UK METALLERS OCEANS ATE ALASKA DROP FIRST NEW SONG IN TWO YEARS WITH “NEW DAWN”— WATCH + LISTEN
Birmingham, UK metal quintet OCEANS ATE ALASKA — James Harrison [vocals], Chris Turner [drums], James “Jibs” Kennedy [guitar], Adam Zytkiewicz [guitar], and Mike Stanton [bass] — have shared the visualizer for the brand new song “New Dawn.” Watch it here.
The song meshes hard-hitting vocals with relentless rhythms.
“Does a new day bring light or darkness to those who endure?,” muses Harrison when speaking about the song. “Within the past two years, our world has changed significantly, and so have we. While biding our time since the last single (“Metamorph”), we’ve faced adversity and loss, yet also joyous moments as a band. ‘New Dawn’ epitomizes the death of what you once believed to be true.”
As noted, “New Dawn” follows “Metamorph,” which arrived in late 2020 and was the first new song since from OAA since 2017. Watch the video and listen here. It also marked Harrison’s return to the fold.
After tallying tens of millions of streams and earning acclaim from Alternative Press, New Noise Magazine, and more, Oceans Ate Alaska have carefully and quietly progressed to this point. Following their 2015 debut Lost Isles, they presented Hikari in 2017. Upon arrival, New Noise Magazine raved, “Optimistic, empowering, and mesmerizing, Oceans Ate Alaska’s bold sophomore album is a true progressive metalcore triumph.” Along the way, they toured with the likes of Wage War, The Plot In You, We Came As Romans, Like Moths to Flames, and more. Throughout 2021, they assembled new materials.
Stay tuned for more from the band and news on their next effort!