According to Inverse Records, the Finnish based STANDING OVATION is an act that combinines unprejudicedly various musical elements. Their debut album The Antikythera Mechanism was released last year and now the band has released a new music video to a song called “I Have Superhuman Powers”.
Standing Ovation is currently writing a new album. Watch the video:
Finnish STANDING OVATION has issued the following:
Have you ever dreamed of being a superhero’s archenemy on a band’s music video? Now’s your chance!
Progressive metallers Standing Ovation will soon begin the filming of their new music video and by taking part in a competition, YOU have a chance to get a part on this video! And even better: Be the Archenemy!
The winner will have a part in the video as a Marvel-style cartoon archenemy and the artwork will be made by artist/tattoo specialist Mechanical Demon.
You can take part in this competition by sending your picture (face recognizable) into the band’s inbox on their Facebook page:
The deadline for the pictures is March 20th and the winner will be drawn and announced on the 21st of March.
The band will then contact the winner personally. The video will be published in late April – early May.
H&R Productions has issued as follows:
Finnish prog metallers STANDING OVATION released their album “The Antikythera Mechanism” through Inverse Records in November. Within just a few months the album has gotten recognition worldwide, and in their home country it hit the Indie charts as the fourth best-selling album. The album also climbed up to be the 20th best-selling album on the official Finnish album charts. In Soundi, one of the biggest music magazines in Finland, Standing Ovation managed to get up into four different categories in their annual readers’ poll.
Newcomer of the Year: 3th place
The band of the Year: 5th place
Album of the Year: 6th place
Best live artist: 14th place
Standing Ovation mixes genres skillfully, gluing everything together with a heavy, metallic touch and their own rugged style. The band’s strength is that they don’t really sound like any other band. Their music is a must-hear for fans of progressive music with metal elements.
As said before, Standing Ovation’s anticipated album “The Antikythera Mechanism” has now seen the daylight. The album partly deals with the ancient, highly sophisticated machine and the story is spiced with historical and science fiction elements. The album also has a wide range of surely surprising songs and themes.
Finnish progressive metallers STANDING OVATION have release the first single from the forthcoming album “The Antikythera Mechanism”. The album will be released at the beginning of November. Watch the video below.
Pre-order “The Antikythera Mechanism” at http://www.inverse.fi/store/?p=en.levyt.item.html&pid=17042
For more information, please visit: http://www.facebook.com/StandingOvationBand