Gunaikurnai/Gippsland-based trio Ocean Sleepe, have just revealed their melodious single Heaven, produced by the band’s guitarist Ionei Heckenberg at Zanari Records, Naarm/Melbourne. Taking cues from the likes of Bring Me The Horizon, The Amity Affliction and Bad Omens, Heaven combines stadia-esque riffs with deft electronica production, amid infectious melodies that soar elegantly above. As the […] …Continue Reading

Late May saw Ocean Sleeper, Gippsland’s rising stars of the Australian metalcore scene, drop their dynamic hit Never The One and then immediately embark on a national tour alongside Make Them Suffer and Fit For An Autopsy. But now it’s time to hit the road on their own terms. Locking in three dates across the […] …Continue Reading

Ocean Sleeper, Gippsland’s rising stars of the Australian metalcore scene, have turned towards their pop sensibilities to fine-tune their sound. The result is their dynamic single, Never The One. The 3-piece has fully leaned into a D.I.Y. approach that started with their last EP Is It Better Feeling Nothing, guitarist and vocalist Ionei Heckenberg produced […] …Continue Reading

Gippsland heavy outfit Ocean Sleeper recently released their new EP Is It Better Feeling Nothing, taking listeners into a heavier, more personal side of the band than ever before. After teasing fans with a look into the meatier direction with singles Forever Sinking and Your Love I’ll Never Need, Ocean Sleeper revealed the full package […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #88 HERE We have a bumper issue of the Australian Artists DigiMag for you this week, with heaps of interviews, premieres and new music! With the release of their new single Dig In, Brisbane rock machine PistonFist have claimed the honour of the front cover, but The Butterfly Effect, Truck, […] …Continue Reading

Gippsland heavy hitters, Ocean Sleeper will release their highly anticipated new EP,  Is It Better Feeling Nothing THIS FRIDAY August 19 via BMG. Pre orders are available now from https://Ocean-Sleeper.lnk.to/IIBFN Fresh off the back of two monstrous singles, Forever Sinking and Your Love I’ll Never Need,  OceanSleeper will also tour across August and September in support of the release. ** […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #87 HERE If you needed any proof that Aussie metal was alive and thriving just have a crack at the number of bands putting their names forward and demanding to be interviewed this week. Newcomers Sohnelm made the cover this week, partly on the back of our resident reviewer Jimmy […] …Continue Reading

Gippsland heavy hitters, Ocean Sleeper will release their highly anticipated new EP,  Is It Better Feeling Nothing on August 19 via BMG. Pre orders are available now from https://Ocean-Sleeper.lnk.to/IIBFN Fresh off the back of two monstrous singles, Forever Sinking and Your Love I’ll Never Need,  OceanSleeper will also tour across August and September in support of the release. Coming along […] …Continue Reading

Gippsland heavy hitters, Ocean Sleeper will release their highly anticipated new EP,  Is It Better Feeling Nothing on August 19 via BMG. Fresh off the back of two monstrous singles, Forever Sinking and Your Love I’ll Never Need, Ocean Sleeper will also tour across August and September in support of the release. Coming along for the ride will be San Diego […] …Continue Reading

Gippsland heavy hitters, Ocean Sleeper are back with new single, Your Love I’ll Never Need, which is out now! Stream it here ocean-sleeper.lnk.to/YLINN Vocalist Karl Spiessl says of the song “Lyrically, I wanted to articulate the way that greed is like a disease. That everyone you idolize or look up to isn’t what they portray, everyone you […] …Continue Reading