Since meeting at an open mike night at their elementary school Barrie On. In 2005, Deep Subject, a hard working group of teens held together by a determined, experienced drummer, has made huge progress as a group of talented musicians. Having recently recorded their debut album "Oceans", their musical goals cover a wide expanse of styles and direction. The songs draw inspiration from everything from 80\'s classic metal to modern rock, making the album a fusion of these two genres in particular. The four piece band is driven by Derek Hope, a talented young guitarist, and fronted by Sara Michelle Preston on vocals, who lends a feminine edge to their style. The pair, along with bass guitarist Thomas Bamford, and drummer Scott Bamford worked together to assemble a meaningful album with a story of coping with the trials and tribulations of life. After the tragic passing of one of their schoolmates, Sara Michelle and the band found some relief by putting a pen to paper and creating lyrics that had real meaning to themselves and their peers. From the lead off song on the album, "Your Loss" to the rock anthem "Powerful" at the end, you will catch a real glimpse of what music can do to help youth cope in a positive way, and empower themselves to regain control of their lives after such tragedy. The title song "Oceans" is a beautifully crafted ballad, and is followed by the blazing guitar work of Derek Hope in "Old Routine". Other songs, such as the melodic "Path of roses", and "Fantasyland" are sure to be pleasing to a wide variety of rock fans world wide. The band is focused on the future of rock music, and with this group of empowered youth, held together by Thomas Bamford and his father Scott, the power of youth is still quite alive and well.