Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Get Ready to Take Things Up a Gear in June

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Get Ready to Take Things Up a Gear in June

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WHILE their latest record Sharing Space is working hard for them in Europe and the UK, gaining rave reviews from music press and fans alike, the Cog boys have been busily putting the finishing touches on their national Between Oceans Tour 2009.

Arriving in Mackay on June 19 to play at the Andergrove Tavern, the boys will showcase their latest sound.

Cog's powerful live shows have been wowing fans for the past few years, earning them spots on the country's biggest festivals, including the recent Big Day Out Tour, and leaving a trail of sold out venues in their wake.

The Between Oceans Tour will be the band's last round before they take time out to pull together material for their third LP.

Cog are thrilled to announce Manchester's kings of post-metal, Oceansize will make their maiden voyage to Australia to join them for this run.

When Oceansize christened themselves back at the start of the third millennium, they didn't just pick a name, they set themselves a challenge. Their mission statement was to make the biggest music possible, adventures on the high seas of future-rock giganticism that could never, ever stop.

The band's third LP, 'Frames' glows with bone-crushing experimentation; mixing ultimate warrior wrestling music with beautiful classical flourishes.

Oceansize always weave magic out of unfamiliar time signatures, on their latest LP, they have so many of them going on at the same time that they say the album is, at times, "the sound of a band ignoring itself. …

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