Overhead

Overhead is a psychedelic indie symphonic prog rock band from finland.
Overheads brand of psychedelic indie symphonic prog rock has recieved acclaim around the globe as a deeply moving live experience.
Overhead has recently released their third album (not counting Overheads unreleased "Snowman album") called "And We're not here after all". check out the reveiws and listen to Overhead mp3 clips on this page!
Also we are planning our european tour for 2010, it will include the netherlands, germany, france, switzerland, denmark, and sweden. hope to get some bookings soon for y'all!

News

Buy all releases directly from us at the Overhead Shop! Or check out: Ppr-shop.de, Cdbaby, Amazon, iTunes, JustForKicks, Levykauppa X

16-Jan-2014 Here's a brand new Overhead song titled Do/Undo!

25-Oct-2013 Here's a brand new Overhead song: Crossfire!

16-Oct-2013 Another set of great photos from the Summer's End Festival in UK.

9-Oct-2013 Videos from Overhead's performance at the Summer's End Festival in UK: Berlin & An Afternoon of Sun and Moon
21st Century Schizoid Man

8-Oct-2013 Photos from Overhead's performance at the Summer's End Festival in UK: album1, album2, album3

24-Aug-2013 Check out this new live video from our summer gigs: An Afternoon of Sun and Moon, live in Belgium 2013!

2-Jul-2013 Added a new item in our store: 'All of Overhead USB Flash Drive'. Containing pretty much everything Overhead has ever done in one USB flash drive. Convenient way to get the whole Overhead discography at once!

30-Jun-2013 Here is the whole drive from Helsinki to Russelsheim for the first gig of the tour. Fastforwarded for your convenience ;)

22-Jun-2013 A review of the Spirit of 66 show (in French) and more pics from the show here.

19-Jun-2013 Videos and photos from the tour:
Russelsheim, Germany: video 1, video 2, gallery 1, gallery 2 and a review.
Verviers, Belgium: gallery 1, gallery 2.

1-Jun-2013 First Overhead gig of the summer caught on camera!

Next:
7.6. Das Rind, Russelsheim, Germany
8.6. Lakei, Helmond, The Netherlands
9.6. Spirit of 66, Verviers, Belgium
13.6. Alaus Namai, Vilnius, Lithuania
14.6. Fontaine Palace, Liepaja, Latvia
15.6. Nabaklab, Riga, Latvia

17-May-2013 New gig confirmed on 13.6. in Vilnius, Lithuania!

Upcoming live dates:
30.5. Espan lava, Helsinki, Finland
7.6. Das Rind, Russelsheim, Germany
8.6. Lakei, Helmond, The Netherlands
9.6. Spirit of 66, Verviers, Belgium
13.6. Alaus Namai, Vilnius, Lithuania
14.6. Fontaine Palace, Liepaja, Latvia
15.6. Nabaklab, Riga, Latvia
5.10. Summer's End Festival, UK

3-May-2013 New Of Sun and Moon review on ProgArchives!

20-Apr-2013 New interview and gig review (in Finnish) from the gig last week on Imperiumi.net!

13-Apr-2013 Yesterday's gig succesfully played, thanks to all who attended! We also have a new gig to announce: 30.5. Espan lava, Helsinki. After that it's off to the European dates in June. See you on the tour!

6-Mar-2013 We are delighted to announce new tour dates in June and that Overhead will play the Summer's End festival in UK in October!!!

Confirmed tour dates:
12.4. Club Liberte, Helsinki, Finland
7.6. Das Rind, Russelsheim, Germany
8.6. Lakei, Helmond, The Netherlands
9.6. Spirit of 66, Verviers, Belgium
14.6. Fontaine Palace, Liepaja, Latvia
15.6. Nabaklab, Riga, Latvia
5.10. Summer's End Festival, UK
More dates to follow!

16-Feb-2013 We're happy to announce a new live date in Helsinki, Finland: Friday 12.4. at Club Liberte! With Minutian and ?Verity.

30-Jan-2013 New Overhead interview and Of Sun and Moon review on the 15th Anniversary issue of Music Street Journal!

19-Jan-2013 New Of Sun and Moon review on ProgressoR!

2-Jan-2013 New Overhead interview on Lady Obscure Music Magazine.

14-Dec-2012 Overhead release new 3D music video for Berlin! The second track from the new album Of Sun and Moon. Watch with 3D glasses, included with the CD.

