AOTY 2021

A Valediction

Obscura - A Valediction
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 14 ratings
Liked by 1 person
November 19, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Nuclear Blast / Label
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TruLad69
40
Not what I (nor should anyone else with self respect) go looking for in the death metal genre. I got what I deserved. I’m all for weird time signatures and nonsense noodling, but jeez - have some tact. This is just an incredibly uncool overt display of alpha proficiency with none of the subtlety, or conversely self-parody, needed to pull it off. 15 year olds music. The bass tone in particular is honestly one of the worst/cheapest/I’ll-fitting things I’ve ever heard on a metal ... read more
tatakae712
90
Obscura se aleja del virtuosismo y la técnica excesiva para presentar su álbum más asequible, esto no es malo pues mantiene el poderio de su Technical Death Metal pero de forma más elegante, utiliza diversas formas como voces limpias o inclusive momentos más energéticos para traer consigo este álbum. Quizá es apresurado decirlo, pues este es el primer intento de Obscura en ir más allá de su zona de confort, pero estamos ... read more
ThePepe07
88
A great album of Technical Death Metal, so fancy.
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Track List

  1. Forsaken
  2. Solaris
  3. A Valediction
  4. When Stars Collide (feat. Björn "Speed" Strid)
  5. In Unity
  6. Devoured Usurper
  7. The Beyond
  8. Orbital Elements II
  9. The Neuromancer
  10. In Adversity
  11. Heritage
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Added on: June 16, 2021