Faenza is an ancient Italian city, and is the place where one produced what is today known by the name faience. Faience is light clay clayware fitted with glaze containing tin oxide. The band Ottone Pesante is everything but ancient, actually the band have only been active for five years.
It’s like most people know countless sub genres in metal. It is therefore not surprising that genre Brassmetal has arrived. Ottone Pesante is probably the first Brassmetal band in the world, with a unique line-up composed by trumpet, trombone and drums.
In this new album titled DoomooD the music slows down and becomes heavier and more obscure, touching unexplored territories and experimentation… a palindrome trip into the abyss of soul in a hostile, asphyxiating, distressing environment. The track Tentacles featuring guest vocalist Sara from label mates Messa.
The band says about the song: «We really like to experiment and add some guest vocals. On Apocalips we were lucky to work with Travis Ryan of Cattle Decapitation. Tentacles is the second song that follows this direction: we were looking for something different and Sara (Messa singer) literally let us speechless! We could only choose this song as first single taken from DoomooD».
The band comments: «The parasite inside us proceeds slowly, inexorable, unstoppable; it can change skin or face, it can deceive us to stop for a moment, but it will continue unabated in a dark, devastating spiral, annihilating us».
«The entire album was composed in a palindrome manner, like there’s a mirror on the pentagram at about half of it, that overturn the composed sequences. The climax is a ‘reverse canon superimposed’ and from which the main voice comes down in a reverse motion, sometimes strictly, sometimes changing rhythm or changing role from trumpet to trombone. Brass and drums are, as usual, the only sound source. All noises and concrete sounds come from them». The whole Apocalips album,
Recently brass metal fanatics Ottone Pesante signed a deal with Aural Music to release their third album. This is the first time they have a real label: «We have chosen to be a DIY band until we found someone that really cares about music and artists explained the power trio». The band actually is able to receive respect from both Jazz and Metal scenes at the same time!