9-Dec-2012 New Overhead interview and Of Sun and Moon review (9-/10) on Damned by Light webzine (both in English)!
And another new review in the French Highlands Magazine.

3-Dec-2012 December sale on Overhead shop! Use discount code 'santaclaus' on our shop and you get 10% off on all items (CD's, DVD's and t-shirts)!

26-Nov-2012 3D-video of Overhead touring around Europe in 2010, see what happened on and off the stage: Angels and Demons 3D video.

9-Nov-2012 Overhead release Lost Inside 2 3D music video! The opening track from the new album Of Sun and Moon. Watch with 3D glasses, included with the CD.

8-Nov-2012 New Of Sun and Moon review at Background Magazine.

5-Nov-2012 Another new Of Sun and Moon review at Prog Archives!

2-Oct-2012 Two new, very positive and detailed Of Sun and Moon reviews at Prog Archives! Review #1 and review #2.

29-Sep-2012 There's an Overhead story/interview in the October issue of the Italian Guitar Club Magazine.

27-Sep-2012 Overhead is now #9 on the Belgian Dynatop-charts!
Also, Angels and Demons is on the CD that comes with the October issue of the German Eclipsed-magazine and Metaepitome is on rank 136 of 150 best of prog albums listed in the magazine.

3-Sep-2012 Check out this fantastic video review on Live Prog!

1-Sep-2012 There's a great new review in the Finnish Inferno-magazine!

20-Aug-2012 Another great new review at Progressive-area, in French. And there are reviews in the new issues of the Dutch magazine iO Pages, Belgian magazine Prog-Resiste and in the Finnish newspaper Karjalainen a few days ago.

17-Aug-2012 There's an Overhead story/interview in the September issue of the German Eclipsed-magazine. Looks something like this.

13-Aug-2012 A great new review in English at Ytsejam! And another review in French at Music in Belgium.

11-Aug-2012 Good reviews keep coming, here's one at MusikZirkus-Magazin, in German.

10-Aug-2012 A new and very positive review in English at Uber Rock!

8-Aug-2012 Another Of Sun and Moon review at ArtRock.pl (in Polish).

3-Aug-2012 Two new reviews: Chromatique.net (in French) and Terrorverlag (in German).
Also, Overhead featured this Sunday on THE PROG MILL radio show between 22.00-23.00 UK time / 23.00-24.00 CET on Stafford Radio.

1-Aug-2012 Of Sun and Moon has been doing very well, so this would be a good time to say a big thank you to everyone who has bought the album, said nice things about us, spread the word or supported us in any way, it means a lot!
Also, the album is reviewed in the latest issue of at Progressive Newsletter (in German) and at Progressive Rock & Progressive Metal E-zine (in English, at the end of the page).

26-Jul-2012 Two new very positive reviews: Your Music Blog (in English) and ArtRock.pl (in Polish)!
Also, Of Sun and Moon is number 3 at JustForKicks Top 10 Music Charts:)

20-Jul-2012 A new and good Of Sun and Moon review in English at Sea of Tranquility, and another one in Norwegian at Merlinprog.

18-Jul-2012 Excellent Of Sun and Moon review in English at ProGGnosis!! And another one in German at Metalglory.

16-Jul-2012 Of Sun and Moon is the album of the week in Imperiumi.net!! And two extremely positive reviews in Finnish 9+/10!

15-Jul-2012 Very good review at Artrock.se in Swedish and another one in German at Rocktimes. Of Sun and Moon is also reviewed in the new issue of the Dutch iO Pages-magazine.

11-Jul-2012 Excellent review at My Global Mind (in English)! and another one in German at Metal.de.

10-Jul-2012 Overhead featured this week on Friday Night Progressive Radio Show (USA). July 13 at 9.00 PM EST New York Time. Tune in here: www.fridaynightprogressive.com.

9-Jul-2012 "Aftermath" featured in Classic Rock Society Magazine! It's the fourth track in the free compilation CD New Species Volume 4 with the new issue of Classic Rock Society Magazine.

7-Jul-2012 Very good review in English at DPRP!

4-Jul-2012 Excellent review in Dutch at Progwereld! There are also reviews in the latest issues of the German Eclipsed and Empire-magazines, the latter features also "An Afternoon of Sun and Moon" on their sampler CD!

3-Jul-2012 A very good review in Italian at Raw & Wild!

