Obscura are back with an upcoming album ‘Akroasis’ (Click Here To Read Our Review) after their critically acclaimed ‘Omnivium’. ‘Akróasis’ is a path breaking album. Obscura have done it again and they are poised to become trendsetters in their own ways. The album captures the end of all that is alive and aware. The transition from the aggressive ‘Omnivium’ sound to the meditative ‘Akróasis’ sound is beautifully arranged. ‘Akróasis’ is astonishing and will be an example of what great potential can achieve.
Discussing philosophy, music, the past and the future of the band, Metal Wani Editor In Chief Owais ‘Vitek’ Nabi and C Roshan Machayya had a chat with Obscura main man Steffen Kummerer. The Interview is divided into 2 parts. In Part 1, Steffen discusses ‘Akroasis’ songwriting cycle, musical direction, departure of Hanness Grossmann & Christian Muenzner & how Obscura maintains the signature sound yet explore the horizons of heavy metal sound.
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In Part 2, Steffen discusses the lyrical concept of ‘Akroasis’, topics ranging from the concepts that relate the past albums of the band, compositions, working on new ideas and working as a band. Steffen also throws light on the departure of Ex-lead guitarist Tom Geldschläger and a 15 minute epic piece ‘Weltseele’, which Tom wrote on the album.
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