DILUVIUM EUROPA 2020 with God Dethroned / Thulcandra / Fractal Universe:
14.02. FR – Metz, Haunting The Chapel
15.02. CH – Zug, Galvanik
16.02. IT – Bologna, Locomotiv
17.02. SL – Ljubljana, Orto Bar
18.02. AT – Graz, Explosiv
19.02. BIH – Tuzla, Palma
20.02. BG – Sofia, Mixtape 5
21.02. RO – Bucharest, Quantic Club
22.02. SR – Belgrade, Bozidarac
23.02. HU – Budapest, Dürer-Kert
24.02. SK – Bratislava, Randall
25.02. CZ – Prague, Futurum
26.02. PL – Krakow, Kwadrat
27.02. PL – Warsaw, Proxima
28.02. LV – Riga, Melna Piektdiena
29.02. EST – Tallin, Tapper Club
01.03. FI – Helsinki, Tavastia
03.03. SWE – Stockholm, Klubben
04.03. NO – Oslo, John Dee
05.03. DK – Aarhus, Voxhall
06.03. DE – Essen, Turock
07.03. DE – Landshut, Rocket Club
Today, Nuclear Blast is pleased to announce the signing of Germany’s finest progressive death metal band, OBSCURA. Founded in 2002, the group have established their reputation by releasing 5 studio albums which have been highly acclaimed by fans and press alike, accompanied by playing support tours (w/ SEPULTURA, CHILDREN OF BODOM, CANNIBAL CORPSE among others) as well as their own headline shows all around the globe.
Obscura’sSteffen Kummerer states, “Partnering with the world’s biggest independent metal label feels like the start of a new chapter for OBSCURA and we are very much looking forward to a great collaboration and to releasing our forthcoming sixth studio album with a great team at our side.“
Nuclear Blast‘s Jaap Wagemaker adds, “As fans ourselves at Nuclear Blast, we have long admired the artistry of German progressive death metal masters OBSCURA. We were blown away by their musical 4-album cycle that started with »Cosmogenesis« and ended with »Diluvium« complete with all the band’s signature elements plus groundbreaking polyrhythms, dramatic songwriting, and jaw-dropping virtuosity!
We knew that OBSCURA has the potential to become one of the leading forces in progressive death metal worldwide, so when the opportunity came to work with them, there was no room for second thoughts. We at Nuclear Blast are very curious to see where OBSCURA’s musicial journey beyond »Diluvium« will bring them. If you are a fan of progressive metal, you should definitely check out this band!”
In additon, the band will once again be touring in support of their current studio album »Diluvium,« in February/March 2020. Support on this run, which will see them performing in 21 cities in 19 countries across the continent, will come various special guests: Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED, vocalist/guitarist Steffen Kummerer’s blackened melodic death metal band THULCANDRA as well as French progressive death metal outfit FRACTAL UNIVERSE. All dates can be found below, tickets are on sale now!
Last but not least, the band has recently unveiled a brand new 4k music video for the track ‘Emergent Evolution‘, which is taken off their latest offering.
Germany’s progressive death metal masters OBSCURA announce headline Winter 2020 Europe tour dates. The tour begins February 15 in Switzerland and ends March 7 in Germany.
“As part of the “DILUVIUM WORLD TOUR”, OBSCURA return to Europe once again supporting “Diluvium” within 23 shows in mainly Southern Europe, Eastern Europe and Scandinavia. With Dutch melodic death metal pioneers GOD DETHRONED, German black death metal heavyweights THULCANDRA and French progressive death metal newcomers FRACTAL UNIVERSE we hit the road in February and March 2020. We revised our setlist and perform songs we haven’t played in years as well as a few quite special compositions we never brought on stage before. Don’t miss this killer lineup, show up early to the shows and support all bands!” – Steffen Kummerer
GOD DETHRONED: “We’re pleased to inform you all that we’re teaming up with Obscura, Thulcandra and Fractal Universe for our next European tour. Sharing the stage with these bands is something we look forward too and it should fit perfectly, as we all play extreme melodic music, yet in a different way. We will cover a big part of Europe, so get your tickets to see the show near you! See you on the road soon!“
THULCANDRA: “We are excited to announce that we are joining forces with Obscura, God Dethroned and Fractal Universe for a European tour in February and March 2020. Needless to say, that we are looking forward to sharing the stage with these great musicians. Progressive, technical, black or melodic: Although the four bands explore different facets of death metal, we are extremely complementary. Not least, because we all share a mutual passion for extreme music. The tour will kick off at the 15th of February and take us all across Europe – so make sure to get your ticket! Whether you are based in Bologna, Bucharest, Belgrade or elsewhere: Thulcandra is hoping to see you around!”
FRACTAL UNIVERSE: “We’re stoked to be part of this amazing line-up alongside Prog-Death giants Obscura as well as our Metal Blade label mates from God Dethroned and German black death metallers Thulcandra! This is a huge opportunity for the band and we’re looking forward to meeting old and new fans all over Europe! Special thanks to Kult Management and Obscura for their trust.”