OBAKE: New Record ‘Mutations’ Now Streaming; Album Released This Week Via Rare Noise Records


OBAKE are Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari (vocals, piano, electronics), Eraldo Bernocchi (guitar, electronics), Balazs Pandi (drums) and Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree – bass). Mutations is the second album by OBAKE, released this week via Rare Noise Records.

Mutations arrives at the place where the energies of metal fuse with ambient electronica, jazz, and noise with the precision of math-rock and the groove of blues. OBAKE‘s sound harks back to the dawn of hard-rock, drawing upon a variety of influences from Sunn 0))), Popul Vuh, Ashra Tempel as much as Slayer, Tool, Melvins and Coil. Obake are made all the more distinctive by the fluid lyrical delivery and musings of a commanding operatic voice.

Imposing in its darkness, encompassing in its beauty and ever powerful, OBAKE have lost not of their might since the release of their debut, if anything, with Mutations, they are more captivating now than ever before. OBAKE have taken their influences and created something that is uniquely their own.

Mutations was recorded by Daniel Sandor at Metropol Studio in Budapest, produced and mixed by Eraldo Bernocchi and Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari at The Place in Tuscany and mastered by Michael Fossenkemper at Turtletone Studio – NYC.

Now stream Mutations in its haunting entirety over on SoundCloud.

Obake 'Mutations' Artwork

Mutations track listing:
1 . Seven Rotten Globes
2 . Seth Light
3 . Transfiguration
4 . Thanatos
5 . Second Death Of Foreg
6 . Burnt Down
7 . M
8 . Infinite Chain

OBAKE are to perform the following upcoming shows this December, the dates so far confirmed are as follows:

OBAKE tour dates:
12.12 Kufstein @ Kufa
14.12 Linz @ Stadtwerkstatt
15.12 Vienna @ Arena
16.12 Ljubljana @ Klub Gromka
17.12 Zagreb @ KSET
18.12 Milano @ Magnolia
20.12 Bologna @ Locomotiv


Source: Rarely Unable
Album design courtesy of Petulia Mattioli