Tag: The Ocean

Under The Influence #86: Solarhead on “Aeolian” by The Ocean

Founded by guitarist and songwriter Robin Staps in Berlin Germany back in the year 2000, The Ocean (sometimes referred to as The Ocean Collective) and a Progressive Metal quintet who draw influences from other sub genres into their sound, including Sludge, Post, Avant-garde and Extreme Metal. They signed with Metal Blade Records in 2005 and

Exclusive Interview: Lam talk “Liber K”!

There is a certain amount of what you might call madness that goes into making a piece of more avant-garde Metal. Coming up with ideas that push boundaries and make you question what you’re listening to, while being hooked, like a white knuckle ride that you simply can’t get off. A group of musicians who

Review: “Liber K” by Lam

What the World needs more of is Pandemics, Aliens and The Occult brought to you via the medium of Alternative Metal. So step forth Lam, a quartet of seasoned musicians split between two countries in Méribel, France and Warrington, United Kingdom who chose the name from an entity encountered by occultist Aleister Crowley in the

NEWS: Lam head for abject “Ruin”!

… with debut EP “Liber K” set for an 11th February release, Lam have released their debut single “Ruin” to all major online streaming platforms. A quartet geographically split between Méribel, France and Warrington in the United Kingdom, that features Mike Pilat on lead vocals (from acclaimed Swiss metal band Herod, ex The Ocean), George

NEWS: The Ocean, pg.lost, Hypno5e and Svalbard join forces!

February 2021 will see The Ocean joined by pg.lost, Hypno5e and Svalbard for some European tour trek stops upon our shores. The band are set to release “Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic” on 25th September and the band have been surprisingly open on the fact that these dates maybe rescheduled if required. Oh and they love Jurassic Park.

NEWS: The Ocean. In March!

The Ocean have announced a run of UK dates in March as part of a bigger European run in support of current offering “Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic”. Interestingly there are no dates in the South at all…. 20th Birmingham, Mama Roux21st Limerick, Dolan’s Warehouse22nd Dublin, Voodoo Lounge23rd Glasgow, Audio24th Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

NEWS: The Ocean announce pair of UK dates!

The Ocean aka The Ocean Collective have announced their European tour with a pair of UK dates in November. The Germans, hailing from Berlin (and playing “music with guitars in it”) will be joined by Rosetta and Arabrot for the full run. Which is ironic as Loic Rossetti is their frontman. “Pelagial”, the progressive metallers