We are proud to announce that Oblivion has joined the Unique Leader family.
OBLIVION formed with the intent of creating extreme metal music that will last the ages, music that transcends genres and time. The band features an all-star cast of metal musicians.: bassist Ben Orum was the founder and primary songwriter in All Shall Perish, lead singer Dr. Nick Vasallo is a professor of Music and internationally acclaimed modernist composer, guitarist Victor Dods is completing his PhD in Math, guitarist Ted O’Neill is a 25 year veteran from the scene, and drummer Luis Martinez is a young musical phenom trained by Ndugu Chancler. Their debut album “Called to Rise” which was produced by Zack Ohren of Castle Ultimate Studios (Suffocation, Immolation, Decrepit Birth, Deeds of Flesh) has been unanimously praised by both critics and fans. The self-released debut sold out immediately and is now being reissued by Unique Leader Records. Already being heralded as “the best new death metal band in years” OBLIVION has several unique features which will intrigue the masses.
The official worldwide street date for “Called to Rise” is October 15th.
What Critics Are Saying:
“The must-own album of 2013.“–METAL INJECTION
“A progressive metal masterpiece with elements of various genres that, when coupled with the undeniable instrumental prowess and the amazing vocal performance, makes for an enjoyable roller coaster of technicality and variety.“ –SPUTNIK MUSIC
“And the verdict is obvious. “Called To Rise” stands tall as what’s sure to be one of the best Death Metal releases of 2013.“–THE CIRCLE PIT
“The finest debut ever written.“–METAL ARCHIVES
“Vasallo has a beastly roar and a blackened shriek capable of causing your soul’s muscles to spasm uncontrollably in fear.“–NO CLEAN SINGING
“Flashes of flat-out brilliance throughout the album.“–HEAVY BLOG IS HEAVY
“An eleven song display of nothing more than pure aggression with more musical depth than many bands can find in their entire discography.“–SPUTNIK MUSIC