Close your eyes. You may think Satan is singing.
Open them: you’ll see a small masked woman, with dreadlocks down the her ankles, and without vocal effects.
Close your eyes again: you’ll think of a heavy metal double kick drum set.
Open them again: a gigantic, wrestling masked man is torturino a floor tom, a snare and a cymbal, standing up, no kick.
Two people, half gear, enough to bring Hell.
This is OvO.
What they do is not easy to file. Not noise, not metal, not doom, not punk, not rock and roll, even if there’s a little bit af all these genres. Sure it’s not free, nor avant, and definitely not improv.
For once, yes, we can really say we can’t file a band.
They released records on Load, Bar La Muerte and Blossoming Noise.
The last one (Crocevia) was released by Load in 2009.
Their performances are legendary and brought them (from 2000 to nowadays), to play about 600 shows all over the world, from Europe to Mexico, from North America to Israel.
They made records or tours or shows with, among the others, Nadja, KK Null, Thurston Moore, Jim O’Rourke, Rollerball, Thrones, SubArachnoidSpace, Zenigeva, Lightning Bolt, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Estradasphere, Steve Mc Kay, Trencher, Ludicra, Bill Horist, USA Is a Monster, White Mice, Cock ESP, Bastard Noise, Zu, Larsen, Kill Me Tomorrow, Murder Junkies, Jarboe, A Hawk and a Hacksaw…
Now, with the upcoming new album COR CORDIUM, they're on Supernatural Cat.