Fans of New Jersey-based thrash metal veterans Overkill take notice. The group recently inked a new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records and their first worldwide release on Nuclear Blast will be a special box set, HistoriKill: 1995 - 2007 which will be released on October 16th and will include eleven Overkill albums on 13 CDs and a bonus CD (including demos, remixes and an unreleased cover song) in digi sleeves.
New Jersey thrash metal veterans Overkill have inked a new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Previously signed to the label for Europe only, Overkill's first worldwide release on Nuclear Blast will be a special box-set comprised of the band's entire back catalog, due out this fall and coinciding with their co-headlining North American tour (dates below) with fellow Jersey natives and progressive metal juggernauts Symphony X.
Overkill has debuted another new video. It is their second off the freshly released new studio album White Devil Armory, which you have probably already listened to by now. The thrash legends give you "Bitter Pill" after the previous video for "Armorist". All you have to do is enjoy it below.
After showcasing their new song "Armorist" before, thrash metal masters Overkill now give us the official music video for it. White Devil Armory, their new offering, will be out on July 18th in Europe and July 22nd in the US via Nuclear Blast. The effort was tracked at Gear Recording and mixed by Greg Reely, who also worked on 2012's The Electric Age. Watch the band's new video here now. Enjoy!
New Jersey thrash titans Overkill have just released a lyric video featuring the band's new single "Armorist". The single, which is released on the 29th of June, is taken from the band's forthcoming new studio album White Devil Armory. The album will be released on the 18th of July and 22nd of July in Europe and the U.S. respectively. The video can be viewed below.
With the release of their new album, White Devil Armory, scheduled for this summer, New Jersey thrash metal veterans Overkill now announce a headlining European tour for October and November, 2014. The band will hit the road in support of their upcoming output, which will be out on July 18th, 2014 via Nuclear Blast. Joining them on the road will be L.A.- based industrials Prong, Swedish speed thrashers and labelmates Enforcer, and Greek heavy metal outfit Darkology.
And the name of the new Overkill album is.... White Devil Armory! The band revealed it on their official Twitter account and also promised more details soon. For now, it is known that some song titles include "Pig," "Where There's Smoke" and "Amorist." Also, the album is tentatively due out in July in North America via eOne Music and in Europe through Nuclear Blast Records.
Thrashers Overkill have moved the release date of their new record (which they are currently working on) until July. As a result, the shows scheduled for March (except UK dates) will be moved to the Fall when you can expect a tour and a new release. The release of the new album was previously announced for March. According to the band, it will be worth the wait though.
If you like Skeletonwitch and were hoping to see them play in certain parts of Europe, your wish has been granted because the Americans will be joining legendary thrashers Overkill on a spring tour of Western Europe in 2014. Check out the dates below where you also find the final in a series of behind-the-scenes videos documenting their new album's recording. The band will be presenting their opus Serpents Unleashed.
American thrashers Overkill have entered the studio to begin tracking their new studio album due out sometime next year. The new material will be tracked at Gear Recording and mixed by Greg Reely, who also mixed the band's previous effort The Electric Age. Now all you have to do is wait and hope for the best!
New Jersey thrash metal veterans Overkill may have started their career back in 1980 but they are showing no signs of slowing down as they are already working on their new studio album and follow-up to The Electric Age which has now been confirmed for a March 2014 release.
Returning to North America for the second run in support of their thirteenth studio album Phantom Antichrist, German thrash overlords Kreator will launch a co-headlining tour this fall with New York thrashers Overkill through the U.S. and Canada. Opening each night will be California's Warbringer in a tour rightfully dubbed Legends Of Thrash Tour.
Sad news for the Overkill fans in the US. Unfortunately, the band was forced to cancel the remaining shows on the Dark Roots Of Thrash Tour in February due to an illness in the band. Vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth is suffering from pneumonia. However, Overkill promise that after some time for recovery they will be back out in the spring for their Northern European tour.
US thrash veterans Overkill have announced their first Northern Europe run in a long time, also including several dates in Finland where the band hasn't really toured in almost 30 years. The tour is scheduled for April/May next year and all of the dates can be seen below.