OBSCURA | Guitar Contest 2021

OBSCURA announces a guitar contest for the song “Convergence“, taken from the band’s latest release DILUVIUM. Take your chance to show us your solo. In association with Steinberg, we will provide some amazing prizes for the winners!



1. Download the Backing Track, GuitarPro File, PDF, and Cubase Session here. With the backing track files, we also offer a Cubase project file. You can easily open it with the Cubase Elements Trial version that you can download directly from Steinberg: new.steinberg.net/cubase/trial

2. Record a video submission of your solo and upload it to YouTube with the tag #realmofobscura.
3. Only one entry per person.
4. All submitted videos will be collected in the playlist “OBSCURA | Guitar Contest 2021”- send your links to contact@realmofobscura.com
5. Submissions are to be entered between the 15th of February 2021 and the 15th of March 2021. 23:59 CET.
6. OBSCURA will pick the three winners on the 16th of March 2021!



1. The first place winner of the contest wins a Steinberg CUBASE Artist License, a DILUVIUM Guitar Tablature Book, a DILUVIUM Word Tour ZIP Hoodie, OBSCURA earplugs, and a DILUVIUM LP.

2. The second-place winner wins a Steinberg CUBASE Artist License, a DILUVIUM World Tour Longsleeve, OBSCURA earplugs, and a DILUVIUM LP.

3. The third-place winner wins a Steinberg CUBASE Artist License, a DILUVIUM World Tour TS, OBSCURA earplugs, and a DILUVIUM LP.




● The winners will be picked by the band on Mar 16, 2021.
● All decisions are final.
● By entering the contest you agree that your full name and YouTube account is
mentioned on our social media platforms and that we might contact you in case of
● In case of winning you agree to submit your video in high resolution and allow
OBSCURA and Steinberg to upload it to their social media accounts.
● In case of winning you will provide a valid shipping address.
● You must be at least 18 years old.
● The raffle is not associated with YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram in any way.


OBSCURA | “Convergence” Guitar Playthrough

Here comes another guitar playthrough by Steffen Kummerer! Watch “CONVERGENCE” from our latest album Diluvium.

“Convergence heavily showcases the rather melodic side of OBSCURA. Based on a theme the listener gets introduced to during an acoustic interlude at the beginning, the orchestration of the entire composition was adapted on this central arrangement from beginning to end.” – Steffen Kummerer

OBSCURA | Share “Emergent Evolution” Guitar Playthrough Video

ESP player extraordinaire Steffen Kummerer of Obscura does a playthrough of their song “Emergent Evolution” using his E-II Arrow and the new ENGL Savage 120 Mark II.