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Album: We Are The Ocean – Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow

September 27th, 2012

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We Are The Ocean
Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow
Hassle Records
17 September 2012

by David Keevill

We Are The Ocean aren’t strangers to change. 2011’s Go Now and Live saw the band playing with a sound that accentuated the band’s harsh but melodic core, most notably in reducing then-vocalist Dan Brown’s screams to fit a dynamic dual vocal interplay between himself and sweet-noted crooner Liam Cromby. This switch in direction made last year’s outing one of the more interesting releases to erupt out of the hardcore world. With the departure of Brown leaving Cromby as sole vocalist, WATO have retaliated from this incredibly tenuous position and have released a masterclass in versatility.

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Download Festival 2012: Interviews, Photos, Setlists, Gossip – it’s all here

June 28th, 2012

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It’s that time of year again – it’s the return of the Thrash Hits Download Festival splash page for 2012! All of our Download coverage from across the entire weekend will be linked to on this here post, so make sure you bookmark it as it’s all you’re going to need. That means individual band coverage in the form of photos and setlists, as well as reviews of each day’s highlights, every scandalous rumour and dirty bit of gossip that we overhear, and every outrageous photo of muddy debauchery that our photographers can get their lenses on.

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Download Festival 2012: We Are The Ocean @ Zippo Encore – Sunday, 10 June 2012

June 12th, 2012

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We Are The Ocean split with their scream-ier vocalist, Dan Brown, on the eve of this year’s Download Festival. We’re not 100% convinced that the Dan-less WATO will be able to carry the band’s older material quite so well with just Liam Cromby on vocals, but Download Festival was as good a place as any for them to start finding out if they can. [Read more →]

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