February 22, 2020
SEMBLANT photo by Alceste Ribas

South American metallers SEMBLANT release new single MURDER OF CROWS from the soon to be released new album OBSCURA due for release on FRONTIERS MUSIC on 6 March 2020 and announce a live date at the Camden Underworld 6 April 2020.

Check the video for MURDER OF CROWS below:

A rapidly rising act in the South American metal scene, Semblant are more than ready to take the world stage. The band have already received international praise from the metal community with the 2014 release of their second album Lunar Manifesto, the singles from which (What Lies Ahead, Dark Of The Day and Incinerate) have racked up over 30 million views on YouTube.They are now ready for the next phase of their career with the upcoming release of their highly anticipated new album, Obscura.

Semblant formed in 2006 in Curitiba, Brazil when singer Sergio Mazul and keyboardist J. Augusto joined forces to create music that featured all the dark and aggressive elements they loved in metal music. The group eventually established a settled line-up with the addition of Mizuho Lin (female vocals), Juliano Ribeiro (guitar), Welyntom ‘Thor’ Sikora (drums) and Johann Piper (bass).


States Mazul: “The last few years were really intense for the band. ‘Lunar Manifesto’ received a lotof attention for quite a while after it was first released and it was actually issued twice, independently at first, and then a second time with our previous label (and that meant we promoted it for longer than originally intended). Besides that, we faced some extremely difficult moments in our personal lives during the songwriting process of Obscura and it definitely shows when you listen to it. We put our hearts into this record to help us deal with all the trouble we were facing during that time.”

Guitarist Ribeiro adds: Obscura is definitely a more mature record. We were really conscious of how we wanted it to be since the beginning of the process, so we took all the time we needed to make the album exactly how we wanted. It’s important to say that we’ve been together as a band for many years now and it also had a big impact on the end result of this record.”


Semblant will tour Europe in April 2020:


02.04.20  NAMUR Belvédère

03.04.20  ROTTERDAM Baroeg

04.04.20  PARIS La Boule Noire

05.04.20  WEINHEIM Café Central

06.04.20  LONDON Underworld

09.04.20  LISBON RCA Club

10.04.20  MADRID Nazca

11.04.20  BARCELONA Razzmatazz 3

12.04.20  LYON Rock & Eat

14.04.20  PRATTELN Z7

15.04.20  BERLIN Music And Freinden

16.04.20  KRAKOW Zaścianek

17.04.20  BRATISLAVA Randal Club

18.04.20  ROME Traffic

19.04.20  MILAN Dedolor Music Headquarter

20.04.20  MUNICH Backstage

OBSCURA
1  Murder Of Crows 2  Left Behind 3  Dethrone The Gods, Control The Masters (Legacy Of Blood Pt.Iv) 4  Mere Shadow 5  Porcelain 6  The Hunter, The Hunger  (Legacy Of Blood Pt.V) 7  Wasteland 8  Barely Breathing 9  Wallachia 10  Daydream Tragedy 11  Insomnia (Bonus Track)

SEMBLANT

Mizuho Lin – Fem. vocal

Sergio Mazul – Male vocal

Juliano Ribeiro – Guitar

Johann Piper – Bass

Thor Sikora – Drums

J. Augusto – Keyboards

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