Steffen Kummerer

Name Steffen Kummerer
Birth date 01 Juni 1985
Land Germany
Stadt Chemnitz

Obscura (GER-1)

Thulcandra (GER)


2003 2005 Die Band Seite

Steffen Kummerer was born in Chemnitz, Saxony, on 1 June 1985. He started playing keyboard at the age of 9 and later learned to play guitar, bass and drums.

In addition, Kummerer has a degree as master of engineering in media technology, and received his graduate degree after the completion of the Omnivium record.

After studying Media Engineering at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology, he teaches audio & video production, design and photography at University of Applied Sciences, Landshut.

In 2002, Steffen Kummerer begun to study guitar and founded the progressive death metal band Obscura.

In 2003, he created the black metal group Thulcandra. Both bands received international respect, Obscura released three full length albums and one demo and gained worldwide recognition, Thulcandra released two full length and one demo up to date.

In 2009, the album Cosmogenesis was released via Relapse Records and cracked the US Newcomer Billboard. Two years later in 2011, Omnivium entered Billboard charts again and sold 2,000 records within the first week in the USA alone, and while the record also landed on the Germany's Newcomer Charts.

Steffen also produces various video clips and art. Best known examples include his work for the song "Anticosmic Overload" and graphic concepts for both of his bands.

Since 2013, he teaches audio & video production at Landshut University of Applied Sciences.

Produced albums