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Overkill - Bassist Releasing Debut Solo Album

Overkill songwriter and bassist DD Verni will be releasing his long awaited debut album worldwide through Mighty Music. The release date of the album is set for October 2018 and touring in both the U.S. and Europe is currently being booked.

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Posted: 13.04.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Overkill - Former Guitarist Criticizes New Live Release

Drama seems abound these last few days. Recently, Overkill announced a new live album. However, the thrashers former guitarist, Bobby Gustafson, says that fans shouldn't buy the band's upcoming Live In Overhausen DVD and Blu-Ray (which celebrates the Feel The Fire and Horrorscope albums) because he is "not getting a dime" from the release.

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Posted: 20.03.2018 by Bad English | Comments (6)


Overkill - Announce New Live Release, Share First Clip

Good news for New Jersey thrashers Overkill fans, as the band will release a new live album: Live In Overhausen on May 18 via Nuclear Blast. Celebrating the band's history, Live In Overhausen captured not one but two album anniversaries. Fans assembled on April 16th, 2016 at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany for the 25th anniversary of Horrorscope and 30th anniversary of where it all began, Feel The Fire. The group has also released the first visuals online, for the song "Hammerhead". Enjoy!

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Posted: 17.03.2018 by Bad English | Comments (3)


Overkill - New Material In Progress

Hard-working New Jersey thrashers Overkill have returned to the studio to resume work on demos reportedly for their upcoming album. According to a post on their Facebook page, at least four new songs are in varying stages of completion at the moment, with more to come. The group released The Grinding Wheel just last year.

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Posted: 13.02.2018 by Bad English | Comments (9)


Overkill - D.D. Verni Releases Lyric Video From Debut Solo Album

Overkill songwriter and bassist, D.D. Verni, has plans to release his first solo album in 2018 and is currently looking for a label to call home. Verni states: "I'm psyched to get this disc out, we had a lot of fun and a lot of great players contributed". The album was mixed and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (Rob Zombie, Queensrÿche, Hatebreed). Get a first taste with the lyric video for the song "Fire Up", featuring guitarist Mike Orlando, below.

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Posted: 22.12.2017 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Overkill - Announce Australian Tour Dates

American thrash metal icons, Overkill, have announced a string of live shows in Australia, kicking off in Adelaide at the end of February next year. The "wrecking crew" is currently promoting the acclaimed eighteenth studio album, The Grinding Wheel, which was released earlier in 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. Check out the dates below and get your tickets here.

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Posted: 06.11.2017 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Overkill - To Headline 2017's Metal Alliance Tour

The lineup for 2017's Metal Alliance Tour is now officially revealed and this time around, New Jersey thrash legends Overkill will headline. Sharing the platform on this trek will be Crowbar, Havok, Black Fast, and Invidia. This year's event is presented by Fear The Riff Expo and it will make twenty stops across the United States. The journey begins on September 8th in Illinois and concludes on September 30th in Easton, Pennsylvania. You can check out the dates below and get your tickets here.

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Posted: 16.06.2017 by nikarg | Comments (0)


Overkill - Recruit New Drummer

Legendary New Jersey thrashers, Overkill, have kept the machine running strong in 2017 with the release of their highly-acclaimed eighteenth album, The Grinding Wheel, as well as adding another U.S. tour under their belts. Today, the band welcomes another addition to the Overkill history with their new drummer, Jason "Sticks" Bittner (Shadows Fall, Flotsam And Jetsam). You can read the press release below.

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Posted: 05.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Overkill - Release New Video

Overkill have just released a new video, and it is available courtesy of Nuclear Blast's official YouTube channel. This time around, it's the song "Shine On" from their latest record, The Grinding Wheel, that gets some attention. Check out the thrashing song below.

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Posted: 18.03.2017 by The Underdog | Comments (3)


Overkill - New Video Clip Online

Overkill have created a video clip for their song entitled "Goddamn Trouble" of their upcoming album, The Grinding Wheel which is to be released on the 10th of February via Nuclear Blast records. You can watch the video from the legendary New Jersey thrash metallers here.

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Posted: 05.02.2017 by Csabi | Comments (4)


Overkill - Reveal New Album Details

Veteran New Jersey-based thrashers Overkill have announced the details of their upcoming eighteenth studio album, The Grinding Wheel, which is due for release on February 10th, 2017. The new album follows up their 2014 record, White Devil Armory. The news was revealed by the band's label Nuclear Blast. The album is produced by the band themselves and mixed by Andy Sneap. Travis Smith has created the cover artwork.

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Posted: 17.11.2016 by 3rdWorld | Comments (2)


Overkill - New Single Streaming

Today is a good day for Overkill fans, because they have shared a new single called "Our Finest Hour" as a first taste for their upcoming new album, The Grinding Wheel. The brand new single will be released in the first week of Overkill's European tour, on November 4th. Let's also not forget that The Grinding Wheel is going to be released in February next year.

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Posted: 19.10.2016 by Maco | Comments (10)


Overkill - To Release Single, Snippet Launched

As you probably know, Overkill will be releasing a new album in the near future called The Grinding Wheel. While the New Jersey thrashers put the finishing touches on the album, the band gives their fans a taster of what to expect from their forthcoming record, a brand-new single called "Our Finest Hour", which will be released in the first week of Overkill's European tour, on November 4th. Originally planned for release in November, The Grinding Wheel is now hitting stores next February. Check out the teaser here.

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Posted: 20.09.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Overkill - To Release New Album In November

Overkill have started revealing the first details about their next album. To follow White Devil Armory released two years ago, the thrashers will unleash Grinding Wheel this November. That's the plan. This will be their eighteenth studio album and it's nearing completion with the group promising more details about it soon.

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Posted: 15.08.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Overkill - To Play Two Albums In Full At Special Show

Legendary thrashers Overkill have announced a very special anniversary show at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany on April 16th, 2016. On that evening, the band will play the records Horrorscope (1991) and Feel The Fire 1985) in their entirety. As if this wasn't enough, the show will be recorded for an upcoming DVD release as well! It will be a night to remember.

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Posted: 06.11.2015 by Bad English | Comments (1)