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Standing Ovation

Standing Ovation
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Finland
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Standing Ovation is a Finnish prog metal band featuring Jouni Partanen (vocals), Johannes Kurvinen (guitar, backing vocals), Samuli Federley (guitars, backing vocals), Petri Eskola (keyboards, backing vocals), Mikko Kymäläinen (drums), and Panu Nykänen (bass).
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http://www.standingovationband.com
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Releases on file (3)
Standing Ovation — Gravity Beats Nuclear Standing Ovation — Gravity Beats Nuclear
((Not on label) no#, 2015, CD)
Standing Ovation — The Antikythera Mechanism Standing Ovation — The Antikythera Mechanism
((Not on label) no#, 2012, CD)
Standing Ovation — Scars Suit Me Standing Ovation — Scars Suit Me
((Not on label) no#, 2011, CD)

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