bio

OVO



Italian noise-rock duo OvO has been at the center of the worldwide post-rock, industrial-sludge, and avant-doom scenes for nearly two decades. Their “always-on-tour” mentality, coupled with a DIY ethic, fearless vision, and pulverizing live shows have made them the Jucifer of Europe; impossible to categorize, but always there, appearing in your hometown, like a ghostly omnipresence. OvO’s fiercely independent ethos and grinding live schedule have earned the band a significant worldwide fanbase that have come to expect nothing but the most daring and innovative dark music presentations.

Based in Ravenna, Italy, OvO was formed in 2000 by Stefania Pedretti and Bruno Dorella, and to date have released nine full-lengths. Their latest, the 2016 DioDrone release Creatura saw acollades from the likes of Pitchfork, who compared Pedretti to Yoko Ono, and from Decibel Magazine, who called the band “a David Lynch dance party.” OvO has also been featured in The Quietus, Stereogum, Cvlt Nation, and many more forward-thinking web properties. The band has performed at festivals on nearly every continent, and have toured extensively, with the likes of Lighnting Bolt, Zu, and many others.

On the dawn of the project’s 20th anniversary, OvO is pleased to announce a new worldwide album deal with Toronto-based Artoffact Records, who will release the 9th OvO album, Miasma, in early 2020. A full tour will follow in Europe, including festival dates.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ovochannel/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ovochannel/
Bandcamp: https://ovomusic.bandcamp.com/
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4DBspZAitax26H5f7ay6zg

Album Discography
2020 Miasma (Artoffact)
2016 Creatura (DioDrone)
2013 Abisso (Supernatural Cat)
2011 Cor Cordium (Supernatural Cat)
2008 CroceVia (Load)
2006 Miastenia (Load)
2004 Cicatrici (Bar La Muerte)
2002 Vae Victis (Bar La Muerte)
2001 Assassine (Bar La Muerte)

Collaboration Albums

OvO/Nadja “ The Life and Death of a Wasp” (2010 Bis Aufs Messer)
OvO RMXD by Daniele Brusaschetto (2009 Blossoming Noise)
OvO/Rollerball “My First Cowboy” (2002 Bar La Muerte)

Singles

OvO/ClaudioRocchetti (split 7" 2009, Wallace records, Italy)
OvO/Sinistri (split 10” 2007, Wallace records, Italy)
OvO/MrNatural (split 7” 2006, GK, USA)
OvO/Smut (split 7” 2006, Ecstatic Yod, USA)
OvO/Cock ESP (split 7” 2006, Little Mafia, USA)

OvO/With Love (split 7", 2005 Luna records- Italy)
OvO / KK Null (split cd 3”, 2004 Bar La Muerte / Sunship - USA)
OvO/Tremor (split 7”, 2004 Cold Coffeine Addict - Germany)
OvO / Hermit ( split cdr , 2003 Where Late the Birds Sang - Slovakia )

Remix Albums
OvO Rmxd by Daniele Brusaschetto (cd 2008 Blossoming Noise, USA)
“Voodoo” (cdr 2008 Morirete Tutti records, Italy) 

Live albums
Live in Ljubljana, Radio Student, collaboration with Bill Horist (2006 FreindsandRelatives, USA)
Live at CPA, Firenze (free downloadable webalbum www.ctrlaltcanc.tk)
Live in Amerika (tape, 2004 Imvated - Belgium)

Compilations 
 "Subwoorsiv" on [ODL]documents compilation ( [ODL]documents 2010, France)
"Suoni Lontani" on A Gift for Mario Biserni compilation ( cdr and web AFE/Wallace/Ctrlaltcanc/GreySparkle/MoriremoTutti/TraZeroeUno/Sine3pm/Tanderion 2006)
"L'Anno del Cane (Alt Version)" on "Breaking Down The Barriers" (2005 Aferecords,www.aferecords.com)
"Bufera di Neve" on "To Live...Before the Justice Comes" (cd Alle Kozze/Hellnation/RadioRiot, Italia 2005)
"La Saponatrice di Ferrara" on Basemental compilation (2005 cd Basemental- Italy)
"Abisso" on Ghirigori compilation (2005 Pezzente Prod. - Italy)
“ Ukiyoe” on Industrial Cottage Volume 3 compilation (2004 cd Humbug - Norway)
“ Still Love You” on Emil & Friends compilation (2004 cd EE Tapes - USA)
 « In Ginocchio » on Nillacat compilation (2003 cd Nillacat - USA)
 “Qui e Là” on Simply Good Taste ( 2003 cd Gulcher - USA)
 “Pain Will Find a Way (Elephant Woman Mix)” on Hurts So Good (2003 cd V/VM - UK)
 "Infernale Remix" on La Zuccha Polmonate (2002 cd Wallace/Bar LaMuerte/Beware! - Italia)
"Copi" on Phi Phenomena ( 2001 cd etichette varie - USA )