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Chinese proggers OU share blistering new single Mountain – watch the video here

Chinese band Ou
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OU, the progressive metal quartet from China, have shared a new video for Mountain, the second single from their debut album One – due through InsideOut on May 6. It follows on from Travel, which was unveiled in March.

Says founding drummer and songwriter Anthony Vanacore, “Mountain is absolutely one of our favourite tracks on the album, we are so proud of how this song came out! I think it really captures the spirit of OU and I’m pretty sure you’ve never heard anything quite like it.” 

Hear it for yourself below! 

Meanwhile, One is now available for pre-order in limited edition CD Digipak, gatefold LP and digital formats.

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One Tracklisting

1. Travel 穿    
2. Farewell 夔  
3. Mountain 山 
4. Ghost 灵      
5. Euphoria 兴  
6. Prejudice 豸 
7. Dark 暗       
8. Light 光     

OU

(Image credit: InsideOut)
Natasha Scharf
Natasha Scharf

Contributing to Prog since the very first issue, writer and broadcaster Natasha Scharf was the magazine’s News Editor before she took up her current role of Deputy Editor, and has interviewed some of the best-known acts in the progressive music world from ELP, Yes and Marillion to Nightwish, Dream Theater and TesseracT. Starting young, she set up her first music fanzine in the late 80s and became a regular contributor to local newspapers and magazines over the next decade. The 00s would see her running the dark music magazine, Meltdown, as well as contributing to Metal Hammer, Classic Rock, Terrorizer and Artrocker. Author of music subculture books The Art Of Gothic and Worldwide Gothic, she’s since written album sleeve notes for Cherry Red, and also co-wrote Tarja Turunen’s memoirs, Singing In My Blood. Beyond the written word, Natasha has spent several decades as a club DJ, spinning tunes at aftershow parties for Metallica, Motörhead and Nine Inch Nails. She’s currently the only member of the Prog team to have appeared on the magazine’s cover.