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Oceans of Sadness

Formed: 1995
From: Dessel, Antwerpen, Belgium
Last Known Status: Active

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Oceans Of Sadness Announce New Album Title

Belgian metallers OCEANS OF SADNESS have posted this bulletin on their MySpace page:

"We're extremely proud to announce that the one and only Johan Liiva (former ARCH ENEMY, HEARSE, KDF) will be doing guest vocals on the song 'In The End' from the upcoming fifth th album 'The Arrogance Of Ignorance'.

We think that Johan has one of the most characteristic voices in Metal music EVER and we all worship the work he's already done (the 'Burning Bridges' album of ARCH ENEMY was a big influence for us all)!

Goddamn, what a great way to start the weekend!"

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Oceans of Sadness To Enter Studio In March

Vocalist Tijs Vanneste of Belgian progressive metallers OCEANS OF SADNESS has issued the following update:

"At this time we've finished about 75% of the new material for a fifth album and you may call us fools if these songs don't rock like burning hell! This is again a big step in the unpredictable evolution of your favourite Belgian brass band."

"In the second half of March 2008 we'll pay the smelliest of smelly, Sir Jens Bogren at Fascination Street studios in Örebro, Sweden another visit in his dark cave and won't return to civilization before we clensed our souls from every possible stain. But before that we'll be doing two more supports for EPICA in The Netherlands and in February we'll do three headlining shows in Italy." More...

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Oceans of Sadness Post New Video Online

Belgian progressive metallers OCEANS OF SADNESS check in with the following update:

"You asked for it and you got it!

"For the fourth time, Oceans Of Sadness will play on the home turf festival of Graspop Metal Meeting! Only some 8,000 - 9,000 people showed up last time (or was it 10,000? or 11... million?). Anyways, this is the chance to prove that Belgian headbangers bang the best to a Belgian headbanging metal band!" More...

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Oceans of Sadness Sign With Scarlet Records

Belgian progressive metallers OCEANS OF SADNESS have inked a deal with Italy's Scarlet Records. The group's fourth album, "Mirror Palace", was produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, AMON AMARTH) at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden and features 10 tracks, including a cover version of ALICE IN CHAINS' "Them Bones". Audio clips of the songs "Mirror Palace" and "Intoxicated", plus a full-length version of the track "Mould", are available at the band's MySpace page. An April release is expected.

OCEANS OF SADNESS' third full-length album, "Send In the Clowns", was releasedin 2005. The follow-up to 2002's "Laughing Tears * Crying Smile" was recorded at Midas Studio in Lokeren, Belgium with producer Tony De Block and was mastered by Attie Bauw (JUDAS PRIEST, GOREFEST, CHANNEL ZERO).

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