Oceansize

Formed 19 October 1998. Disbanded 25 March 2011.

Biography

Oceansize were an English rock band from Manchester, formed in 1998. The band consisted of Mike Vennart (vocals, guitar), Steve Durose (guitar, backing vocals), Richard "Gambler" Ingram (guitar, keyboards), Mark Heron (drums) and Jon Ellis (bass guitar) for the majority of its career, with Steve Hodson replacing Ellis on bass guitar in 2006.

The band released four studio albums, in addition to a number of minor EPs and singles, and can be categorized variously as progressive rock, post-rock, alternative rock, new prog and space rock, among other genres. Following a twelve-year career, Oceansize announced their split in February 2011, with the members moving on to different projects.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Self Preserved While the Bodies Float Up

    Self Preserved While the Bodies Float Up 2010

    Reviewed by Raziq Rauf
    This really is Oceansize at their most sumptuous, essential best.
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