70000 Tons of Metal is an annual heavy metal music festival that takes place on board a cruise ship. The event is a five-day festival, including one shore day at a select Caribbean destination. „5 days days of sun, incredible bands, hanging out with new friends/old friends, my amazing band colleagues & crew, 2 amazing live shows with Obscura, a clinic and an all star jam that the one and only Jeff Waters h
Technical death metal masters OBSCURA have completed their fifth full-length album entitled Diluvium. Diluvium was recorded with longtime producer V. Santura (Triptykon, Pestilence) at Woodshed Studios in Landshut, Germany. The album is set for a Summer 2018 release via Relapse Records. Some special contributors were involved with the making of Diluvium including Linus Klausenitzer’s father, Prof. Ulf Klausenitzer, w
Obscura will celebrate their 15th band anniversary in their hometown Landshut, Germany: 30.04.2018 Deserted Fear, Thulcandra and Sektor will also perform on his very special day in Obscura’s band history. Tickets are available at the Official Obscura website.
After Alkaloid has just finished their production of their 2nd album it’s now announced that their debut album will be released on LP. Season of Mist will issue ‚The Malkuth Grimoire‘ on vinyl for the very first time on Feb. 9th, 2018. Preorder the album on double LP gatefold at smarturl.it/Alkaloid (US) & shop.season-of-mist.com (EU)
Linus Klausenitzer’s father Prof. Ulf Klausenitzer will be a guest on the next Obscura album. As a violinist and conductor he worked with Arvo Pärt, Karl-Heinz Stockhausen, Mikis Theodorakis, Daniel Barenboim, Christian Thielemann, Pierre Boulez and many more. In 2010 Linus and his father played together in the project ‚Transition Metal‘ where Noneuclid performed with the Bavarian Chamber Orchestra.
Sepultura announce »Machine Messiah Tour 2018« with OBSCURA, GOATWHORE & FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY In early 2018, Brazilian thrash metal legends SEPULTURA will head out on a lengthy and extensive European headline tour in support of their highly acclaimed album »Machine Messiah«. After an extremely successful tour with KREATOR and a raft of festival shows in 2017, SEPULTURA will return to Europe with their most powerful
Linus Klausenitzer: „In this video I play and speak about the Ibanez Ashula – a new 7 string hybrid bass by Ibanez. Some people might remember that I played the first version of this bass already in a video when I was introduced to Obscura. This is now the second version with even one string more. It has an amazing new look and specially the fretless part was improved a lot. The piezo pickup makes the fre
First Obscura tour of 2018 announced: AKROASIS JAPAN 2018: 2018/04/12 – Tokyo – Cyclone 2018/04/13 – Tokyo – Cyclone 2018/04/14 – Nagoya – Club 3star Imaike 2018/04/15 – Osaka – Soma Supported by Archspire, Exocrine & Xaon, Obscura will return to Japan! Linus Klausenitzer: “It’s the third time for Obscura in Japan but 6 years since we have been there. Playing in Japan is always magical and the dedication of musi
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 4 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, Landshut, Germany. A Summer 2018 release is expected via Relapse. Linus Klausenitzer about t