Being As An Ocean is an American melodic hardcore band from Alpine, California, formed in 2011. They are currently signed to Equal Vision Records.
They have released three full-length albums: Dear G-d…, How We Both Wondrously Perish and a self-titled album, Being as an Ocean (album) released on June 29, 2015. How We Both Wondrously Perish was released in May 2014 and charted at number 57 on the Billboard 200 in the U.S.
Being As An Ocean was formed in 2011 when Tyler Ross, Ralph Sica, Joel Quartuccio and Shad Hamawe left their previous band, Vanguard, in search of a new sound. Demo versions of the songs “The Hardest Part Is Forgetting Those You Swore You Would Never Forget” and “Humble Servant, Am I” were streamed at their MySpace page on January 4, 2011.