NE OBLIVISCARIS unveil new live video for "And Plague Flowers the Kaleidoscope"
Progressive metal outfit NE OBLIVISCARIS is now sharing a brand new live video for its seminal song, “And Plague Flowers The Kaleidoscope,” which was recorded in Melbourne (AU) on May 10, 2019 at 170 Russell. The clip is taken from an upcoming ‘Live in Melbourne’ Blu-Ray performance that will only be available via the special collector’s edition of ‘Exul’. ‘Exul’ is due March 24, 2023, via Season Of Mist Records.
Watch “And Plague Flowers The Kaleidoscope” below.
NE OBLIVISCARIS comment: “This live performance video features audio that is almost completely unedited. It’s brilliantly imperfect. A genuine and an authentic representation of what our shows are like. This concert Blu Ray is a great example of how deeply we care about our music and the connection between ourselves and the audience. It’s 6 people that have worked for years (decades even) at their craft coming together to bring our music to life for audiences across the world and we are so excited to get back to doing that in 2023. We hope you enjoy this taste of NeO’s Live in Melbourne Blu Ray. See you all on the EXUL world tour (EU/UK this May and USA/CAN Oct/Nov + more TBA) for our own moment to share together!“
Watch the previously released “Equus” below.
NE OBLIVISCARIS are proud to announce a new European tour, together with PERSEFONE! The trek will kick off their ‘Exul’ EU/UK tour at the Tavastia venue in Helsinki (FI) on May 5 and sees the band traveling throughout 15 countries in the weeks to follow! A full list of confirmed dates and support acts can be found below.
Regarding the video’s powerful yet sombre message, the band explains: “‘Equus’ is dedicated to the lives lost during the lethal bush fires that scarred Australia in 2019-2020. Alongside the people who died or were affected, many millions, if not billions, of animals were killed or displaced from their natural habitats, the enormity of this is something that will never be forgotten, and should not be ignored. It is also a warning that the world we live in is changing from the damage we as a species have contributed to. Within this video, the dancer represents a scorched Mother Earth, from horror to humanity, ever in tune with the heart and flow of the song (and world), and ultimately aware of the inevitable and ever growing destructive cycle we are in.” Pre-orders for ‘Exul’ are now available HERE.Pre-save the album on streaming services HERE.NE OBLIVISCARIS frontman Tim Charles comments on behalf of the band: “We are so excited to announce not only the first part of our ‘EXUL’ world tour for all our EU/UK Ne Obluminati, but also unveil our new album’s track-list & stunning cover, courtesy of Xen. This album has been 5 long years in the making and we are so incredibly proud of every second of it. Stay tuned for your first taste in the coming days!“
The album can already be pre-saved here: https://orcd.co/neoexul
NE OBLIVISCARIS+PERSEFONE +ASYMMETRIC UNIVERSE* +THE OMNIFIC**05/05/2023 Tavastia, Helsinki (FI)*06/05/2023 Klubi, Tampere (FI)*09/05/2023 Bla, Oslo (NO)*10/05/2023 Pumpehuset, Copenhagen (DK)*11/05/2023 Headcrash, Hamburg (DE)*13/05/2023 Luxor, Cologne (DE)*14/05/2023 Trix, Antwerp (BE)*16/05/2023 Grand Social, Dublin (IE)*17/05/2023 Slay, Glasgow (UK)*18/05/2023 Rebellion, Manchester (UK)*19/05/2023 Islington Academy, London (UK)*20/05/2023 Gebr. de Nobel, Leiden (NL)**21/05/2023 Petit Bain, Paris (FR)**22/05/2023 Ferrailleur, Nantes (FR)**24/05/2023 Hard Club, Porto (PT)**25/05/2023 RCA Club, Lisbon (PT)**26/05/2023 Nazca, Madrid (ES)**27/05/2023 Boveda, Barcelona (ES)**29/05/2023 Kofmehl Hall, Solothurn (CH)**30/05/2023 Strom, Munich (DE)**31/05/2023 Viper Room, Vienna (AT)**01/06/2023 Futurum, Prague (CZ)**02/06/2023 Hole44, Berlin (DE)**03/06/2023 Naumann, Leipzig (DE)**
Track-list1. Equus (12:13)2. Misericorde I – As the Flesh Falls (7:33)3. Misericorde II – Anatomy of Quiescence (9:22)4. Suspyre (10:09)5. Graal (8:53)6. Anhedonia (3:43)Total playing time: 51:53
Recording line-up:Xen- Harsh VocalsTim Charles – Clean Vocals, Violin, Viola & KeyboardsBenjamin Baret- Lead GuitarsMatthew Klavins- GuitarMartino Garattoni – BassDan Presland- DrumsCurrent line-up:Xen- Harsh VocalsTim Charles – Clean Vocals, Violin, Viola & KeyboardBenjamin Baret- Lead & Acoustic GuitarMatthew Klavins- GuitarMartino Garattoni – BassGuest musicians:Additional Violin on tracks 1, 2 & 3 performed by Emma CharlesAdditional vocals on Track 1 performed by Alana K VocalCello on Tracks 1 & 4 performed by Dalai TheofilopoulouCover artwork: Xen