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Germany’s progressive death metal masters OBSCURA announce Winter 2019 headlining tour dates supporting the recently released Diluvium full-length. Presented by Metal Hammer, Ibanez Guitars, Guitar Magazine, FUZE Magazine and Metal.de, the tour begins February 1 in Germany and ends February 23 in Austria. Support will be provided by Fallujah, Allegaeon & First Fragment. A full list of confirmed tour dates in available below.
OBSCURA’s fifth studio album Diluvium is out now on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical packages are available via Relapse.com HERE and Digital Downloads / Streaming Services AT THIS LOCATION.
OBSCURA complete their long-running, four-album conceptual circle with the release of Diluvium (defined as a great oceanic flood), their most evocative, diverse and vibrant release to date. Recorded with longtime producer V. Santura (Triptykon, Pestilence) at Woodshed Studios in Landshut, Germany, Diluvium is a stunning achievement for the illustrious quartet and a landmark release for progressive metal as a whole.
Complete with all the band’s signature elements plus groundbreaking polyrhythms, dramatic songwriting, and jaw-dropping virtuosity, OBSCURA raise the bar once again with an album that will go down in the annals of metal history as one of the most astonishing performances the genre has to offer.
Album Art Credit: Orion Landau
OBSCURA | “Diluvium Europa 2019”
OBSCURA FALLUJAH ALLEGAEON FIRST FRAGMENT
Feb 01 Munchen, DE Backstage
Feb 02 Nurnberg, DE Z-Bau
Feb 03 Haarlem, NL Patronaat
Feb 04 Bristol, UK The Fleece
Feb 05 Dublin, IE Voodoo Lounge
Feb 06 Glasgow, UK Cathouse
Feb 07 Manchester, UK Rebellion
Feb 08 London, UK 02 Academy Islington
Feb 09 Paris, FR Trabendo
Feb 10 Toulouse, FR Metronum
Feb 11 Bilbao, ES Santana 27
Feb 12 Porto, PT Hard Club
Feb 13 Madrid, ES Caracol
Feb 14 Barcelona, ES Boveda
Feb 15 Lyon, FR CCO
Feb 16 Milan, IT Legend
Feb 17 Aarau, CH Kiff
Feb 18 Wien, AT Arena
Feb 19 Leipzig, DE Conne Island
Feb 20 Berlin, DE Lido
Feb 21 Hamburg, DE Logo
Feb 22 Oberhausen, DE Kulttempel
Feb 23 Salzburg, AT Rockhouse
OBSCURA made it to #1 Soundcheck and Album of the Month in the new edition of Rock Hard Germany. Alongside a fantastic 9/10 Review by Andreas Schiffmann, this marks the highest rating the band reached in 16 years.
“Die Scheibe markiert den vorläufigen Zenit der Band und transzendiert das Genre Progressive Death Metal” – Andreas Schiffmann
Pick up the new edition here and read an in depth interview with the band right away.
OBSCURA featured in the new edition of Guitar Magazine, Germanys biggest journal for electric and acoustic guitars. Alongside a fantastic 4,5/5 Review and an three-page in depth Interview by Markus Kaffka, Steffen Kummerer explains Obscura’s universe, development of their one of a kind signature sound and of course all guitar related gear of the band.
Pick up the printed magazine or digital version right away at this location.
Within all attendees of the “Diluvium Amerika” Facebook events we give away a free ESP GuitarsLTD EC-401 Axe! The contest runs until 31st of July and the winner will be named on Wednesday, 1st of August! Find all events below to participate.
Diluvium Amerika presented by ESP Guitars, EMG Pickups, Ernie Ball, ENGL Amplification, Metal Injection & Initiative Musik