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Band Photo: Obscura (?)

Formed: 2002
From: Munich, Germany
Last Known Status: Active

Obscura Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Obscura.


Obscura Talks North American Tour And New Bassist

The German titans of technicality, Obscura, have finally hit North American shores for a proper headlining run to show off their blistering blend of death metal and progressive musical ideals. The Metalunderground.com sponsored trek is in support of Obscura's newest tech-death masterpiece "Omnivium" (check out our review here).

A day before the tour started, I had the chance to chat up Obscura guitarist Christian M├╝enzner about the new run of shows, as well as the band's recent lineup change with the addition of new bassist Linus Klausenitzer. Christian also talked about the set list for the tour and how crisscrossing the U.S. is much different from a European run due to the long travel distances involved. More...

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Obscura Front Man Talks "Omnivium"

March 29th sees technical death metallers Obscura launch into space with a third cosmically crushing release titled "Omnivium" (reviewed here). The German lads from Obscura have taken the technicality to the next level, while still throwing in loads of melody and funky prog elements, for an album that's both blistering and musically appealing.

Seeking to illuminate metal fans on the band's upcoming release, vocalist/guitarist Steffen Kummerer talked about composing and recording the album, as well as explaining how the artwork has a special connection to the music and previous Obscura albums. More...

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Interview With Obscura Guitarist Christian Muenzer

The German death metal outfit Obscura has just recently finished recording their new album "Cosmogenesis" which will be released on February 17, 2009 through Relapse Records. Obscura's guitarist Christian Muenzner shared some insight with Metalunderground.com into the recording process for the new album and what's in store for the band in the future. More...

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