2-Jul-2012 Excellent review in English at RockReport.be!
"What strikes me is the high quality of the material AND the matured musicians plus the crystal-clear production from one Tarmo Simonen. Count to that the attractive 8-page digipak with 3D-artwork and we've got ourselves another progrock winner here."

1-Jul-2012 A great review in Polish at Rock Area!

29-Jun-2012 A great review at AmarokProg (in French)!

25-Jun-2012 An excellent review at Rate Your Music.
"In a perfect world OVERHEAD would be smashing up the charts world-wide, they certainly have the musical and songwriting talent to go all the way."

24-Jun-2012 New very good reviews: Progrock.org.pl (in Polish), rating 4,5/5 and at Babyblaue (in German)!

20-Jun-2012 Excellent Overhead review at STORMBRINGER.at - the leading Austrian HeavyZine, rating 5/5 !!!

Reminder: AiiRadio.net presents: 'An Evening With OVERHEAD'. Tuesday, 26 June 2012 at 11PM (CET). AiiRadio will debut the whole new album Of Sun And Moon and the band will join in live to talk and to chat. Listen live at AiiRadio.net, join in the chat and invite your friends!

13-Jun-2012 A new and good review in French at Neoprog!
And a recommended store to buy the album in Poland: Oskar!

12-Jun-2012 One more song and video from the new album online: Berlin!

11-Jun-2012 A review in Italian at Rock Impressions!
And a recommended store to buy the album in France: Quadrifonic!

8-Jun-2012 Very good review (in German) at Proggies.ch!

7-Jun-2012 AiiRadio.net presents: 'An Evening With OVERHEAD'. Tuesday, 26 June 2012 at 11PM (CET). AiiRadio will debut the whole new album Of Sun And Moon and the band will join in live to talk and to chat. Join in the chat and invite your friends!
Facebook event

6-Jun-2012 There's a first review of the new album at Musikreviews.de!

Also, tomorrow 7.6. Overhead is on German Radio AFK MAX. The show Prog Extended starts at 22 PM (CET) and besides FM and cable can also be heard via their webradio, facebook player or iPhone stream.

29-May-2012 Of Sun and Moon is now available at www.ppr-shop.de!!!
The brand new CD is now available for immediate delivery exclusively at www.ppr-shop.de and from the official release date 30.6. onwards from all other good stores as well. The album is packed in an 8-page digi-pack with beautiful 3D-artwork and 3D-glasses are included!

The pre-orders have been shipped too!

To request a promo copy for media (reviews, radio play etc.) please contact our label at info ( at ) progressive-promotion.de

24-May-2012 Of Sun and Moon CD's have arrived to the record label and the pre-orders will start shipping soon!

7-May-2012 Of Sun and Moon album cover revealed:

25-Apr-2012 Of Sun and Moon album trailer online! Six days left to pre-order at the PPR shop!

23-Apr-2012 "Of Sun and Moon" is now mastered! Mastering was done by Svante Forsbäck of Chartmakers. Totally worth it!

18-Apr-2012 "Of Sun and Moon" will be packed in an 8-page digi-pack with beautiful 3D-artwork! Be among the first to get it and pre-order now at the PPR shop! All pre-orderers get their name in the album booklet! Pre-orders last until the 30th of April, and all orders will be shipped in May!

Check out the new songs at the middle->

Track list:

1. Lost Inside 2
2. Berlin
3. An Afternoon of Sun and Moon
4. Aftermath
5. Syriana
6. Grotte
7. Last Broadcast
8. Alive
9. Angels and Demons

Official release is in June by Progressive Promotion Records.

28-Mar-2012 Pre-order "Of Sun and Moon" now at the PPR shop! All pre-orderers get their name in the album booklet! Pre-orders last until the 30th of April, and all orders will be shipped fresh from the pressing at the end of May! The album is packed in a beautiful 8-page digi-pack with mesmerizing artwork.
More new material coming online by the end of the week!

25-Mar-2012 Overhead signs with the German Progressive Promotion Records. The new album "Of Sun and Moon" will be released by the label in June! Pre-orders start at the PPR shop soon! More info on the pre-orders coming soon.

23-Mar-2012 The title of the new album is "Of Sun and Moon".

25-Nov-2011 Overhead release a free net single!

There's a new song online! The new song titled "Aftermath", is one track from Overhead's upcoming new album, which is currently being mixed and to be released in 2012. Spread the word and feel free to give us your comments! Now a new video of the song!

