The members of St. Petersburg, FL's Oceana started their band while still in their teens, inspired by moody, effects laden post-hardcore bands like Sparta, Saosin, and Misery Signals. After looking all the way across the country for their Washington State-bred singer, Keith Jones , guitarist/vocalist Alex Schultz, guitarist Jack Burns, bassist Robbie Davis, and drummer/vocalist James O'Brien, signed to Rise Records and began working on their debut album, The Tide, release in March of 2008. ~ Eduardo Rivadavia, Rovi