OCEANS – announce cover EP »Cover Me In Darkness« – launch snippet video

Post death metallers OCEANS have announced to release a brand new cover EP entitled »Cover Me In Darkness« on August 2 via Nuclear Blast.

»Cover Me In Darkness« comes after the band’s widely popular debut EP »Into The Void« (see music videos below) which was released earlier this year when the band signed the record deal with Nuclear Blast, and will include cover versions for songs by ALICE IN CHAINS, RADIOHEAD, DEFTONES and even ALESSIA CARA; the latter including a feature by Anna Murphy (CELLAR DARLING, ex-ELUVEITIE).

The band is currently working on their debut full-length album.

Commented singer Timo Rotten: “Some time ago I saw some girl on Instagram singing Creep by Radiohead with her acoustic guitar. I was devastated. It was so emotional that I totally lost it. So we came up with the idea of doing this whole EP consisting of song-covers with really moving lyrics. Each of us chose one song to put on the EP, so it really represents OCEANS in its entirety. I think it’s the perfect appetizer for our debut album, to say the least. Some moments on this EP really have me at my darkest.

Watch the snippet video for »Cover Me In Darkness« here.

»Cover Me In Darkness« tracklist:
01. Scars to Your Beatiful (ALESSIA CARA) feat. Anna Murphy
02. My Own Summer (DEFTONES)
03. Creep (RADIOHEAD)

Just recently OCEANS had been added to the bill of label mates CELLAR DARLING‘s European tour this fall.

The up and coming band will open the shows on most german dates, along with fellow Nuclear Blastband, FOREVER STILL.


17.10. F         Paris – Les Étoiles+
18.10. D         Dusseldorf – The Tube Club
19.10. D         Hameln – Autumn Moon Festival+
20.10. D         Frankfurt – Nachtleben
23.10. D         Munich – Backstage
24.10. CZ        Prague – Futurum Music Bar+
25.10. PL        Krakow – Żaczek+
26.10. D         Leipzig – Hellraiser
29.10. D         Hamburg – headCRASH+
30.10. DK       Copenhagen – BETA+
01.11. FIN      Tampere – Olympia-kortteli+
02.11. FIN      Helsinki – On the Rocks+
04.11. S          Stockholm – Södra Bar*+
07.11. D         Cologne – MTC*
08.11. NL        Apeldoorn – Brainstorm Festival*+

OCEANS recently signed a worldwide record deal with Nuclear Blast. The deal was celebrated with the release of their debut EP »Into The Void«, which is available at all known download/streaming platforms – videos for all 5 songs can be viewed on YouTube or directly at www.oceansofficial.com

»Into The Void« tracklist
01. Into The Void
02. Icarus
03. Scars
04. The Sound Of Your Voice
05. The Last Day On Earth (MARILYN MANSON cover)

OCEANS will be touring Europe in early 2020, supporting label mates EQUILIBRIUM.


17.01. D         Leipzig – Hellraiser*
18.01. D         Berlin – Festsaal Kreuzberg*
19.01. D         Wiesbaden – Schlachthof*
21.01. F          Paris – Le Trabendo
22.01. F          Toulouse – Le Metronum
23.01. E          Madrid – Sala Caracol
24.01. E          Barcelona – Sala Bóveda
25.01. F          Lyon – Ninkasi Kao
26.01. D         Lindau – Club Vaudeville*
28.01. H         Budapest – Dürer Kert
29.01. PL        Krakow – Klub Kwadrat
30.01. A          Vienna – Szene
31.01. D         Munich – Backstage (Werk)*
01.02. CH       Pratteln – Z7*
02.02. CZ        Prague – Nová Chmelnice
04.02. N         Oslo – John Dee
05.02. S          Stockholm – Fryshuset
06.02. DK       Copenhagen – Pumpehuset
07.02. D         Cologne – Essigfabrik*
08.02. D         Stuttgart – LKA Longhorn*
09.02. D         Hanover – Capitol*
11.02. D         Saarbrücken – Garage*
12.02. D         Nuremberg – Hirsch*
13.02. NL        Eindhoven – Dynamo
14.02. UK       London – O2 Academy Islington
15.02. UK       Birmingham – HRH Metal IV
16.02. B          Vosselaar – Biebob

www.oceansofficial.com | www.facebook.com/oceansofficialde | www.nuclearblast.de/oceans



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