21-Sep-2011 To give a little update: The work on the new album is progressing with some keyboard recording, post-production and a little mixing. Still to do is some additional guitar and vocal recording. More updates will follow later, stay tuned!

13-Apr-2011 A new live date:
Overhead & Circusfolk live at Liberte, Helsinki, Finland on 5.5.2011 at 21.00!
Facebook event
Long time no news, but we're still alive! While making the new album, Overhead will play one live show in Helsinki, don't miss it!

23-Oct-2010 Videos from the Convention Prog Resiste 2010 on YouTube, shot from the audience:

Metaepitome
A Method to the Madness
21st Century Schizoid Man



16-Jun-2010 Interviews and live recordings from a dutch radio show at Toonkunst Radio Lelystad.

15-Jun-2010 A new concert review (in French) and photos of the gig in Belgium on 16.05.2010 at Progressive-area.

1-Jun-2010 There is a new interview in French at Progressive-area done in Spirit of 66 during the tour.

30-May-2010 Overhead is proud to announce that they will play at the Convention Prog Resiste on Saturday 9.10.2010 at the Spirit of 66, Verviers, Belgium!

25-May-2010 The tour was succesfully done and the band is safely back at home. Here are some pics from the tour:
Spirit of 66
Mausefalle, Bonn
General pics
General pics 2
Switzerland
Magdeburg

24-Apr-2010 Overhead announces a tour in May to celebrate it's 10th anniversary - and a competition where you can win tickets for the shows!

6.5. Club Liberte, Helsinki, Finland.
12.5. Das Rind, Russelsheim, Germany.
13.5. Skubar, Basel, Switzerland.
14.5. UrBar, Magdeburg, Germany.
15.5. Movie, Bielefeld, Germany.
16.5. Spirit of 66, Verviers, Belgium.
18.5. Private gig, Hohenleimbach, Germany.
19.5. Mausefalle, Bonn, Germany.
20.5. Dunckerclub, Berlin, Germany.
21.5. Poppodium SJOR, Roggel, Netherlands.
22.5. Italia, Lidköping, Sweden.

We hope to see a lot of people on the gigs so spread the word!

Overhead has also entered the studio to work on new material. See some pics at Facebook and MySpace.

Join the Overhead page on Facebook!

1-Oct-2009 We posted live videos from the last few years on YouTube, see the videos-section!

Also, there are new interviews: an interview with Alex at Revelationz (in English) and with Jaakko at Ytsejam (in English) and at Stereoinvaders (in Italian).

There's also a new review of Live After All at Rock Area (in Polish).

Overhead is now concentrating on writing new material.

24-Aug-2009 More reviews of the new DVD and a competition:

DPRP (in English)
DPRP in conjunction with Metal Mind Productions are offering you the chance to win one of three copies of the Live After All DVD!
Music in Belgium (in French)
Progwereld (in Dutch)
Background Magazine (in English)

2-Aug-2009 And more reviews of the Live After All DVD:

Ytsejam (in English)
Stereoinvaders (in Italian)
ProgRock.org.pl (in Polish)
Progressive-area (in French)
Imperiumi (in Finnish)
Ilkka (in Finnish)

22-Jul-2009 More reviews of the Live After All DVD:

Rocktimes (in German)
MovimentiPROG (in Italian)
Artists & Bands (in Italian)
Arlequins (in Italian)
Benzoworld.com (in Italian)
Artrock.se (in Swedish)

3-Jul-2009 Some reviews of the Live After All DVD:

ProgArchives
ZicaZic (in French)
Ragazzi (in German)

15-Jun-2009 Live After All is out now! You can buy it from:
Just For Kicks
CD Universe
Amazon.com
Jukeboxshop
CDON.com

More shops in the merchandise-section!

3-Jun-2009 Live After All DVD preview track available on YouTube! Watch 'Time Can Stay' from from the upcoming DVD on YouTube.

The release date has changed for one week to 15th June in Europe (Metal Mind) and 16th June in USA (via MVD).

20-May-2009 New And We're Not Here After All themed t-shirts are available, see the merchandise section.

13-Apr-2009 There's a new interview with Alex and Jaakko that was done during the tour at Progressive-area (in French).

9-Apr-2009 New live photos from the European gigs:
Jean-Luc Cruwels
ProgRockFoto.de
MusikZirkus-Magazin.de

And a live review at Progressive-area (in French).

