OBSCURA: Debut Two Songs from ‘Illegimitation’ Demo Collection

German progressive metal titans OBSCURA have released two tracks from their upcoming demo collection,Illegimitation’ at this location. The collection, set to be released in March 2012, will include ten never-before-heard tracks, including the band’s earliest recordings from 2003, unreleased songs from the Cosmogenesis sessions of 2006, and brand new cover songs with the newest line-up from 2011.  The album’s tracklisting, cover art, and numerous, unique packages are available directly from the band now via Kickstarter at this location.

OBSCURA recently announced a four-week headlining European tour in the spring of 2012 in support of their latest album Omnivium..  Support on the tour will come from label-mates SPAWN OF POSSESSION, French tech-death maestros GOROD, and Dutch progressive metallers EXIVIOUS.  The tour will kick-off on March 9th in Stuttgart, Germany then march through Scandinavia, Eastern and Southern Europe, and the UK before returning to Germany on April 7th.  A complete listing of dates is listed below.

The bandare currently on the road as part of their first North American headline tour. The tour began on Nov. 4 in Wilmington, Delaware and runs through Dec. 7 with support from label-mates ABYSMAL DAWN, LAST CHANCE TO REASON (select dates) and ENFOLD DARKNESS (select dates).  A listing of tour dates is included below.

OBSCURA is available for interviews upon request.  To speak with the band, please contact the relevant publicity contact listed below.  Updated OBSCURA news / tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website: RELAPSE.com, and the brand new officialOBSCURA website and Facebook page.

OBSCURA Tour Dates:

***North American tour with support from ABYSMAL DAWN, LAST CHANCE TO REASON (Nov. 7 -25), ENFOLD DARKNESS (Nov. 28 – Dec. 7)***

Nov. 22 Santa Ana, CA     The Constellation Room @ The Galaxy Theater  tickets
Nov. 23 Tempe, AZ         The Clubhouse  tickets
Nov. 25 Denver, CO        The Marquis Theater  tickets
Nov. 27 Tulsa, OK          The Marquee Theater  tickets
Nov. 28 Dallas, TX          The Rail Club  tickets
Nov. 29 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit  tickets
Nov. 30 Houston, TX       Warehouse Live  tickets
Dec. 2 Lake Worth, FL    Propaganda  tickets
Dec. 3 Tampa, FL          Brass Mug  tickets
Dec. 4 Orlando, FL         Firestone Live  tickets
Dec. 5 Atlanta, GA         Masquerade  tickets
Dec. 6 Richmond, VA     Kingdom  tickets
Dec. 7 Baltimore, MD     Sonar tickets

*****All 2012 dates from March 3rd thru April 7th w/ SPAWN OF POSSESSION, GOROD & EXIVIOUS***

March 9     Stuttgart, Germany     Universum
March 10    Oberhausen, Germany     Turbinenhalle Kraftwerk
March 11    Wiesbaden, Germany     Schlachthof
March 12     Berlin, Germany     Magnet
March 13    Stockholm, Sweden     Debaser Slussen
March 14     Oslo, Norway         Betong
March 15     Copenhagen, Denmark      The Rock
March 16     Jena, Germany         Rosenkeller
March 17     Poland             TBC
March 18     Prague, Czech Rep.     Black Pes
March 19     Bratislava, Slovakia     Randal
March 20     München, Germany     Feierwerk Hansa 39
March 21     Wien, Austria         Arena
March 22     Ljubljana, Slovenia     Gala Hala
March 23     Milano, Italy          Zoe Club
March 24     Rome, Italy           Traffic Club
March 25     Day Off vs. Switzerland     TBC
March 26     France             TBC
March 27     Toulouse, France      Aero
March 28    Nantes, France      Ferrailleur
March 29     Paris, France         Glazart
March 30     Dunkerque, France      4 Ecluses
March 31     Rouen, France          106
April 1        Manchester, UK      Moho Live
April 2         Dublin, Ireland         The Pint
April 3         Bristol, UK         The Croft
April 4         London, UK         Underworld
April 5        Vosselaar, Belgium     Biebob
April 6         Haarlem, Holland      Patronaat
April 7         Köln, Germany         Underground

Nikola Savić is a prog enthusiast, blogger and author, in addition to being the founder of Prog Sphere, Progify, ProgLyrics and the ongoing Progstravaganza compilation series.

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