Members include; Luc Lemay, Kevin Hufnagel, Colin Marston, Patrice Hamelin, Steve MacDonald, Stéphane Provencher, Steeve Hurdle, Sylvain Marcoux, Daniel Mongrain, Éric Giguère, Patrick Robert, Steve Cloutier, John Longstreth. Rated #11 in the best albums of 1998, and #519 of all-time album.. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Gorguts at the Discogs Marketplace. This album is stylistically a mix between the earlier albums and Obscura. While the gods did not smile upon them enough to make them very popular, their first two albums were masterpieces of 90s death metal– especially their second LP, Erosion of Sanity.Nobody would accuse them of being the most original band, but all of the good people … After Obscura, Hurdle left and was replaced by Dan Mongrain of the technical death band Martyr, and Robert was replaced by Steve MacDonald on drums. The band fell silent for five years. “Obscura” is the opening and title track of Gorgut’s highly notable third album. DEATH METAL PIONEERS LAUNCH THEIR NEW ALBUM The entire album has provoked everything from outright hatred to endless intrigue and anything in between. Gorguts' next album, From Wisdom to Hate, was released in 2001. Obscura is the third full-length album by Canadian death metal band Gorguts.The album was released on June 23, 1998 through the now-defunct Olympic Recordings, but has since been reissued by a number of labels, in particular Century Media in 2015. Since its release, Obscura has come to be regarded as one of the most important albums in the technical death metal genre, and as "one of the … 008 633 129-2; CD). Characterized by complex song structures, meaningful dissonance, excellent dual vocals handled by Lemay and Big Steeve, make this one of the most important albums in death metal history, without exaggerating. Explore releases from Gorguts at Discogs. Released 23 June 1998 on Olympic (catalog no. Gorguts - Obscura music album discussion and ratings. The album features complex riffs and multi-layered dissonant harmonies and have influenced several other progressive death metal artists. Many assumed Gorguts was no more, until 1998 when Luc Lemay assembled a new lineup and unleashed a classic in avant-garde death metal "Obscura", which many will agree is the most technical, chaotic and downright lucid metal album ever recorded. Obscura, an Album by Gorguts. Genres: Technical Death Metal, Avant-Garde Metal. Gorguts’ Obscura is one of the most revolutionary, innovative & influential death metal albums of all time. Gorguts is a Canadian technical death metal band from Sherbrooke, Quebec, formed in 1989. Album Rating: 4.0 The problem with this album is that it gets repetitive in its unnecessarily long playtime. Gorguts official website - Home page. I love all Gorguts albums, but Obscura obviously stands in a league of its own. Once upon a time in the magical land of Roadrunner, there was a sweet death metal band called Gorguts. 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