jul 18 2022
Israel born and LA based heavy rock artist OHP (OREN HALMUT) digs into country history with his newest #metalcover for the 1974, Dolly Parton hit classic, “Jolene.” Swapping out the delicate guitar notes and poignant longing with brutal electric riffs and roaring vocals, “Jolene” is a modern update that re-interprets the Grammy Winning single for a modern metal audience.
Oren started his musical endeavor at the young age of nine in Tel-Aviv, Israel. After playing and recording with numerous artists in his home town, he relocated to California in early 2000. Since then, he has been a prominent musical figure in Los Angeles, across the west coast and the nation. He owns H2O studios in North Hollywood, where he works as a producer, drummer and guitar player depending on the needs of each individual project. In 2016 oren started the “ohp metal” channel on youtube which features weekly metal covers of popular songs ranging from pop ,country, hip hop and RnB .The channel has gained over 10000 subscribers and growing weekly.
Oren currently lives in Los Angeles and is endorsed by Vater drumsticks, Dean Markley Guitar Strings and Moody guitar straps.