Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, the Northern manifests one of the finest contemporary metal acts on the scene. Amidst the agonizing grooves, labyrinthine time signatures, dazzling fretwork and ruthless vocals, this five piece symbolizes a new dimension of modern metal.
The organisers of Euroblast festival have announced The Ocean as one of the headliners for this year's 9th edition, which will take place in Cologne, Germany on October 11th-13th. View the flyer and the lineup so far below. The festival will feature about 40 bands in total. Tickets are available from the festival website.
The Mascaron are a European melodic progressive metal band, based from Latvia and the UK. The band heartily experiment with different musical styles and electronic elements. They create melodic and progressive metal music with features of the modern djent sound. The first plans for the band were made at the end of 2010 and the current Mascaron lineup was founded in the spring of 2012.