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Obscura premiere ‘Diluvium’ music video

Posted by on May 8, 2018

Obscura’s latest effort Diluvium is scheduled to arrive on July 13th via Relapse Records. This album is supposed to complete the group’s four-album conceptual circle as the title Diluvium stands for a great oceanic flood. Today (8th), these German progressive death metal titans have premiered the title track and you can check it out below: […]

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Obscura share first ‘Diluvium’ teaser

Posted by on May 3, 2018

We knew for a while that Obscura are planning to release Diluvium sometime this summer. Today (3rd) the group has shared the official first teaser for their upcoming album, which not only hinted on their next single but the clip revealed the album will be available on July 13th via Relapse Records. Pre-orders as well […]

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Obscura to release ‘Diluvium’ this summer

Posted by on January 16, 2018

Obscura have completed working on their new album and they are aiming for a Summer 2018 release via Relapse. Diluvium is a follow-up to 2016’s Akróasis and will be the group’s overall fifth studio effort. The technical death metallers teamed up with longtime producer V. Santura (Triptykon, Pestilence) to record the album at Woodshed Studios […]

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Obscura are recording a new album, not breaking up

Posted by on October 2, 2017

Last week, fans of tech-death band Obscura had reason to worry after a cryptic post with hashtags including #theend and #thefinal. The internet being an echo chamber, many fans (and metal websites like this one) hypothesized that the German band might be calling it quits after 15 years. Thankfully, bassist Linus Klaunitzer has set the […]

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Question of the day: Is Obscura breaking up?

Posted by on September 28, 2017

Germany’s progressive death metal outfit, Obscura are either calling it quits or cutting ties with Relapse Records. According to a vague Facebook post, the group shared a photo reading “Oct. 1st – Live on Facebook – 8PM CET.” Certain hashtags were left with this photo, which makes us question the band’s future. “#thefinal #theend #theendiscoming […]

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First 16 bands announced for 70000 Tons of Metal 2018

Posted by on July 6, 2017

There are a handful of people who have attended 70,000 Tons of Metal since the beginning, and 2018 will find it sailing into its eighth journey. During this past holiday weekend, Andy Piller, the Skipper of this four-day voyage, started the band announcements on Facebook. We are one day away from ticket sales for “survivors,” […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/30: The sales are alive

Posted by on March 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Every week I check out what albums are scheduled for release in the coming months and it always gets me giddy (the absence of a new Tool album notwithstanding). Things look pretty stacked from […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/23: A killer debut

Posted by on March 23, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As you may have already heard, the monster debut for this week is Killswitch Engage, who continue the trend of keeping metal high up the charts in the early months of 2016. Good thing […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/17: High hopes on the charts

Posted by on March 17, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s list of debuts isn’t as much of a heavy hitter as last week, but what do you expect when a Big Four album comes out? We’ll get another big one next week, […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/9: The charted again shall be king

Posted by on March 9, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Within the past six months, three-fourths of the Big Thrash Four have released new albums, all of which had their own buzz surrounding them. Slayer’s latest was their first without the late Jeff Hanneman, […]

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