Ovtlier Releases New Single “Dead Man Running” + Official Music Video


Ovtlier’s latest release, “Dead Man Running,” has made its debut on all major music platforms via a distribution partnership with ONErpm. Adding to the excitement, the music video for the song, directed by Tom Flynn, known for his work with acclaimed artists such as All That Remains, Body Count, and 10 Years, is bound to leave a lasting impression.

Tom Flynn’s impressive portfolio indicates his expertise in creating visually stunning and impactful music videos. “Dead Man Running” is both chilling and suspenseful, revolving around a vigilante seeking vengeance for his wife’s murder, exacting a gruesome toll on the perpetrator, one limb at a time.

This dark and riveting story line perfectly complements the song’s theme and promises an intense and visually captivating viewing experience for fans of Ovtlier and music enthusiasts alike. To fully appreciate the artistry behind the song, be sure to stream “Dead Man Running” on your preferred platform and immerse yourself in Tom Flynn’s masterful direction in the accompanying music video.

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“Dead Man Running” is a song about confronting haters, standing your ground, and the inevitable karma that comes around. Ovtlier’s “Dead Man Running” is a powerful self-assertion anthem. The lyrics communicate a message of resilience and defiance against haters, jealousy, and rumors. It speaks to the artist’s unyielding spirit, not losing sleep over fame and its resulting enemies. The song portrays the protagonist as someone who is immune to the negativity and is ready to retaliate, not initiating conflict but always finishing it. The recurring image of “Dead Man Running” symbolizes the futile attempts of those who try to bring him down.

Honing in on a modern sound while consistently setting themselves apart from the mainstream, Ovtlier (pronounced “Outlier”) prides themselves in creating exemplary rock and metal music backed by a rapidly growing fanbase. Ovtlier has earned more than 3 million views of fan-curated content on YouTube and over 3 million streams on Spotify, while capturing the hearts of tens of thousands of followers online. In addition to their loyal fan base, the band has caught attention through achieving features in major media outlets such as Revolver, Loudwire, Alternative Press, Decibel and ABC News.

Continually hitting the Billboard charts, Ovtlier has been able to spread their sound nationwide through constant spins on FM radio and months of regular rotation on SiriusXM Octane– launching them into the forefront of their genre. Ovtlier has had three singles featured on SiriusXM Octane; “Who We Are”, “Buried Me Alive” and “Blame The Dead” have made fans out of satellite radio listeners across the country and emphasizes the band’s ability to stay creative while maintaining an ever-growing fanbase.

Ovtlier brought 2022 to a close with “Living Dead”-bringing the band their biggest success yet. Ovtlier earned a steady average of 1.5 million streams monthly on three streaming platforms (Amazon Music, Spotify and Pandora) alone and saw “Living Dead” become the most played song on SiriusXM Octane. With “Living Dead” behind them, Ovtlier is gearing up to outdo their own personal best with their upcoming release “Heartless”. The track was written by the band’s lead vocalist and founder, Joey Arena, accompanied by Evan McKeever and Julian Comeau (Loveless)“Heartless” owes its production to Justin DeBlieck (Ice Nine Kills, Motionless In White) and Evan McKeever while joining its predecessor as the second single mixed by Chris Dawson (SAUL, Any Given Sin) and mastered by Mike Kalajian (Bad Omens, The Plot In You).

With Ovtlier’s dedication and a star-studded team of support behind them, the success of “Heartless” as the band’s most-accomplished single is inevitable.