Oceanhoarse might be a newcomer in the field of heavy metal, but fast and loud they are going to take the scene by storm! The Helsinki-based band with Ben Varon (ex-Amoral) on the guitar, bassist Jyri Helko (Warmen, ex-For The Imperium), Oskari Niemi on drums and vocalist Joonas Kosonen have already been touring widely in Finland, Tokyo, Japan and all around Europe (supporting Nightwish singer-bassist Marko Hietala).
Without any doubt, the heavy metal group makes a statement against computerized metal music where it’s hard to know what’s real and what’s not: With Oceanhoarse, praised for their wild energy on stage, you’ll get what you see, with no backing tracks; but pure, raw and wild – a rarity in the heavy music world these days.
We got together with Ben, to create their very own metal mood board on Metal Digest.
5 Clicks on your playlist.
1. Slipknot – The Blister Exists
2. Jerry Cantrell – Atone
3. Mastodon – Steambreather
4. Machine Gun Kelly – Nothing Inside
5. Marze – The Nation Will Bow
1 piece of equipment every musician should own.
a pair of custom-made, professional earplugs!
A must-have skill to make it in the music industry.
3 albums you grew up listening to
1. Michael Jackson – Dangerous
2. Guns N’ Roses – Use Your Illusion
3. Aerosmith – Get a Grip
Top 2 values you consider before making important career decisions
1. If I do this, will I still be able to look at myself in the mirror? 2. Is this what I really want to do?
Your failproof source of inspiration
.The guitar itself. My love for the instruments does not seem to diminish at all as years go by!
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