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02 Jan 2012

OBSCURA Announce European Tour, premiere new song

German progressive metal titans OBSCURA have released an 2006 version of their classic Incarnated and Open the Gates from their upcoming demo collection,‘Illegimitation’ at their official YouTube Channel. The collection, set to be released in March 2012, will include ten never-before-heard tracks, including the band’s earliest recordings from 2003, unreleased songs from the Cosmogenesis sessions of 2006, and brand new cover songs with the newest line-up from 2011.  The album’s tracklisting, cover art, and numerous, unique packages are available directly from the band now via […]

09 Nov 2011

OBSCURA Announce Demo Collection; Kick-Off North American Tour

The wildly-progressive German metal quartet OBSCURA has announced their first ever demo collection, entitled ‘Illegimitation’ and set to be released independently by the band this March. The collection will include ten never-before-heard tracks, including the band’s earliest recordings from 2003, unreleased songs from the Cosmogenesis sessions of 2006, and brand new cover songs with the newest line-up from 2011. Sticking to their reputation of being one of the genre’s most forward-thinking bands, OBSCURA have decided to release a special, limited-time […]

26 Oct 2011

North American headline tour

The wildly-progressive German metal quartet OBSCURA has announced their first ever North American headline tour in support of their latest album Omnivium. The tour will start Nov. 4 in Wilmington, Delaware and run through Dec. 7 with support from label-mates ABYSMAL DAWN, LAST CHANCE TO REASON (select dates) and ENFOLD DARKNESS (select dates). OBSCURA‘s Steffen Kummerer commented on the upcoming tour; “We are glad to announce our very first headlining North American tour alongside Abysmal Dawn, Last Chance to Reason, […]

04 Oct 2011

Announced North American headline tour

OBSCURA has announced their first ever North American headline tour in support of their latest albumOmnivium. The tour will start Nov. 4 in Wilmington, Delaware and run through Dec. 7 with support from label-mates ABYSMAL DAWN, LAST CHANCE TO REASON (select dates) and ENFOLD DARKNESS (select dates). OBSCURA recently completed an extensive South East Asian tour as well as their first ever shows in Dubai. OBSCURA released Omnivium in late March, charting in both the U.S. and Germany for first […]

30 Aug 2011

Hannes Grossman SickDrummer Contest Launches! Win an autographed Meinl cymbal from the band!

Sick Drummer Magazine is pleased to announce a video drum contest with Hannes Grossmann of Obscura, playing Ocean Gateways. This contest will end on October 31, 2011 at Midnight EST! THE RULES: The prizes are listed in the poster below The winner must be in the USA or be willing to pay shipping charges, if outside the USA You may only enter one video and the video must only be one angle! No multi-angle or edited videos will be permitted […]