Progressive metal masters NE OBLIVISCARIS will be embarking on a string of tour dates in Australia on May 9 along with label-mates BEYOND CREATION! In conjunction with the upcoming trek, the band has shared pro-shot live video footage from their concert in Montreal from October 10, 2018. The clip, which was recorded and edited by Dr. Light Productions, was originally shared exclusively to the band’s Patreon subscribers, but can now be viewed publicly at THIS LOCATION.
Vocalist/violinist Tim Charles comments, “Our live show is to us is such a vital part of what we do. That chance to really feel the connection between you and the audience through the music is something so special. It’s what we live for. When performing in Montreal last October we had the chance to film the show and are pleased to release this live video of two songs – ‘Libera Pt 1/Urn Pt 2.’ We are excited to get back on the road playing here in Australia in a couple weeks time alongside some amazing bands for what is going to be our biggest ever headline shows anywhere in the world, before heading back to Europe for a festival tour in June as well. We hope you enjoy the video and that we see you at a live show sometime soon!”
Additionally, NE OBLIVISCARIS has been nominated for an Indie Music Award in the Metal/Hardcore song category for the track “Intra Venus.” Fans can vote for the song HERE and can view the nominees at THIS LOCATION.
For exclusive NE OBLIVISCARIS updates and perks, you can subscribe to their Patreon HERE.
05/09: Adelaide (AU) @ Lion Arts Factory
05/10: Melbourne (AU) @ 170 Russell
05/11: Sydney (AU) @ Manning Bar
05/12: Brisbane (AU) @ The Triffio
NE OBLIVISCARIS other 2019 dates
06/22: Dessel (BE) @ Graspop Metal Meeting 2019 (Exact date TBA)
NE OBLIVISCARIS will be touring in support of their latest release Urn, which can be streamed HERE.
NE OBLIVISCARIS‘ third album, Urn is bound to be a career defining moment. The Australian extreme prog shooting stars have honed and re-balanced the key elements of their unique sound to a razor sharp musical edge. The dynamic entwining of fierce growls and emotive clean vocals, the contrast between devastating et intricate guitar riffs and thundering drums against an unleashed violin and gorgeous string parts as well as the perfect blending of epic progressive and intense extreme metal forms of expression are all marking a new peak in the steep rise of the band.
Founded in the beautiful Australian coastal city of Melbourne, Victoria in the year 2003, NE OBLIVISCARIS took the inspiration for their name from the proud motto of Clan Campbell based in Argyll, Scotland, which means “forget not”. From the start, this collective of exceptional musicians made it clear that they did not intend to follow any trends or walk on well-trodden paths. Their first demo, The Aurora Veil (2007) had a massive impact in the metal underground far beyond the fifth continent and already their debut full-length Portal of I (2012) reached mainstream music press, which praised a unique array of influences and the characteristic virtuoso violin.
NE OBLIVISCARIS immediately climbed remarkably higher on the ladder with sophomore opus Citadel (2014) by adding avant-garde approaches including jazz, flamenco, progressive rock, and many other wide-ranged influences to their solid metal base.
Parallel to their success on a critical level and with an ever-growing host of die-hard fans, the Australians increased their reputation as an excellent live act with extensive touring literally around the globe. The financial base for this was laid by NE OBLIVISCARIS‘ ground-breaking use of modern day crowd-funding campaigns. This includes an ongoing Patreon membership scheme under the moniker The Ne Obluminati, which is revolutionising the relationship between band and fans by using the ancient concept of patronage in today’s democratic setting.
Urn will lift NE OBLIVISCARIS to the next level. Outstanding musicianship meets excellent songwriting and a firework of brilliant ideas. Evening out the scales between extreme and progressive metal, the Aussies carve their own path. Spin Urn on heavy rotation and NE OBLIVISCARIS will take you to a whole new dimension of musical delights.