Thursday, August 14, 2008


One of EARACHE's newest signings, the heaviest, most pissed-off deathcore
band in the world, OCEANO, recently posted up a number of pictures onto
MySpace which were promptly removed by site administrators for being "too

Under MySpace rules and regulations, "images of violence are prohibited" on
the popular social networking site. This led to the photos being taken down
"within a half hour" according to OCEANO guitarist Andrew Mikhail. "They
even took them off our personal profiles. Guess they were too raunchy after

The pictures in question from a recent OCEANO photo shoot hit every measure
of violence imaginable, both simulated and real."On a scale of 1 to 10, we'd
say it was about a 6 on the blood scale." says Mikhail. "We knew how bloody
it was already, but we told the photographer we wanted more. You could never
have enough blood." The models used in the photographs even contributed to
the raw physicality captured in the graphic photos. "These girls were
hardcore" says the imposing OCEANO guitarist. "One of the models kept
telling us stuff like "pull my hair" and "choke me like you wanna fuck me!"
It really made things easier for all of us to get in the spirit of
things...other than the studio smelling of rotten meat."

Click on the following links to view the OCEANO promo pictures that were
deemed "too violent" and BANNED by MySpace:

View some of the photos from the shoot that weren't BANNED by MySpace while
listening to OCEANO'S soundtrack of absolute aggression at

Read a brand new Q&A with OCEANO guitarist, Andrew Mikhail at

OCEANO's pulverizing everyone and everything in their way while out on tour.
Catch them at these dates:

Aug 13 2008 8:00P
The Mainstage Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
Aug 14 2008 8:00P
Peppermint Beach Club Virginia Beach, Virginia
Aug 15 2008 8:00P
The Oasis Charleston, South Carolina
Aug 16 2008 8:00P
The Springs Theater Tampa, Florida
Aug 17 2008 6:00P
The Dungeon Orlando, Florida
Aug 18 2008 8:00P
The Red Door Pensacola, Florida
Aug 19 2008 8:00P
The Muse Nashville, Tennessee
Aug 20 2008 8:00P
Uncle Pleasant¹s Louisville, Kentucky
Aug 22 2008 8:00P
Trenton Fisherman¹s Club Trenton, Ohio
Aug 23 2008 8:00P
The Attic Kettering, Ohio
Aug 27 2008 8:00P
Mojoe¹s Rock House Tinley Park, Illinois
Aug 30 2008 6:00P
The Attic Manitowac, Wisconsin
Sep 13 2008 8:00P
The Coffee Pot Chicago, Illinois

OCEANO's debut album is set for release in 2009.

For press opportunities and further information, please contact:

Anthony Guzzardo
North American Press Manager
Earache Records
Phone - 212-840-9090
Fax - 212-840-4033
43 W 38th St. - 2nd Floor
NY, NY 10018
AIM: ForsakenChaos37
Photos, Art and Logos available at:

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