Transcending Obscurity

Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Louis Rando of Depravity

April 26, 2018

We caught up with Depravity drummer Louis Rando to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

Track Premiere: Nigredo – “Sons of Worthlessness”

March 28, 2018

Athens, Greece power duo Nigredo brings the danger with its dark, diverse take on dissonant black metal.

Track Premiere: Exalter – ‘Grip of Fear’

December 14, 2017

Stream a brand new song from thrash metal warriors Exalter right now!

Marginal Keep the Crust-Grind Flame Burning

November 20, 2017

Marginal are keeping the crust-grind flame alive and well. Listen to new song “Leech Invader” now.

Full Album Stream: Jupiterian – “Terraforming”

November 7, 2017

Brazilian sludge purveyors Jupiterian stream their new album and reveal its writing process.

Track Premiere: Sweden’s Paganizer let swing the scythe with “Prey to Death”

June 13, 2017

Check out this exclusive premiere of “Prey to Death,” from Land of Weeping Souls, the new album from Sweden’s Paganizer.

Album premiere: Norse’s “The Divine Light of a New Sun”

May 18, 2017

Australia’s Norse are dropping their next batch of mind-bending black metal songs next week; we’re giving you an exclusive stream of the whole album today.

Track Premiere: Henry Kane – ‘En själ till salu’

February 10, 2017

Henry Kane, the solo project of Wombbath’s Jonny Pettersson, bombard the listener with crust-influenced death metal.

Rudra explore the self, pluralism, other smart things in ‘Enemy of Duality’

December 22, 2016

We catch up with Singapore’s Rudra to talk about the lyrical and musical approaches of their new album, Enemy of Duality.

Track Premiere: Soothsayer – ‘Of Locust And Moths’

December 2, 2016

Soothsayer continues to hone their hulking doom metal on “Of Locust And Moths.”

Transcending Obscurity showcases metal from around the globe

August 18, 2016

Kunal Choksi is working around the clock with Transcending Obscurity to spread the good word. We caught up with Choksi to get his good word.