Obscura unleash the second teaser for their upcoming album A Valediction, which is set to be released on November 19. This time, it’s the catchy title track that manifests Obscura’s melodic pace, that they stand for over a decade.
Mastermind Steffen Kummerer comments the track as follows: “The title track combines past and future to the present. With a combination of virtuosity, catchiness and clear arrangements, A Valediction unfolds a bittersweet, fragile temper and sums up the lyrical framework of the entire album. 
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“The whole myth would be gone. And they’d compare that record to the old record and of course everyone would say, ‘Oh, the old record is better.’ Because it always is, even if it isn’t.”
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Copies of some of our best extreme metal exclusive LP variants are running are running extremely low. Don’t miss out!
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Recently virtuosic extreme metallers Obscura have announced that their sixth studio album A Valediction will see the light of day on November 19 and that they are ready to hit the road with their upcoming European tour in autumn.
 
First, it is time for the first single and video from their new masterpiece, Solaris.
 
Founder and mastermind Steffen Kummerer comments on the track: “Solaris turned out to become one of the band’s shortest and utmost direct compositions featuring all trademarks, lots of attitude and melodic approach.
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In 2018, German tech death institution Obscura saw the close of a four-album concept series that took nearly a decade to complete. In 2021, the band is ready to start a new chapter in their prolific career accompanied by their new label, Nuclear Blast Records. A Valediction, their sixth full-length record, explores the concept of final farewells while…
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We discuss his new solo album, how it differs from his work with Alkaloid, why he hopes there will never be a new Necrophagist album and more.
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