|Luis Martinez - Oblivion "Binary Souls" Drum Play-Through|
|Tuesday, 29 January 2013 20:28|
Luis Martinez is 19 years old, studies jazz percussion and was the last drummer for the band Antagony. Luis uses Pearl Forum Series drums: 22" bass drums, and 10", 12", 16" toms with Evans coated heads. The snare has the Evans Onyx head and Superkick 2's on both bass drums. Luis also uses Zildjian A-Custom & ZHT cymbals, Axis pedals, Sound Percussion sticks, Roland triggers, and an Alesis DM5 drum module.
"Called to Rise" is the debut album from California-based death metal quintet: Oblivion. Featuring founding members from bands such as Antagony, All Shall Perish, Hacksaw To The Throat, and Feast. "Called to Rise" was the #1 selling Metal release on Bandcamp for 8 weeks. It has been heralded as "the must-own album of 2013--one of the coolest and most unexpected experiences you could ever get with a death metal album" (Metal Injection), and is already considered "the best death metal release of 2013" (The Circle Pit). Oblivion has now been placed at "the top of the death metal ladder. 99/100" (Encyclopaedia Metallum).
Oblivion formed with the intent of creating extreme metal music that will last the ages. Music that transcends genres and time. Members of Oblivion all have their own unique story: 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.
Oblivion "Called to Rise" was self-released on January 1st, 2013 and is available for purchase here.