26-Mar-2009 DVD details!
Live After All will be released as a DVD, a limited CD, and a limited DVD+CD. The release date is set for June 8th in Europe (Metal Mind) and June 16th in USA (via MVD).

Track list:
* Metaepitome
* Time Can Stay
* Butterfly's Cry
* A Method...
* ...to the Madness
* A Captain on the Shore
* Entropy
* Dawn
* 21st Century Schizoid Man

Bonus material:

* Butterfly's Cry (music video)

Live at Prog'Sud:
* Time Can Stay

Live at Semifinal:
* Lost Inside
* Wainamoinen and Youkahainen

Live in Versailles:
* WARNING: Ending
* Point of View

Live at Spirit of 66:
* Konevitsan Kirkonkellot

Misc:
* interview with Alex Keskitalo
* discography, photo gallery
* Dolby Digital 5.1
* Run time: 185 mins

25-Mar-2009 Tuonen Tytär 2 has been released!

The album is a tribute to Finnish progressive rock of the seventies. Overhead plays Tabula Rasa's Vuorellaistuja.

More info:
Musea
Colossus blog

3-Mar-2009 Overhead to release a live DVD! The DVD entitled "Live After All" features the band's full performance at the Progrock 2009-festival, which took place in mid February at the beautiful Wyspiański Theater in Katowice, Poland.

The DVD will be released by Metal Mind Productions in early July. The performance features a selection of songs from the band's latest two albums. The bonus material also features live recordings from France, Belgium and Finland filmed between 2007-2008, an interview with the singer Alex Keskitalo and much more!

19-Feb-2009 There is a new interview with Alex in Finnish at Imperiumi.

2-Jan-2009 Tour dates in April announced!

Also there is a new interview at Magic Fire Music and a nice review at ProgGnosis.

21-Dec-2008 Overhead will play at the Progrock 2009-festival in Katowice, Poland on 17.2.2009! The festival at MySpace. More tour dates will be announced soon!

16-Dec-2008 Overhead will support The Flower Kings in Nosturi, Helsinki on 24.1.2009.

More exciting news and tour dates will be announced soon!

Also remember the gigs in Helsinki on 18.12.2008 and 13.1.2009.

19-Oct-2008 And We're Not Here After All has been nominated for the Best Artwork for Progawards 2008!

19-Oct-2008 New reviews of the new album and a new interview.

24-Sep-2008 Note: The Semifinal gig-date is changed from 17.12. to 18.12.!

1-Sep-2008 A new interview that among other things talks about the new album at AmarokProg (in French), English version.

There are also a few reviews of the new album.

28-Aug-2008 The release date for And We're Not Here After All is 16.9! The manufacturing of the CD is ready and it will hit the shops by 16.9. See the merchandise-section for some stores where to already purchase the CD!

Request and listen to the new album at these fine webradios:
Prog Rock and Metal
Prog Palace
Request at Aural Moon
Progressive rock radio
Progressive positivity

26-Aug-2008 The DVD from the Slottsskogen Goes Progressive 2007-festival has been released! It features Overhead-songs 'Zumanthum' and 'Time Can Stay'. To order email: slottskogen2004(at)hotmail.com. The price is 150 SEK (=~15�) + shipping costs.

11-Aug-2008 Check out new live-videos at YouTube or MySpace! The songs are Time Can Stay from the new album, which is to be released soon, and Kalevala, both recorded live in France in 2007.

13-Jun-2008 The new album is titled 'And We're Not Here After All' and it will be released by Musea. Listen to the sound-clips! See the merchandise-section for some places to purchase the CD.

Update: Unfortunately the release is delayed until September, not yet in July.

9-Mar-2008 The mixing of the new album has now been finished! It will be mastered in April. News on the release schedule will follow.

14-Feb-2008 A new interview at HMTV Canada.

15-Jan-2008 The recording of the new album is in the final stages and the band will soon start mixing the album! More news to follow.

After the new album is ready Overhead will record Tabula Rasa's song Vuorellaistuja for Tuonen Tytär 2 - A Tribute to Finnish Progressive.

Live dates
Video & Music

Do/Undo NEW SONG!
Crossfire NEW SONG!
Afternoon of Sun and Moon (live)
Berlin 3D!
Lost Inside 2 3D!
Angels and Demons 3D!

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