BEING AS AN OCEAN announce massive touring in Europe and Australia

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Fresh off of a full North American tour with Silverstein and a full US headline tour, BEING AS AN OCEAN has already announced two new tours for 2016. The San Diego, CA-based quartet will next head to Australia, followed by an extensive European run that will feature several festivals and multiple dates with SILVERSTEIN. BEING AS AN OCEAN recently announced their signing to Equal Vision Records with the release of a new song and music video for “Dissolve”.

The new single was recorded in Atlanta, GA at Glow In The Dark Studios with producer Matt McCllellan and takes Being As An Ocean in a more hook-driven direction while still incorporating the band’s signature sound of sophisticated storytelling woven over lush, ambient soundscapes. The unique juxtaposition of Joel Quartuccio’s gritty, impassioned vocal work and Michael McGough’s gracefully soaring vocals creates a distinct blend that is both captivating and cathartic.

To date, Being As An Ocean has released three full-lengths, the latest of which – a self-titled album released last year – found impressive Billboard Chart placements including: No. 3 Vinyl Album, No. 7 Hard Rock Album, No. 11 Independent Album, No. 15 Internet Album, No. 17 Alternative Album, No. 25 Top Rock Album and No. 72 Top Current Album.

Being As An Ocean is comprised of vocalist Joel Quartuccio, vocalist/guitarist Michael McGough, guitarist Tyler Ross, and bassist Ralph Sica. The band will record their fourth full-length album later this year.

Since their inception in 2012, the band has built up up a massive and devoted following all around the world, through relentless touring and a powerful presence on social media. In 2014, the band was noted by Bandsintown as one of the top touring artists for having performed 187 shows throughout the year; And in 2015 they won the award for Best Underground Band at the Alternative Press Music Awards, beating out the massively impressive fellow nominees of State Champs, Knuckle Puck, Major League, Tigers Jaw and The Hotelier in the fan voted category. The band is featured on the APMAs ballot again this year, with Ralph Sica nominated for the ‘Best Bassist’ award. Fans can vote now at

Being As An Ocean has toured and shared stages with the likes of August Burns Red, Amity Affliction, Defeater, Stick To Your Guns, Vans Warped Tour, Architects UK and more. All upcoming tour dates can be found below.

Tour Dates:

Being As An Ocean: Australia 2016
May 26 Brisbane, QLD @ The Brightside
May 27 Brisbane, QLD @ The Lab
May 28 Marrickville, NSW @ The Factory Theatre
May 29 Newcastle, NSW@ The Cambridge Hotel
May 30 Belconnen, ACT @ The Basement
Jun 01 Adelaide, SA @ Fowlers Live
Jun 02 Melbourne, VIC @ Max Watt’s
Jun 03 Carlton, VIC @ Arrow On Swanston
Jun 04 Perth, WA @ Amplifier Bar
Jun 05 Leederville, WA @ YMCA HQ

Being As An Ocean: Europe 2016
Jun 21 Plymouth, UK @ The Hub
Jun 22 Bridgend, UK @ Hobos
Jun 23 Kingston upon Thames, UK @ The Fighting Cocks
Jun 25 Ysselsteyn, NL @ Jera On Air
Jun 26 Savigny Le Temple, FR @ Empreinte+
Jun 27 Lyon, FR @ CCO+
Jun 28 Pugets Sur Argens, FR @ Rats+
Jun 29 Luzern, CH @ Schüür+
Jun 30 München, DE @ Hansa 39*
Jul 01 Lindau, DE @ Club Vaudeville*
Jul 02 Münster, DE @ Vainstream Rockfest
Jul 03 Aschaffenburg, DE @ Colos Saal
Jul 04 Augsburg, DE @ Kantine
Jul 05 Dresden, DE @ Groove Station
Jul 06 Dessau, DE @ Beat Club
Jul 07 Poznan, PL @ Pod Minoga
Jul 08 Viveiro, ES @ Resurrection Festival
Jul 09 Leoben, AT @ School Is Out Festival
Jul 10 Dunaújváros, HU @ Rockmarathon
Jul 11 Belgrade, RS @ Dom Omladine
Jul 12 Sarajevo, BA @ Cinemas Sloga
Jul 13 Maribor, SI @ Jazz Club Satchmo
Jul 14 Padova, IT @ Parco Della Musica
Jul 15 Dieburg, DE @ Traffic Jam Open Air
Jul 16 Dour, BE @ Dour Festival
Jul 16 Herk de Stad, BE @ Rock Herk
Jul 17 Göttingen, DE @ Lumiere
Jul 18 Innsbruck, AT @ Weekender
Jul 19 Stuttgart, DE @ Club Cann*
Jul 20 Saarbrücken, DE @ Garage*
Jul 21 Aachen, DE @ Musikbunker*
Jul 22 Schweinfurt, DE @ Alter Stattbahnhof*
Jul 23 Tabor, CZ @ Mighty Sounds Festival

+ w/Our Last Night
* w/Silverstein

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