Tag Archives: Obscura

Interview w/Obscura’s Steffen Kummerer on ‘Diluvium,’ the music industry, touring goals and more

Posted by on July 23, 2018

German progressive/tech death metal giants Obscura just released their new album Diluvium on July 13th via Relapse Records (order here). The LP is the last of their four-record concept, which started with 2009’s Cosmogenesis. While the group have some time before their North American Tour kicks off, we were lucky to speak to vocalist/guitarist Steffen […]

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Obscura premiere “Mortification of the Vulgar Sun” Music Video

Posted by on July 13, 2018

Obscura has completed their four-album conceptual series with the release of Diluvium, which arrived today via Relapse Records. This concept began in 2009 with Cosmogenesis as it’s time to celebrate their ambitious achievement. Today (13th) the German progressive/tech death outfit has unveiled a music video for the song “Mortification of the Vulgar Sun.”   Check […]

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New & Noteworthy: July 13th, 2018: Ordinary Corrupt Human Releases

Posted by on July 13, 2018

  New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week brings new us new music from Between the Buried and Me, Deafheaven, and more! Be sure to check out the last week’s New & Noteworthy, for what all dropped […]

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Obscura streaming new song “Ethereal Skies”

Posted by on July 2, 2018

  Next Friday (13th), Obscura’s new album Diluvium will arrive via Relapse Records. Today (2nd), these German progressive/tech death metallers have teamed up with Loudwire to premiere their new song “Ethereal Skies.” Listen to the track below and order the album here.

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Obscura unveils new song “Emergent Evolution”

Posted by on June 13, 2018

Obscura’s new album Diluvium is scheduled to arrive on July 13th via Relapse Records. We’ve already heard the title track, and today (13th), these German progressive death metal giants released another new song with “Emergent Evolution.” When the track premiered on Metal Injection, the group also revealed they will embark on a well-overdue North American […]

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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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