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 1st in Germany and ends February 23rd in Austria. Support will be provided by Fallujah, Allegaeon & First Fragment. A full […]
Current relationship status with prog/tech death metal: it’s complicated. Usually my death metal preference is a bit straightforward (think Nile, Suffocation and more) I’ve always steered clear of the proggy/tech death metal (so yes, this is a noob review). Still, I’ve always had a weak spot for Germany’s Obscura, more old school death metal album […]
Late as usual, I bring you the review of the debut album of Ulsect, released on the 12th of May 2017. If you haven’t heard of them by now, you are definitely on the wrong train. With (ex-) members of Dodecahedron and Textures, this is not just another death metal band. These seasoned travellers in […]
As reviewers have been raving about the new Obscura album Akróasis, it was a good moment for Metal-Exposure to have a chat with mastermind Steffen Kummerer. Beneath the abstract layers of this record, yours truly discovered astrophysics, philosophy, planets and stuff and a swordfish.. Read the interview!
Ever since the ground breaking record Cosmogenesis (2009), the German technical/progressive death metal formation Obscura has set a high standard for themselves and other bands in the genre to live up to. With the follow-up of the acclaimed Omnivium, Akróasis (‘hearing’ or ‘listening’ in Greek) the extremely talented musicians have raised that bar to dazzling […]
With the aim to blend melodic metal with a taste of technicality, a group of American musicians from Nashville founded Inferi in 2006. Their efforts to create their own trademark sound resulted in two full lengths: Divinity in War in 2007 and The End of an Era in 2009. But alike some good foods, sometimes […]