|February 16, 2019|
|Club il Giardino|
O.R.k., comprising some of contemporary music’s most revered artists, have combined their creative forces once again for a new studio album; their first for the ground-breaking UK label Kscope; O.R.k’s Ramagehead will be released on 22ndFebruary 2019. The band feature Italy’s celebrated vocalist, producer and award-winning film score composer Lorenzo Esposito Fornasaria.k.a LEF (lead vocals), King Crimson’s Pat Mastelotto (drums), Porcupine Tree’s Colin Edwin (bass), Marta Sui Tubi’s Carmelo Pipitone (guitars); Ramageheadalso features a superstar collaboration in the form of Grammy Award-winner Serj Tankianof System of a Down, who is undoubtedly one of metal’s greatest and most renowned vocalists.
Recorded during 2018 at LefMusicStudio (Italy), The Wormhole (USA) and Nightspace (UK). The mixing for Ramageheadwas handled by Adrian Benavides and three-time Grammy-winning engineer Marc Urselli(U2, Foo Fighters, Nick Cave), the mastering by Michael Fossenkemper, engineering by Benavides and Bill Munyon(King Crimson), cover art by Adam Jones(TOOL, Ghostbusters, Jurassic Park) and design by Denis Rodier(Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman).The recordings, and involvement of SOAD’s Serj Tankianon the forthcoming single, “Black Blooms”, solidifies the band’s serious intent to use their musical chemistry in exploring the hard-edged possibilities within rock.