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Obake is an experimental band formed by Balázs Pándi (drums), Eraldo Bernocchi (guitar, electronics), Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari (vocals, electronics, keyboards), and Massimo Pupillo (bass, electronics). For their third album, Pándi was replaced by Jacopo Pierazzuol on drums. The name comes from the Japanese word お化け, which refers to a shapeshifter or ghost.
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Obake — Draugr Obake — Draugr
(RareNoise RNR067, 2016, CD)
Obake — Mutations Obake — Mutations
(RareNoise RNR045, 2014, CD)
Obake — Obake Obake — Obake
(RareNoise RNR020, 2011, CD)

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