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Ocean Grove Launch Single “Intimate Alien” + Announce Debut Album

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Are you getting tired of the same old sound? You need a healthy dose of Ocean Grove! The Victorian “artistic collective” are poised to drop their debut album ‘Rhapsody Tapes’ and have given the world a taste of what’s to come with their out-of-this-world single Intimate Alien.

Intimate Alien kicks off with intergalactic synth melodies, the drums and bass bringing on a slight Korn feel before frontman Luke Holmes’ screams explode over an epic verse riff. The verse breaks allow the strange visuals and guitar effects to stand out, while the high energy choruses is enough to really get you pumped and will surely translate into an insane live show!

Visually, Intimate Alien follows the journey of a strange Mad Max-looking man creating “odd world music” while the album ‘The Rhapsody Tapes’ focuses on fascination with a warped sense of reality. Frontman Luke Holmes said “it tells the parallel stories that come in waves…and parts of the album were written from the view of a child standing on the edge, looking out into hyper-reality in search of something.”

Ocean Grove are on a mission to change the way heavy music is perceived and to break the genre’s conventional mould. “If you’re consuming our art with any pre-conceived notions or expectations of how it should be presented then you will find yourself extremely disappointed; we would rather fade into obscurity and die out than live prosperously in a pigeonhole of mediocrity,” the band said. After giving Intimate Alien a gander, we’re confident that Ocean Grove are onto something.

Ocean Grove’s debut album ‘The Rhapsody Tapes’ is set for release on Friday the 3rd of February. Meanwhile, check out the Intimate Alien video below and their tour dates with The Amity Affliction below!

The Amity Affliction ‘Death To Misery Tour’ 2017
with Special Guests Hellions and Ocean Grove

MON  2 JAN
HQ, Adelaide
WED 18 JAN
The Jack, Cairns
THURS 19 Jan
Dalrymple Hotel, Townsville
FRI 20 Jan
Civic Centre, Gympie
SAT 21 JAN
Lake Kawana, Sunshine Coast
SUN 22 JAN
Convention Centre, Gold Coast
WED 25 Jan
C. ex Coffs, Coffs Harbour
THURS 26 Jan
Bar On The Hill, Newcastle
FRI 27 JAN
Waves, Wollongong
SAT 28 Jan
ANU Bar, Canberra
THURS 2 Feb
Chelsea Heights Hotel, Frankston
FRI 3 FEB
The Arena, Geelong
SAT 4 FEB
Hobart Uni, Hobart

Get Tickets HERE

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