OBSCURA | confirms Summer Breeze Festival 2024

We are thrilled to share the incredible news of Obscura’s upcoming performance at the electrifying Summer Breeze Open Air festival in Germany in 2024

We absolutely cannot wait to see all of you there!
Make sure to grab your tickets here: 

OBSCURA | A Valediction Bass Tablature

This week is all about bass! We are very excited to expand our Sheet Happens music book collection with a beautiful Bass Tablature Book for our most recent album, “A Valediction”. Transcribed by Alex Weber, all books are sure to delight any bassist from the intermediate way on up to the virtuoso!

The Official Bass Transcription for OBSCURA’s 2021 album “A Valediction”.

  • 78 Pages
  • 14pt front and back covers with high gloss 5mm lamination
  • Black plastic coil binding
  • 70 lbs offset pages printed on bright white stock
  • *Plastic coil binding lays flat while reading and won’t warp or break during shipment.

This book comes with a copy of the ‘print-ready’ PDF e-book AND The Complete Guitar Pro 7 files for the entire album. (Bass Only)

OBSCURA at Sheet Happens Publishing

OBSCURA | announces CYNIC guest vocalist

OBSCURA’s Steffen Kummerer joins CYNIC on The Focus Of A Valediction European Tour 2024 as guest to perform their classic album Focus in its entirety. Handling vocal duties, CYNIC and Steffen will perform the record front to end every evening. If you haven’t already, pick up your tickets and witness a unique package celebrating progressive music in Europe.

Photography by Vincent Grundke.

“Achtung Cynic fans! We are excited to announce that Steffen Kummerer from co-headliner Obscura will be joining us as our special guest growler for the upcoming ‘The Focus of a Valediction’ European tour with Cynic/Obscura/Cryptosis. We look forward to raging the classics with Steffen!“ – Paul Masvidal of CYNIC



08.03. DE Bochum – Matrix  
09.03. DE Aschaffenburg – Colos-Saal 
10.03. NL Eindhoven – Dynamo 
15.03. FR Paris – Petit Bain 
16.03. FR Nantes – Ferrailleur  
17.03. FR Toulouse – Le Rex 
19.03. ES Madrid – Copérnico 
20.03. ES Barcelona – La Nau 
21.03. FR Lyon – Mjc ô Totem 
22.03. CH Aarau – KiFF 
23.03. IT Milan – Slaughter Club 
24.03. SL Ljubljana – Orto Bar 
26.03. DE Munich – Backstage 
27.03. DE Berlin – Hole44 
28.03. DE Hamburg – Logo 
29.03. DK Aarhus – Voxhall 
30.03. DK Copenhagen – Pumpehuset 

OBSCURA | releases Track By Track Interview

Watch this track by track interview for Obscura’s most recent live album “A Celebration I – Live in North America”.

Let Steffen Kummerer walk you through all tracks of the album and give you some insight into the recording process. Check the full video on YouTube below.

Full video available here: https://youtu.be/sEMW59B1V6I

A Celebration I – Live in North America” – out via Nuclear Blast on October 27th, 2023:
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Video shot in Monterrey, California USA by Vincent Grundke // vollvincent.com

OBSCURA | releases “Forsaken” guitar play-through video

Watch OBSCURA’s shred section, Steffen Kummerer and Christian Münzner, demonstrating a tour de force of guitar skills performing FORSAKEN in its entirety. The seven minute long composition has been taken off the bands current album, “A Valediction” (2021, Nuclear Blast).

Produced by German director Mirko Witzki (Kreator, Arch Enemy, Obscura), FORSAKEN has been recorded at ENGL Showroom, in Remscheid, Germany, showcasing the entire production line of ENGL Amplification.

OBSCURA | “Forsaken” – Official Playthrough by Steffen Kummerer & Christian Münzner

A Valediction | Official Guitar Tablature – Deluxe Bundle

Get the new official guitar tab book from OBSCURA at Sheet Happens Publishing + a bunch of other goodies for a great price + save on shipping! The deluxe book pack comes with a copy of the ‘print-ready’ PDF e-books AND the complete Guitar Pro 7 files for the entire albums (guitars only).

This book has been transcribed by the band themselves to reflect their live arrangement (2 Guitars), making for a unique book that will shed light on the playing methodology and intuition of guitarists Steffen Kummerer and Christian Münzner.

OBSCURA at Sheet Happens Publishing

Follow OBSCURA at Sheet Happens Publishing, and grab your favorite guitar or bass tablature book of the classic records DILUVIUM, AKROASIS and A VALEDICTION. All books are available as physical or digital release, featuring jam tracks, guitar picks, deluxe prints or pin enamels.

OBSCURA at Sheet Happens Publishing