Obsidian Kingdom

Obsidian Kingdom 2014

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You still have not seen these great pictures from our last photo shoot, commissioned to our dear OYEME! - photographers, designers, video makers and good friends of the band. Enjoy!


Obsidian Kingdom @ Bloodstock 2014

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Obsidian Kingdom will be appearing live in the UK this summer for the first time ever at Bloodstock Festival 2014, in the good company of Emperor, Triptykon, Shining and many more.

Obsidian Kingdom @ Bloodstock 2014

Can’t hardly wait to see you all there!

Remixes for Cult of Luna and God Seed

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We have been recently given the oppportunity to remix two frontline bands as important as Cult of Luna and God Seed, along with other great artists such as Maybeshewill, Beastmilk, Petrels, Whalesong and Michal Kielbasa.

Synchronicity is our own grisly and futuristic approach to Vertikal, filled with soul-crushing machines and misty tunes. Premiered through Rock-a-Rolla.

Lit is a ritualistic drone orgy made almost exclusively out of Gaahl‘s spine-chilling vocals. Premiered through Indie Recordings.

Feast your ears.

 

Obsidian Kingdom signs to Season of Mist

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Obsidian Kingdom is no longer an independent band. We have come to this hard resolution having one and only one thing in mind: to keep making music for you.

Because we want you to know about us if you don’t already. We want to be able to play in your town or very near. We want you to spin our records without having to pay inflated shipping prices. And we would rather invest our limited and valuable human resources in making music, not in bureaucracy.

Season of Mist is one of the biggest, strongest and longest-lived independent labels that we know. It is certainly home to legends such as Morbid Angel, Mayhem and Cynic, but what makes it so attractive for us to be part of the family is the way they respect and support the aesthetic identity and artistic ideas of the bands they work with. On top of everything else, they are devoted music lovers just like ourselves.

And from now on, we will be working side by side to bring our music to your ears in the best and most efficient way possible, starting with the long-time demanded re-issue of our debut album, Mantiis, which will happen this autumn 2014. In the meantime, we are already writing more music for you to bask in…

Wish us luck on this brave step, and we will repay you a thousand-fold.

Thank you.

 

MARCH MMXIV

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We know that we have been rather quiet this winter, but it’s just the calm before the storm. Anyway, is it spring yet?

Songs from Laibach, Pink Floyd, Emptyset and the like. Enjoy!

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You can listen to past playlists here.

TORN & BURNT 2013 PRESS SUMMARY

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 Torn & Burnt

 

Just like its predecessor did and in spite of its tricky nature, TORN & BURNT is also carving a niche in the pages of the specialized music media, to the point of having been included on several “best of 2013″ charts among heavyweights such as Ulver, Deafheaven or Leprous.

some TORN & BURNT press quotes

“The album is very consistent and carries the same tone throughout. Every track has a very dark and ominous feel to it, and does a great job of derailing itself at the appropriate times, thus keeping the listener engaged.”
4/5 @ Sputnik Music

“(…) much of this album is pretty heavy electronic but out of context it’s fairly unbelievable that these tracks came from an album dominated by Death and Progressive Metal. Kudos to all the artists involved to making this such a compelling and unique release (…)”
Hearfeel

“Estamos ante una revelación brutal, otra más de este grupo, que tan sólo es cuestión de tiempo que alcance cotas más altas.”
Rafabasa

“Like ‘Mantiis’, ‘Torn and Burnt’ is not an easy album to digest, but that’s the point.”
Backseat Mafia

“(…) el siguiente paso en su imparable carrera hacía el culto definitivo.”
Stun.es


Read MORE REVIEWS

TORN & BURNT @ Best of 2013 Charts

#2 Best Album of 2013 @ Studio Suicide

#6 Best Album of 2013 @ Goliath is Dead

#10 Best Album of 2013 @ The Shaman’s Blog

#10 Best Metal Album of 2013 @ Friedhof

DECEMBER MMXIII

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Another season has gone by, so here’s our quarterly collection of moody songs to warm up your cold winter nights!

Featuring Death in June, Scott Walker and Death Grips among many others – hope you enjoy these songs as much as we do.

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You can listen to past playlists here.

NMC Live

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Northern Music Company Live

 

We are so proud to announce that Obsidian Kingdom is now a member of the NMC live family, alongside frontline bands such as Pain of Salvation, Cult of Luna, Shining (NOR), AmenRa and The Ocean. We just couldn’t ask for better company.

Obsidian Kingdom Drone Set @ Hangar

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Last Friday 29th of November we had the honor to welcome Mark Cunningham to perform at one of our Drone Sets during the first Ritual Cvlt BCN Party.

And since we don’t get to jam with a legend like him every day, we thought that this time we’d record it and share it with you.

Enjoy.

 

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TORN & BURNT IS OUT NOW

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Torn & Burnt

 

“TORN & BURNT – The Mantiis Remixes” is out now.

Download it for free or on our Bandcamp site.

Featuring astounding reworks of seven tracks from MANTIIS, signed by artists as renowned as Oktopus (Dälek), Subheim, Poordream, Necro Deathmort, Jr Morgue, Drumcorps, Larvae and Mothboy.

Learn more about them and the remixing process on the album’s official site.

Taking a huge step beyond Rock and Metal, TORN & BURNT offers a new and fresh approach towards Obsidian Kingdom’s music, giving our fans the opportunity to rediscover these seven songs through the prism of electronic-related styles such as Abstract Hip-hop, Ambient, Breakcore, Idm or Dubstep.

A limited deluxe digipack edition is available on our online store, with artwork curated by Belgian artist and taxidermist Raf Veulemans and Majorcan designer Tomeu Mulet.

Open your mind and let it scorch your ears.