2016

DARKNESS OFFICIAL STREAMING

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Is the apocalypse necessarily a bad thing?

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The structures of our youth are disintegrating, and the truths we took for granted have been left to decay. In the light of the imminent collapse, why not celebrate change with a thunderous explosion? Isn’t the end of all things the most beautiful sight to behold? DARKNESS will ask you these questions, and many more.

This one could be A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER…

DARKNESS – 3RD SINGLE FROM A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER

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Feel the scorching and colorful explosion that is DARKNESS; the third single from the imminent A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER is streaming right now through the following media partners:

(DE) SLAM Magazine
(ES) Pitchline Zine
(FR) Horns Up
(GR) Metalpaths
(HU) Kronos Mortus
(IS) Andfari
(NO) Eternal Terror
(PL) Kvlt
(PT) Ultraje
(UA) Antichrist Magazine
(UK) Rock’n'Reel

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IGNIS FATUUS REMIX

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Our dear Maud the Moth kindly asked us to remix her song IGNIS FATUUS; so we drowned her voice in drones and murky synths, of course.

Catch us both live next April at OBSIDIAN KINGDOM + maud the moth!

A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER PRESENTATION SHOWS

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We’re proud to announce our first A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER presentation shows in Madrid and Barcelona, soon to be followed by more European dates. Thanks to Madness Live! and Northern Music Live for their help in making this happen.

Obsidian Kingdom A Year With No Summer presentation shows Spain 2016

TEATRO BARCELÓ, MADRID

+ TRONO DE SANGRE
9 APRIL 2016
Advanced 10€ / Box Office 14€
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SALA APOLO, BARCELONA

+ MAUD THE MOTH
16 APRIL 2016
Advanced 10€ / Box Office 14€
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BLACK SWAN MOCKUMENTARY

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How would life be in a world with no summer?

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The BLACK SWAN mockumentary suggests a dramatic and unexpected shift in the routines that define our comfort zones. How would you react to being stripped of the illusion of freedom? Would you long for an idyllic past, warped by memory? Or would you rather adapt to the promise of a hostile and sublime future?

A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER is drawing near. Pre-order your copy in any of its three different formats here.

BLACK SWAN MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE

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Plunge into the dystopian mockumentary we produced for BLACK SWAN, the second single from A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER; streaming right now through the following media partners:

 Obsidian Kingdom 2016 by Ester Segarra - Black Swan mockumentary

(US) PopMatters
(UK) Terrorizer
(ES) Mondo Sonoro
(DE) Metal.de
(PT) Ultraje
(GR) Rocking
(HU) Lángoló Gitárok
(UA) Antichrist Magazine
(JP) Marunouchi Muzik
(NO) Metal Hammer

 

You can pre-order A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER in any of its various formats here.

Away/Absent official streaming

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What if artificial paradises could last forever?

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AWAY/ABSENT is a song about not being here, but not being quite there yet, either. It’s a frozen frame in a huge leap to the void, as if one could endlessly cherish the joys of letting go, without having to hit the ground, ever. But this time, your daily dose of evasive drugs is going to taste a little bit more sour.

Prepare yourself for A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER.


AWAY/ABSENT – 1st single from A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER

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You are ardently invited to listen to AWAY/ABSENT, the first single from our much expected and epic new album A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER, due out 11th March 2016 via Season of Mist. It is currently streaming at the following media partners:

(UK) Prog
(US) Invisible Oranges
(ES) Rockzone Magazine
(DE) metal.de
(IT) Metalitalia.com
(PL) Musick Magazine
(FR) Radio Metal
(PT) Ultraje
(HU) Lángoló Gitárok
(GR) Rock Overdose
(IN) Metal Wani
(FI) Kaaoszine
(JP) Marunouchi Muzik Magazine
(IS) Andfari
(NL) Never Mind The Hype

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AWAY/ABSENT is offering you a quick escape from your dull everyday existence with a thrilling ride through stimulation overload, amphetamine-induced happiness and complete abandon before the inevitable end. Let the colorful melodies, relentless noise loops and muffled screams carry you to a brighter and more pleasant place!

 

Obsidian Kingdom 2016 by Ester Segarra

 

Produced by the much sought after Jaime Gómez Arellano (Paradise Lost, Ghost, Ulver), A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER means the perfect soundtrack to the next apocalypse. Flirting elegantly with alternative rock, electronics and extreme metal, it provides the listener with a full-bodied and brooding experience, one that she will find very hard to forget.

 

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10000 A YEAR WITH NO SUMMER
20000 10TH APRIL
30000 DARKNESS
40000 THE KANDINSKY GROUP
50000 THE POLYARNIK
60000 BLACK SWAN
70000 AWAY/ABSENT

 

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Pre-order your copy now in any of its three different formats, each one featuring exclusive artwork curated once again by Spanish design star-combo Ritxi Ostáriz (Ihsahn, Leprous) and Elena Gallén (Reebok, VICE).

Feast your ears and expect to hear from us again soon!

BE PROG! MY FRIEND 2016

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We’re so proud to announce that we’ll be playing next year’s Be Prog! My Friend festival in Barcelona. This will be the go-to Prog event of 2016 and we couldn’t be happier to see our name among so many amazing and diverse acts such as Steven Wilson, Opeth, Magma or Agent Fresco.

Obsidian Kingdom - Be Prog! My Friend 2016

You can get your tickets here.

This is the first of many live dates that are to be announced for 2016. Our next album, A Year With No Summer, will be released through Season of Mist in March 11, and we’ll tour heavily behind it.

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