Obscura to rerelease Retribution

Germany’s Obscura will see the reissue of their debut album Retribution next month via Relapse. The 2006 release has been re-mastered, re-packaged and features three bonus tracks. Retribution will be released on February 16th with additional release information available here.

Obscura are currently out on the 2010 Bonecrusher Fest with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD, NECROPHOBIC, and more. This European tour will conclude on February 6th in Holland.

Immediately following the Bonecrusher Fest, Obscura will team-up with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER for a four week U.S. tour. This tour kicks-off on February 24th in Atlanta, GA and also includes AUGURY and HATESPHERE. A complete listing of Obscura tour dates can be found below.

Obscura just released an official guitar tablature book for their breakthrough release Cosmogenesis earlier this month. The 145-page book contains the full tablature for all rhythm and lead guitar tracks on the album, expanded album artwork, track by track commentary and an introduction from the band, as well as a digital download of Cosmogenesis which includes isolated rhythm guitar and solo tracks, and more. Complete release information can be found here.

Obscura is available for interviews upon request.  To speak with the band, simply contact Betsey Cichoracki at Relapse Records via any of the means listed at the bottom of this message.  Updated Obscura news / album / tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website: www.RELAPSE.com and the official OBSCURA website: www.OBSCURA-METAL.com.

Obscura Tour Dates:

***All dates from January 29 thru February 6 as part of Bonecrusher Fest 2010 w/ THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD, NECROPHOBIC, THE FACELESS, CARNIFEX, INGESTED***

January 29  Durango, Spain             Plateruena

January 30  Paris, France                 Trabendo

January 31  Antwerp, Belgium           Muziekodroom

February 1  Bristol, UK                        Academy

February 2  Leeds, UK                       Rios

February 3  Glasgow, UK                  Garage

February 4  Birmingham, UK            Academy

February 5  London, UK                    ULU

February 6  Utrecht, Holland             Tivoli

***All dates from February 24 thru March 24 w/ THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, AUGURY and HATESPHERE***

February 24 Atlanta, GA                   Masquerade

February 25 St. Petersburg, FL         State Theatre

February 26 Ft. Lauderdale, FL         The Culture Room

February 27 Orlando, FL                   The Social

March 1      Houston, TX                   Meridian

March 2      Dallas, TX                      Granada Theatre

March 3      San Antonio, TX            White Rabbit

March 5      Tucson, AZ                    The Rock

March 6      Los Angeles, CA            The Roxy

March 7      San Francisco, CA         Slims

March 8      Portland, OR                 Hawthorne Theatre

March 9      Seattle, WA                  El Corazon

March 10    Boise, ID                       The Venue

March 12    Denver, CO                    Marquis Theatre

March 13    Lawrence, KS                The Bottleneck

March 14    Des Moines, IA              House of Bricks

March 15    St. Paul, MN                 Station 4

March 16    Chicago, IL                    Reggies

March 18    Washington, DC            Rock N Roll Hotel

March 19    Philadelphia, PA            First Unitarian Church

March 20    New York, NY                Santo’s Party House

March 21    Cambridge, MA              Middle East

March 22    Allentown, PA                Crocodile Rock

March 23    Pittsburgh, PA               Mr. Smalls

March 24    Detroit, MI                     Magic Stick


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