Profile: Bruno Dorella from OvO

OvO
OvO
Italy’s avantgarde duo OvO just released their ninth full length album, Creatura, last week. The outcome is further testament to the limitless avenues available to those who challenge the status quo as well as themselves. Creatura throbs with raw, industrial noise as it methodically drags the listener into a trancelike state. The atmosphere and vocals are as terrifying as anything Gnaw Their Tongues has done but OvO knows precisely when to pull back, just enough, to keep the harshness from taking over. It is a challenging listen but ultimately a rewarding one for anyone seeking something far outside the boundaries of normalcy. And really, as evident here, different is a great thing in the hands of those who dare to be creative. We recently got the opportunity to ask Bruno Dorella (drums, synth) our series of Profile questions so read on to see what he had to say.

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Initial Descent: September 25’s New Releases in Brief

gloryhammer band photo

Look at that picture. How can you not get excited about a band with that kind of promo photo? That’s Scottish / Swiss power metal crew Gloryhammer, who’s leading the way in, admittedly, a lighter week of new releases than we had last week. Here’s what’s on tap:
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