OCTANIC release new album today
Epic is the word most commonly used to describe anything OCTANIC does and that is certainly the case for their debut full length album that is officially released today.
The much anticipated new 2012 sophomore self-titled release is an addictive blend of majestic keyboards, bone-crunching rhythms and soaring lead solos, coupled with passionate vocals and compelling lyrics.
A complete lack of compromise was adopted in order to create the most genuine sounds possible featuring live strings, horns, and the amazing talents of the Adelaide University Choral Society. The album was recorded at Deep Blue Studios, Adelaide and mastered by famed Swedish producer Jens Bogren (Opeth, Amon Amarth, Soilwork).
“It’s been a long time coming, but we like to think we’re offering the Australian metal scene something different with this release”, comments keyboardist Andrew Baillie, “it’s many styles blended together and provides great variety in sound”.
"...overtly epic, Octanic have many bases covered...the creativity pool must be overflowing." - Mark Lennard, Heavy Music Magazine
“Octanic create a killer piece of work that runs for nearly an hour...both aggressive and melodic packing a real emotional punch, never boring or predictable.” – James Brazil, dB Magazine
“…another great force from the Australian metal community to the rest of the world...this album will be their golden ticket." - Liam Guy, Fallout Magazine
The album is now available from www.octanic.com
, at shows and soon to be available on iTunes and in stores.
OCTANIC launch their debut album LIVE at the Cavern Club on June 30th in Adelaide followed by an Australian east coast tour.