Sounds Like: Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age, Alice in Chains, System of a Down, Tool
Bio: "Formed from the ashes of our fore-bearers… we come from the dust."
Each member of Sol Obscura has a deep passion for music. Most people you might meet claim to love music... and that may very well be true. But for us, it is a desire rooted in the artistry of the word. Music is in our blood.
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“Not exactly coming out of nowhere, this American trio is based in the Los Angeles area, more precisely Orange. The three musicians – Bird (guitar and vocals), Cane (bass), and Sam (drums) – have finally come together after many years of experience with other bands. The music of Sol Obscura is extremely difficult to categorize. Even naming the groups that the band offers as influences doesn’t really help much (Tool, Faith No More, Alice In Chains, Animals As Leaders, Radiohead, old Metallica, Soundgarden, Dillinger Escape Plan, Gojira), since they are not readily recognizable in the songs themselves. One can only come to the conclusion that Sol Obscura already had a fully-developed sound and style when the band was born. With their musical mix, they could have been a band from the 90’s just as likely as an extraordinary contemporary group free from musical limitations and pressures, but with the hard sound of now. Even when Sol Obscura doesn’t quite reach the ingenuity of oth”