Session bass live gigs announcement for April 2017: With the Melodic-Death/Black-Metal Band Thulcandra: 7th of April – Aurich, Germany – Schlachtfest 2017 13th of April – Monterrey 14th of April – Guadajajara 15th of April – Mexico City CDMX 16th of April – Merida In Lebanon with KAOTEON: 29th of April – Beirut Metal Fest 2017
This playthrough video of the song “Ten Sepiroth” from Obscura’s recent Album “Akroasis” was recorded in a digital masterclass at onlinelessons.tv. Linus Klausenitzer plays his custom fretless Ibanez BTB676 in this video. Soon all courses of his digital masterclass will be available for registered members of onlinelessons.tv. This video is also on YouTube.
German radio station ‚Bayern 2′(1/2 million listeners per day) visited Linus Klausenitzer in his homestudio talking about Obscura, his studio session work and the role of metal in Germany. You can listen to the show at the radio station’s website.
Linus Klausenitzer will be guest at onlinelessons.tv to present a bass masterclass about Modern Metal Bass-Concepts. Ob für die Technical Death Metal Band Obscura oder Alkaloid. Linus Klausenitzer konnte sich binnen weniger Jahre in der vorderste Reihe der deutschen Metal Bassisten etablieren. Wir freuen uns, euch am Mittwoch, den 08.02.2017 ab 19:00 Uhr seine Modern Metal Concepts in einer Liveübertragung kostenlos
„This year was again very special and exciting. Thank you so much for being part of it!I wish you all a happy 2017!“ – Linus Klausenitzer The year 2016 for Linus Klausenitzer: 55 gigs (Almost every country in Europe, Indonesia, Israel, Mexico,…) Release of a couple of albums including „Akroasis“ by Obscura, „The Fire Within“ by Eternity’s End and „The Crypts
“When I thought about recording another playthrough, I decided for the title track of our new album Akroasis. As it is a very atmospheric song, the bass lines are probably the easiest one to play on the whole album. This way I hope to motivate people to try playing the song themselves and to pay more attention to phrasing on bass. In this video I play my fretless Ibanez BTB7 that people ask me about very often. I rec
For his work on Obscura’s newest album „Akroasis“ bassist Linus Klausenitzer is now nominated for Best Bassist of the Year by Loudwire! „It’s an absolute honor to be nominated for the Loudwire Music Awards 2016 – in a row with bass players that inspired me a lot in my career as well as bassists which play in the biggest rock bands of the world: David Ellefson (Megadeth), Martin Men
Alkaloid’s first music video released! Today is the release of the video clip of the Alkaloid song „Cthulhu“. It was shot in Egypt last year – together with the artist Nader Sadek. At The Black Siren you can read the whole story. „Cthulhu“ is a song of their debut album „The Malkuth Grimoire“. Available at the band’s online shop: http://www.alkaloid-band.com/shop/
Obscura proudly announces partnership with Steinberg “I use Steinberg products since I am 16 years old. As I studied Media IT, intuitive user interface design is very important to me. The quality and concepts Steinberg products have always impressed me.” – Linus Klausenitzer Steinberg has been providing award-winning, technologically advanced music and media production products for musicians and producers of music, v