Tag: Obscura

Review: “Fragments of Solace” by Profanity

“We wanted to transport the vibe of the most important death metal releases for us from the 90s into the present and mix it with our vision of extreme music. For the type of music we play, some of the most influential albums were released in the 90s. This is the music we grew up

Bootleg: “Desolate Spheres” from Obscura!

Returning to their set from Up From The Ground Festival in 2006 for a second time, German Progressive Technical Death Metallers Obscura have shared “Desolate Spheres“, which was one of the first songs completed for their sophomore album “Cosmogenesis” with  audio taken in its raw state, directly from the camera itself. Last month saw them share

Bootleg: “Alone” from Obscura!

As German Progressive Technical Death Metallers Obscura enter a new era with a new line up and new album on the horizon, band have been diving into unseen archive footage. The latest of those to surface is “Alone” cut from the bands set at Up From The Ground Festival in 2006 with audio taken in

Playthrough: Obscura signature ESP guitar demo!

They maybe expensive but when an artist gets the opportunity to do a signature model with a manufacturer, it’s a career milestone. Here’s a video of Obscura guitarist and vocalist Steffen Kummerer demoing his new ESP Custom Guitar. For those not in the know, Kummerer saw a mass exodus of members a the end of

Review: “The Suffering” by Soulwound

When a bands mission statement reads “Pure f***ing metal from Kouvola, Finland, Fast, heavy and aggressive. No compromises.” and they cite influences in Sepultura, Fear Factory, Slayer, Machine Head, Testament and Death, it makes for a mouthwatering prospect, especially for fans of 90’s era Roadrunner Records Metal. Soulwound have been grinding their axe since their

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Suffocation.

Originally recorded and mixed at Recardamatt Studios, “Synthetically Revived” appeared in 1991 on the Suffocation debut EP “Human Waste“, the first ever CD released by Relapse Records, so as the label are celebrating 30 years in the business this year, putting this track into our weekly head to head seems perfectly timed. The song was

Review: “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape” by Black Crown Initiate

After a pair of critically acclaimed albums in 2014’s “The Wreckage Of Stars” and it’s follow up in 2016’s “Selves We Cannot Forgive“, Reading Pennsylvanian Progressive Death Metallers Black Crown Initiate can be forgiven for taking their time over getting to their third studio record “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape“, which finds them with a

Review: “Embodiment of The Divine” by Buried Realm

Josh Dummer is the kind of multi instrumentalist who has the vision for the extraordinary. In 2017 he put together his first offering “Ichor Carcinoma” as a solo project under the name Buried Realm and sold the idea to a collection of well known and highly skilled musicians, getting them to appear as guests on the

NEWS: “Mortification of the Vulgar Sun” from Obscura!

Here’s one last chance for fans to see the “Diluvium” line up of German Technical Death Metallers Obscura with a 4K music video for “Mortification of the Vulgar Sun“. For those that missed it, a new line up that sees vocalist and guitarist Steffen Kummerer as the only original member are currently working on a new