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OBSCURA: Recruit new bassist
OBSCURA have officially confirmed their new bass player. Linus Klausenitzer will be rounding out the band's lineup. Linus has played with Obscura on their European Tour with Hate Eternal as well as their recent North American tour alongside Children of Bodom and the Devin Townsend Project. Linus is also part of the progressive metal outfit Noneuclid. A video statement from the band can be viewed here.
OBSCURA will head to South East Asia and Dubai for the first time-ever this September. This run of dates kicks-off on September 23rd and is in support of the band's latest album Omnivium.
OBSCURA are also confirmed to perform at the German metal festivals Summer Breeze and Way of Darkness. A listing of tour dates and cities can be found below.
OBSCURA released Omnivium in late March, charting in both the U.S. and Germany for first week sales. OBSCURA debuted at #11 on the Billboard Top New Artists or "Heatseekers" chart in the U.S. and at #14 on the official German Newcomers Chart as determined by Media Control. OBSCURA is currently streaming Omnivium in its entirety online now at this location.
OBSCURA Tour Dates:
Aug. 20 Abtsgmund, Germany Summer Breeze Festival
Sept. 23 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Ratsky Bar
Sept. 25 Bangkok, Thailand The Rock Pub
Sept. 27 Singapore, Singapore Scape Warehouse
Sept. 29 Jakarta, Indonesia Mario’s Place
Sept. 30 Surabaya, Indonesia Elbow Café and Music Park
Oct. 1 Medan, Indonesia Gudang Serbaguna Prsu Taipan Daya
Oct. 2 Makassar, Indonesia Liquid Café Grand Clarion
Oct. 7 Lichtenfels, Germany Way of Darkness Festival
“it’s like having a front-row seat on the shores of the River Styx as Satan takes the stage.” – Drum!
“Obscura have absolutely nailed it…their mastery of tempos and moods marks them out as among extremity’s smartest.” – Terrorizer
“In a world of stale, copy and paste, auto tune bullshit clouding the airwaves, there is one band defining the future of metal music. That band is Obscura.” – Skulls N Bones
"an unstoppable force in the world of tech death.” – The New Review
“Were Star Treck’s Lieutenant Data to hose an evening of death metal, the latest opus from this German tech/death quartet would certainly feature on heavy rotation.” – Metal Hammer
“Omnivium is streamlined, focused, and artfully crafted.” – Revolver