Enjoy the haunting piece now:
Earlier this year, the Rock I+D team came to us with a fantastic idea: a full Rock I+D issue curated by Obsidian Kingdom.
After many months of work, the result is magnificent: a literary adaptation of A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER in magazine format, with a splendid layout and appearances by 65daysofstatic, Altar of Plagues, Viva Belgrado, Jardin de la Croix, Necro Deathmort, Trono de Sangre, Jaime Gomez Arellano, Ester Segarra and Sergio Albert Avilés, dealing with various topics such as genre boundaries, social control through the entertainment industry or the psychological unstability inherent to artistic professions.
Plus, we appear naked in the centerfold.
You can read it here!
Our european tour has come to an end – after 12000 km through 22 shows, 12 countries and countless hours of sheer joy, how could we not miss all of these amazing people?
Heartfelt thanks to all of you who have made this possible – Intronaut, Shining, NMC Live, our lovely crew, attendants, promoters, journalists, photographers and everyone that has shared with us this unforgettable experience. We will carry it forever deep within our hearts.
Until we meet again, dear friends!
Expect a mind-bending experience of frantic entertainment and ominous portents, because A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER is coming your way and we’re bringing the heavy artillery along…
06 SEP (NO) John Dee, Oslo
08 SEP (DK) Loppen, Copenhagen
09 SEP (DE) Logo, Hamburg
10 SEP (DE) Cassiopeia, Berlin
11 SEP (PL) B90, Gdansk
12 SEP (PL) Minoga, Poznan
13 SEP (CZ) Futurum, Prague
14 SEP (DE) Strom, Munich
15 SEP (AU) Viper Room, Vienna
17 SEP (IT) Lo-Fi, Milan
18 SEP (IT) Init, Rome
19 SEP (IT) Freakout Club, Bologna
20 SEP (CH) Werk 21, Zurich
21 SEP (CH) Les Docks, Lausanne
22 SEP (FR) CCO Villeurbanne, Lyon
23 SEP (FR) Le Preo, Oberhausbergen
24 SEP (BE) VK, Brussels
25 SEP (UK) The Dome, London
26 SEP (FR) La Boule Noire, Paris
27 SEP (NL) Patronaat, Haarlem
28 SEP (NL) Paard van Troje, Den Haag
29 SEP (NL) Neushoorn, Leeuwarden
30 SEP (DE) Euroblast Festival, Essigfabrik, Cologne
We have also produced a special vinyl edition of the album that will be available during the tour – a limited run of 305 copies in all their pink translucent glory, hand numbered and sealed by us. Don’t miss out!
See you on the road!
Our last European tour was so incredible that we can hardly wait to hit the road again… This new adventure will bring A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER to more than ten countries, through twenty epic shows that you will find very hard to forget.
Check out all of our upcoming live dates here. See you on the road!
Here’s our new lineup in all its decadent glory, as captured by the gifted Sergio Albert some weeks ago at a fancy club in the capital. So, it is about time we made it official: everyone say hello to Eaten Roll I, our new guitar player.
Already a big fan of the band when the chance came up, she fought her way through more than 40 applicants and won – despite never having picked up an electric guitar in her entire life. A crafty designer and a local psychedelic folk starlet, she is the perfect addition to our line-up, and you are going to hear her roar in the near future. Zer0 will be sorely missed, but Seerborn Ape Tot is in charge of the synths now, so you will still be getting 100% Obsidian Kingdom, as always.
Times change and the seasons roll on by, but this one will be A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER… See you very soon on the road!
A spiked cocktail of city spleen, conspiranoia and personal trauma; blue like the stagnant water in the pool of a marooned holiday resort and heavy like the silence after the next radiant apocalypse.
Produced by the much sought after Jaime Gómez Arellano (Paradise Lost, Ghost) and featuring the stellar performances of Attila Csihar (Mayhem, Sunn O)))) and Kristoffer Rygg (Ulver), our newest album flirts elegantly with alternative rock, electronics and extreme metal to provide you with a full-bodied and unforgettable experience.
A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER is out right now via Season of Mist and it comes in three different and exclusive formats, each one curated by the Spanish design star-combo Ritxi Ostáriz (Ihsahn, Leprous) and Elena Gallén (Reebok, VICE). Get you limited copy now from our online store.
“A decisive step in a different direction to see just how far the path of experimentation can take Obsidian Kingdom’s music.” SPUTNIK MUSIC
“A smoldering conceptual journey through a world that’s just beyond real, so close that you can feel the chill on your skin.” ANGRY METAL GUY
“Obsidian Kingdom are clearly playing the long game, and for this they should be rightly praised.” PROG
A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER comes early this time! Stream the full album now and dive deep into its troubled currents, while we all wait for its release next Friday 11th March!
Pre-order the album HERE!
Because what better time than July for A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER?
A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER due out 11 Marh 2016 through Season of Mist, and it’s available for pre-order now.
The last A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER teaser is out, featuring Kristoffer Rygg from our beloved Ulver.
Directed by Sílvia Subirós & Obsidian Kingdom.
A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER is available for pre-order now.