Symphonic metal band Dream Ocean was formed by mezzo-soprano Basak Ylva and guitarist Oz Khan. Inspired by many different genres, Dream Ocean is coming forward with powerful vocals, heavy guitars and stunning symphony. The band has played many shows in metal festivals and local metal clubs through the years with releasing “Missing” single and “Daydreamer” EP. As located in Germany since 2017, they have finalized the first full-length album “Lost Love Symphony” with great guest musicians as Mark Jansen (Epica, Mayan) and Jake E (Cyhra, ex-Amaranthe). The album was recorded and mixed by Arin Baykurt and mastered by Jacob Hansen. Orchestrations have been arranged by Ruben Wijga and Joost van den Broek. To feel the first breeze from the album, “Beyond the Greed” was released in October 2017 and “Forever” was released in January 2018. The full album has been released on the 22nd of February 2018 via Painted Bass Records.

New single “Pendulum of Time” from the upcoming album “The Missing Stone” is released on the 16th of April 2020.

Basak Ylva – Vocals
Fred Denuell – Guitars
Sebastian Heuckmann – Bass Guitars
Tim Kirchhoff – Keyboards


Basak Ylva – Vocals

Date of Birth: March 24
Country of Birth: Turkey
Education: Master in Opera
Equipment: Sennheiser Mics

Sebastian Heuckmann – Bass Guitars

Date of Birth: January 29
Country of Birth: Germany
Education: Bachelor of Music
Equipment: Tech 21 Sansamp, Bassline and Ltd Basses

Tim Kirchhoff – Keyboards

Date of Birth: February 25
Country of Birth: Germany
Education: Master of Education
Equipment: Korg Kronos Platinum, rotation keyboard stand (made by Daniel Geist)