Mar 02

OBSIDIAN KINGDOM stream new album, ‘A Year With No Summer’


Progressive rock outfit OBSIDIAN KINGDOM are streaming their new album ‘A Year with No Summer’. The album, hailed as “somewhere between Porcupine Tree and Radiohead with dashes of more traditional progressive rock swirling in the mix” (PopMatters) is streaming now at Prog Metal Zone.

Regarding their new album, the band comments:

“Our new album ‘A Year With No Summer’ is 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.”

‘A Year With No Summer’ will be released by Season of Mist worldwide on March 11. Pre-orders for the album are available at the Season of Mist E-Shop. The band are streaming a video for the track “Black Swan” now at PopMatters.

‘A Year With No Summer’, was recorded at Orgone Studios in London with Jaime Gómez Arellano (GHOST, PARADISE LOST, PRIMORDIAL, ENSLAVED, PURSON, CATHEDRAL). The artwork and track list for the album can be found below.

What the press is saying about OBSIDIAN KINGDOM:
“OBSIDIAN KINGDOM are the masters of every genre” – Metal Injection
“Not a sound nor emotion is left untouched.” – Sputnik Music

Track list:
1. A Year With No Summer
2. April 10th
3. Darkness
4. The Kandinsky Group
5. The Polyarnik
6. Black Swan
7. Away/Absent

Season of Mist previously re-issued OBSIDIAN KINGDOM’s originally self-released debut ‘Mantiis – An Agony in Fourteen Bites’. The album is streaming here.

OBSIDIAN KINGDOM previously announced their inclusion into this year’s “Be Prog! My Friend” festival in Barcelona. The fest, which begins on July 1 in Barcelona, sees the band play alongside OPETH, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, STEVE WILSON, and more. More information about the festival can be found below.

OBSIDIAN KINGDOM, an independent music project founded in Barcelona in 2005, first received acclaim from the European indy scene through their self-released concept album ‘Mantiis – An Agony in Fourteen Bites’ (2012). OBSIDIAN KINGDOM defy both tradition and their black metal origins, as they create their own unique style  eschewing conventions and genre boundaries.

OBSIDIAN KINGDOM news and updates will be made available through the Season of Mist website, the OBSIDIAN KINGDOM Facebook page.

July 1-2 Barcelona, Spain @ Be Prog! My Friend Fest

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