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
Germany’s progressive death metal masters OBSCURA celebrate the release of their 5th studio album Diluvium with the “Mortification of the Vulgar Sun” music video! Watch the full video on Revolver Magazine HERE and listen to the entire new album AT THIS LOCATION.
Additionally, OBSCURA share the official routing for their North American headlining tour beginning September 13 in Oakland, CA and ends October 7 in Los Angeles, CA. The band will be joined by Beyond Creation, Archspire, Inferi & Exist for what is sure to be THE most talked about progressive death metal tour of the year. The full list of tour dates is 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.
Watch the previously released video for “Diluvium” via YouTube HERE and stream the song AT THIS LOCATION. “Diluvium” was directed by Mirko Witzki (Kreator, Blind Guardian, Caliban) and further explores the album’s celestial themes.
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.
OBSCURA Tour Dates:
Jul 21 Brescia, IT Colony Summer Fest 2018
Aug 15-18 Dinkelsbuhl, DE Summer Breeze Open Air 2018
Sep 13 Oakland, CA Metro Opera House
Sep 14 Portland, OR Bossanova Ballroom
Sep 15 Seattle, WA El Corazon
Sep 16 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theatre
Sep 17 Calgary, AB Dickens
Sep 19 Salt Lake City, UT Metro Music Hall
Sep 20 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre
Sep 21 Kansas City, MO Riot Room
Sep 22 Joliet, IL The Forge
Sep 23 Toronto, ON Velvet Underground
Sep 24 Quebec City, QC Salle Multi
Sep 25 Worcester, MA Palladium
Sep 26 Brooklyn, NY Knitting Factory
Sep 27 Philadelphia, PA Voltage Lounge
Sep 29 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
Sep 30 Orlando, FL The Haven
Oct 01 New Orleans, LA Southport Hall
Oct 02 Houston, TX Scout Bar
Oct 03 Austin, TX Come and Take It Live!
Oct 04 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Gas Bar & Grill
Oct 06 Mesa, AZ Club Red
Oct 07 Los Angeles, CA 1720