Over a year after the release of their 2009 Billboard-charting debut DEPTHS and countless tours later, Chicago deathcore heavyweights, OCEANO have begun recording their highly anticipated followup album to be released later this year. Entitled CONTAGION, the album promises to take the band’s music to explosive new heights thanks to the production of Zuess (MUNICIPAL WASTE, THE ACACIA STRAIN, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL) and the addition of 2 new guitarists who have quickly become acquainted with the continual misery that has become OCEANO‘s trademark.
OCEANO frontman, Adam Warren chimes in from the studio with a brief update:
“As of last night we finished up drum tracking! Danny’s a little monster and flew through everything in a 2 1/2 days. Now we’re onto guitars today. We’re excited to begin and work with Zeuss as we are looking forward to getting his input on what we have come up with. We are all confident he’s going to help further creation of Contagion to be even more infectious to all of your ears. LET IT SPREAD!”
To kick off the start of CONTAGION‘s recording process, OCEANO have posted the premiere episode of OCEANO TV on their brand new official YouTube page. Styled similarly to a 90′s-style multi-camera sitcom, this episode stars drummer, Daniel Terchin. Here, he gives fans a tour of his drum kit, pwns n00bs on Call of Duty and sneaks a peek at his tracking sessions. Watch the video at http://www.youtube.com/OceanoTV
CONTAGION will arrive later this year.
OCEANO will soon be hitting the road once again as part of the Over The Limit Tour. Ever the road warriors, this will not be a typical tour for OCEANO. It will mark their first major North American co-headlining tour alongside AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK. The tour will also act as a prelude to the release of the band’s forthcoming sophomore album, CONTAGION. Those attending the Over The Limit Tour will be among the first anywhere to hear some of the crushing new material from the album.
Joining headliners OCEANO and AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK on the bill will be ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS, THE TONY DANZA TAPDANCE EXTRAVAGANZA, THICK AS BLOOD, BURNING THE MASSES, CIRCLE OF CONTEMPT, and BLINDWITNESS, with SON OF AURELIUS and THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE on select dates.
Here are the dates:
7/23 Lake Station, IN @ Lake Station Eagles Hall
7/24 Evansville, IN @ Boney Junes
7/25 Toledo, OH @ Headliners
7/26 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
7/27 Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
7/28 Reading, PA @ The Silo
7/29 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
7/30 Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84
7/31 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium w/ SUMMER SLAUGHTER
8/1 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
8/2 Fayetteville, NC @ The Rock Shop
8/3 Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
8/5 Jacksonville, FL @ The Pit
8/6 Orlando, FL @ H2O Live
8/7 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
8/8 Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre (Too Cool For School Blowout)
8/9 Tulsa, OK @ Marquee Theatre
8/10 Tyler, TX @ Knights of Columbus
8/12 Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
8/13 McAllen, TX @ Las Palmas Event Center
8/14 Austin, TX @ Emos
8/15 Wichita Falls, TX The Hanger
8/16 Amarillo, TX @ The War Legion
8/17 Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
8/19 El Paso, TX @ Club 101
8/20 Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
8/21 Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse (Summerslam Fest)
The Over The Limit Tour is traveling to some the most excitable hotbeds for young metal music around the country. For those who’ve seen OCEANO or any of the other great acts on the bill, it’s known that this tour must simply be experienced to be believed. Keep an eye out for ticket pre-orders coming soon to http://www.myspace.com/overthelimittour.
OCEANO‘s Billboard-charting debut album, DEPTHS, is out now worldwide. Get your limited edition copy with two bonus tracks and a bonus “Into the Depths” DVD in the USA at http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_672_698
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