Scraping Genius Off The Wheel


  • Gary Suarez


…..AS some of you may or may not have heard, Guitarist, Andrew has parted ways with Oceano. This decision was reached through personal as well as minor quarrels amongst the band. We wont go too much further into detail as it seemingly is not a band issue any longer.

If we’re to use MySpace blog comments as our guide, the fan reaction to last week’s news of Andrew Mikhail’s less-than-amicable departure from self-proclaimed deathcore beef-bringers Oceano was generally postive. In a post marked “Andrew Leaves Oceano” the band acknowledged their former guitarist’s public denouncement of the group before assuring fans that tour plans were not changing in spite of this. Scrolling down the page, however, it seems Mikhail wasn’t entirely happy with the comments being made. Using the presumably Outkast-referencing handle “andrew3000.” he replied directly to Oceano saying:

real pro responses from the best.
Posted by andrew3000. on Wednesday, February 03, 2010 – 5:27 PM

The band quickly retorted with a quip of their own!

..HMMM. looks like “someone” is tryin to sarcasticly shit talk…
Posted by OCEANO (New Tour dates up NOW!) on Wednesday, February 03, 2010 – 5:48 PM

Well, to each their own! Mikhail has been tweeting in his typically cryptic fashion about upcoming projects and taking vanity TwitPics of himself, while Oceano, tight-lipped on naming his replacement, took the opportunity to announce a whole slew of Spring tour dates with Bleeding Through, Born Of Osiris, Sleeping Giant and Legend. All those dates below.

Apr 10 2010 Club Retro Fresno, California
Apr 12 2010 Studio Seven Seattle, Washington
Apr 13 2010 The Venue Boise, Idaho
Apr 14 2010 In the Venue Salt Lake City, Utah
Apr 15 2010 Marquis Theatre Denver, Colorado
Apr 16 2010 Marquee Theatre Tulsa, Oklahoma
Apr 17 2010 Fubar St. louis, Missouri
Apr 18 2010 The Barfly St. Paul, Minnesota
Apr 19 2010 The Rave Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Apr 20 2010 Emerson Theatre Indianapolis, Indiana
Apr 21 2010 House of Blues Chicago, Illinois
Apr 22 2010 The Attic Dayton, Ohio
Apr 23 2010 Peabody’s Cleveland, Ohio
Apr 24 2010 Harpo’s Detroit, Michigan
Apr 25 2010 Westcott Theatre Syracuse, New York
Apr 26 2010 Opera House Toronto, Ontario
Apr 27 2010 Tulipe Montreal, Quebec
Apr 29 2010 The Crazy Donkey Long Island, New York
Apr 30 2010 Sonar Baltimore, Maryland
May 1 2010 Crocodile Rock Allentown, Pennsylvania
May 2 2010 Volume 11 Raleigh, North Carolina
May 4 2010 Club Firestone Orlando, Florida
May 5 2010 The Masquerade Atlanta, Georgia
May 6 2010 The Ready Room Pensacola, Florida
May 7 2010 The Meridian Houston, Texas
May 8 2010 The White Rabbit San Antonio, Texas
May 9 2010 The Incubator McAllen, Texas
May 10 2010 Ridglea Theatre Ft. Worth, Texas
May 12 2010 Club 101 El Paso, Texas
May 13 2010 The Launchpad Albuquerque, New Mexico
May 14 2010 The Clubhouse Phoenix, Arizona
May 15 2010 702 Skatepark Las Vegas, Nevada
May 16 2010 Fox Theatre (California Metalfest IV) Pomona, California


[Gary Suarez usually manages the consistently off-topic No Yoko No. He recently quit Twitter.]

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