Review: River Becomes Ocean – Debut EP

Formed in early 2013, the European boys of River Becomes Ocean (RBO) have been working hard this last year to package together an EP entitled ‘The World Around Me’, set for release in early March 2014. Recorded at Outhouse studios back in November 2013 the EP consists of five tracks that mix heavy rock riffs, refined guitars melodies and atmospheric orchestral arrangements.

Having moved to England from Germany and France, the boys of RBO have been working solidly and are seriously passionate about the creative approaches to their music. The World Around Me not only features the four faces photographed above but also Silverstein’s very own Canadian Post-hardcore legend, Shane Told.

With a promotional EP tour on the way and the looks of some European dates in the near future, the RBO boys have set the bar high. I recommend having a listen if you are interested in the likes of You Me At Six, Dead By April, Bring Me The Horizon and Mayday parade. This pop-rock, post-hardcore foursome will most definitely not disappoint.


Written by Sophie Cohen

The Verse Staff

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