tour w/ Obscura, Vale Of Pnath & Interloper

Posted by on January 19, 2022

Abysmal Dawn have dropped from Obscura‘s pending North American tour with Vale Of Pnath and Interloper. Obscura had this to say on the matter: “Abysmal Dawn are forced to pull out of our tour due to private reasons we honor and respect. We will travel with a three band package instead and cannot wait to […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 23 albums of 2021

Posted by on December 29, 2021

  2021 has been another challenging year, but we saw a return of live music. Artists have once again found more creative ways to virtually bring live music, such as Epica’s unique cinematic event with Omega Alive. Many have unveiled powerful new tunes via LP and EP releases. As difficult as it was to select […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/15: The 2021 Finale

Posted by on December 17, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The last chart of 2021! It’s crazy how quickly this year flew by. Since taking over Metal By Numbers in July, it’s been a fun and consuming experience. Hopefully, 2022 will bring higher charting numbers […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/08: Deep Purple Doom Crew

Posted by on December 16, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Another chart, another week late! A lot of familiar faces return on this chart week. I’m not sure about our fellow readers, but the new Black Label Society album came as a pleasant surprise. Another […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/01: What week is it?!

Posted by on December 8, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are some charts! My apologies for the delay. An underwhelming week for some stellar debuts. The releases that particularly caught my ear were Obscura, The Lurking Fear, and Big Wreck. The riff in “Bombs […]

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New & Noteworthy: November 19th, 2021 – Persona New Musica

Posted by on November 19, 2021

  New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week feature new music from Swallow the Sun, Exodus, and more! For last week’s releases you can read the previous New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal by Numbers. Be […]

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Obscura announce North American 2022 tour w/ Abysmal Dawn, Veil of Pnath, and Interloper

Posted by on November 17, 2021

  Obscura have announced their return to North America for an extensive 44-day trek. A Valediction North American 2022 Tour is scheduled to kick off on February 3rd in San Diego, CA, and will run through March 23rd in Fresno, CA. Joining the trek will be Abysmal Dawn for direct support along with Veil of […]

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Obscura’s Steffen discusses the reincarnation of the band with new album ‘A Valediction’

Posted by on November 8, 2021

    Obscura are ready for the next chapter as their new album, A Valediction, will be released on November 19th via Nuclear Blast (pre-order here). We caught up with the group’s mastermind Steffen Kummerer to discuss their latest effort and the overall changes the German progressive death metal outfit has encountered between 2018’s Diluvium […]

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