Sebastian Lanser (Salzburg, 1983) is drummer for Munich, Germany-based progressive death metallers Obscura.
Sebastian Lanser joined Austrian symphonic metal band Edenbridge in July 2007, replacing previous sticksman Roland Navratil on drums. Lanser is also drummer and songwriter in Fallen Angel. Previously he played in a band called Unknown Dimension (1998 - 2002).
Sebastian Lanser has studied drums at the Bruckner University in Linz. He names Virgil Donati, Alan Holdsworth, Vinnie Colaiuta, Simon Phillips, Gary Novak, Richard Andersson Nathaniel Townsley, " a lot of
unknown gospel drummers", Bobby Jarzombek, Paul Gilbert, Tony MacAlpine, Allan Holdsworth, Ron Jarzombek, Joel Hoekstra, Steve Weingart, Jens Johansson, Michelle Camillo, and Richie Kotzen as sources of inspiration.