Hope to see you there – and stay tuned for more exciting news very soon!
It’s official: MANTIIS will be re-issued by Season of Mist next October 24th (28th in North America). Pre-orders are already available, and don’t forget it sold out last time!
Get your copy here.
We would like to express our most sincere gratitude to the half a thousand gals and lads that made us feel (better than) at home this weekend at Bloodstock Festival. THANK YOU!
Enjoy a taste of it, as seen through the privileged eye of Ester Segarra.
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 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.
Can’t hardly wait to see you all there!
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.
Feast your ears.
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.
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!
You can listen to past playlists here.
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.
“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 (…)”
“Estamos ante una revelación brutal, otra más de este grupo, que tan sólo es cuestión de tiempo que alcance cotas más altas.”
“Like ‘Mantiis’, ‘Torn and Burnt’ is not an easy album to digest, but that’s the point.”
“(…) el siguiente paso en su imparable carrera hacía el culto definitivo.”
Read MORE REVIEWS
#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
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.
You can listen to past playlists here.