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SEPULTURA To Tour Europe With OBSCURA, GOATWHORE, FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY

In early 2018, Brazilian/American thrash metal legends SEPULTURA will head out on a lengthy and extensive European headline tour in support of their highly acclaimed album "Machine Messiah". Be prepared for a full ninety minutes of pure SEPULTURA, with a setlist featuring new hits as well as some timeless classics. After an extremely successful tour ...

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OBSCURA Begins Recording Fifth Album

Technical death metal masters OBSCURA have entered the studio to record their yet-to-be titled fifth full-length album. The record is the final of a running four-album concept cycle that began with "Cosmogenesis" in 2009. The band is recording the album with longtime producer V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, PESTILENCE) at Woodshed Studios in Landshut, Germany. A summer ...

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...Of the Dark Light - SUFFOCATION

SUFFOCATION broke ground with its absolutely gargantuan early material. A progenitor of technical death metal, the group's competition has become as stiff as a corpse in the years since then. Bands as varied as CRYPTOPSY, OBSCURA and NECROPHAGIST have pushed the envelope in their own respective ways, but the New York group has remained relevant ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Praises EERIE VON's 'Misery Obscura' Photo Book

METALLICA's Kirk "Von" Hammett has stepped out in advance of the November release of Eerie Von's forthcoming MISFITS / SAMHAIN / DANZIG photo book, "Misery Obscura: The Photography Of Eerie Von (1981–2009)", to sing the book's praises: "'Misery Obscura' has an amazing fly-on-the-wall feel that is mesmerizing but unequivocal," says Hammett. "Eerie puts me right ...

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Scientific Research Vessel Named After SOUNDGARDEN

According to The Pulse Of Radio, a scientific research vessel that will monitor water quality in Washington state's Puget Sound has been given the name SoundGuardian in honor of local Seattle musical legends SOUNDGARDEN. Drummer Matt Cameron commented: "We've won Grammys and a few awards through the years, but this is a real special one ...

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OBSCURA: 'Ten Sepiroth' Video Released

The official video for the song "Ten Sepiroth" from progressive metal masters OBSCURA can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening"), which was released on February 5 via Relapse Records. The album was made available in CD, 2xLP and as a digital download. "With ...

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Akroasis - OBSCURA

It's been five years since German death-prog quartet OBSCURA dropped its well-toasted "Omnivium" album. Since then, Steffen Kummerer and Linus Klausenitzer watched guitarist Christian Muenzner and drummer Hannes Grossmann leave the band as Rafael Trujillo (no relation to fellow bassist Robert) and Sebastian Lanser have since taken their places. Muenzner reportedly left over creative differences ...

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OBSCURA: New Song 'Ode To The Sun' Available For Streaming

"Ode To The Sun", a brand new song from progressive metal masters OBSCURA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening"), which will be released February 5 via Relapse Records. The album will be available in CD, 2xLP and as a digital download. "With ...

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OBSCURA: New Song 'The Monist' Available For Streaming

"The Monist", a brand new song from progressive metal masters OBSCURA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening"), which will be released February 5, 2016 via Relapse Records. The album will be available in CD, 2xLP and as a digital download. "With 'Akróasis', ...

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Former OBSCURA Guitarist Joins Forces With Ex-ELEGY Singer In ETERNITY'S END

ETERNITY'S END is a neoclassical power/progressive metal band founded by guitarist Christian Muenzner (ALKALOID, ex-OBSCURA, ex-NECROPHAGIST) in 2014. Muenzner comments: "After finalizing my second instrumental solo album, 'Beyond The Wall Of Sleep', in spring 2014, I finally wanted to realize a dream I've had for many years, which was to create a band that would ...

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