Progressive death metal act Obscura has begun recording the follow-up album to their breakthrough release Cosmogenesis at Woodshed Studio in southern Germany. Engineer V. Santura (Triptykon, Dark Fortress) will helm the recording. An early 2011 release date is expected with additional album details to be announced soon.

Obscura founder Steffen Kummerer commented on the new album: "We are glad to work with our long-time friend V.Santura once again to record our new album. The new material feels broader in some way as everybody in this band brought many unique ideas to the songwriting and we were able to integrate different elements into our sound. More open chords, more acoustic guitars, more seven string shred-tunes. Remember: more is always more. We are excited to create another album of progressive death metal and to start touring through the whole world in early 2011."

Obscura's recording and touring line-up remains as Kummerer on guitar and vocals, Christian Muenzner on guitar, Jeroen Paul Thesseling on bass and Hannes Grossman on drums. The band will round out the Cosmogenesis touring cycle with a performance as part of the Mezcal Metal Festival in Mexico City, Mexico in September.

Band profile: Obscura
Posted: 20.07.2010 by Thryce


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Got Mayhem? - 20.07.2010 at 16:37  
vezzy - 20.07.2010 at 22:00  
Good news.
Black Conundrum - 20.07.2010 at 22:38  
Excellent news! I was just thinking about this band and their music.

By the way, the picture of the first post is awesome.
Malphas - 21.07.2010 at 00:00  
Awesome! btw nice pic
BitterCOld - 21.07.2010 at 00:28  
Some good news, i like their two releases to date, although i prefer vastly the "new" cover on Retribution.
Daydream Nation - 21.07.2010 at 05:34  
Good to hear. Cosmogenesis was completely amazing!
Skyum - 21.07.2010 at 16:46  
It is going to be LEGENDARY.
Daggon - 25.07.2010 at 00:22  
Oh this is so damn good! I'm very excited to see them in the Mezcal Metal Fest here in Mexico City, Necrophagist will be there too! Geez I'm veeery expectant
InnerSelf - 14.09.2010 at 13:10  
Just read the news "was a little late" but this is amazing , hope this "more" stuff add a bit more to their originality and not the other way around
I loved Cosmogenesis and I got my hopes up already

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