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OBSCURA: Announce Winter 2019 Headlining Tour Dates

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 1 in Germany and ends February 23 in Austria. Support will be provided by Fallujah, Allegaeon & First Fragment. A full list of confirmed tour dates in available below.

OBSCURA’s fifth studio album Diluvium is out now on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical packages are available via Relapse.com HERE and Digital Downloads / Streaming Services AT THIS LOCATION.

A full collection of OBSCURA music videos is available via YouTube HERE.

OBSCURA complete their long-running, four-album conceptual circle with the release of Diluvium (defined as a great oceanic flood), their most evocative, diverse and vibrant release to date. Recorded with longtime producer V. Santura (Triptykon, Pestilence) at Woodshed Studios in Landshut, Germany, Diluvium is a stunning achievement for the illustrious quartet and a landmark release for progressive metal as a whole. Complete with all the band’s signature elements plus groundbreaking polyrhythms, dramatic songwriting, and jaw-dropping virtuosity, OBSCURA raise the bar once again with an album that will go down in the annals of metal history as one of the most astonishing performances the genre has to offer.


Album Art Credit: Orion Landau

OFFICIAL LINKS:

OBSCURA Official Website
OBSCURA YouTube Channel
OBSCURA on Facebook
OBSCURA on Instagram
OBSCURA on Twitter
OBSCURA on Bandcamp

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