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There are at least four known artists that share the name Obscura: 1) A technical death metal band from Germany. 2) A death-thrash metal band from Germany. 3) A death-thrash metal band from Ecuador. 4) A death metal band from Sweden. 1) German technical progressive death metal band Obscura was founded in 2002 by guitarist/vocalist Steffen Kummerer. The band caused a stir when they - out of nowhere - toured as support for Suffocation on their European tour in 2006 and when they independently released their debut album "Retribution" that same year. In late 2007 - after several line-up changes Read more on

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Album: Obscura – Omnivium

March 21st, 2011

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Relapse Records
29 March 2011

by Tom Dare

Where the hell do you start with a record like Omnivium? Trying to describe a record as diverse, dynamic and fluctuant as this, Obscura‘s third album, is almost certain not to do it justice, but as a start there is just one thing that needs to be cleared up straight off the bat:

It’s absolutely fucking deranged.

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