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.