Chicago deathcore heavyweights OCEANO have confirmed that they will play one of their last shows ever at the 14th annual New England Metal Hardcore Festival, which will take place the weekend of April 20-22, 2012.
According to OCEANO‘s record label, Earache Records, “OCEANO is on hiatus for a while while frontman Adam Warren takes care of his newborn son.”
OCEANO‘s latest album, “Contagion”, sold around 3,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD landed at position No. 3 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. Released in the U.S. on November 9, 2010 via Earache Records, the album was produced by Chris “Zeuss” Harris, who has previously worked with MUNICIPAL WASTE, THE ACACIA STRAIN, HATEBREED and SHADOWS FALL, among others.