The Blue Ridge Rock Festival, set for Sept. 7 to 10, 2023 at the Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia, is releasing its 2023 lineup one act a time. One hundred eight of 144 acts have been announced as of March 17. The following bands have been announced since our last update (in alphabetical order): Babymetal... Continue Reading →
Overkill to release ‘The Atlantic Years’ box set on Oct. 29
Classic thrash band Overkill will release the box set "The Atlantic Years 1986-1994" on Oct. 29, 2021. Pre-orders are available here. An integral part of the early-'80s thrash metal movement that spawned acts like Metallica and Anthrax, New Jersey's Overkill garnered a reputation for brutal, pounding speed and technique. Taking its moniker from the 1979... Continue Reading →
LIVE RECAP: Overkill – 04/25/19 – Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, Maryland
LIVE PHOTOS: Overkill, Death Angel ----- Review by Jeff Maki ----- It was a night of firsts at Baltimore Soundstage. The April 25 show was thrash metal legend, Overkill's first show of its "Wings Over USA" tour supporting its new studio album, "The Wings of War,” but you wouldn't have known it. With another legendary... Continue Reading →
LIVE PHOTOS: Overkill – 04/25/19 – Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, Maryland
Photos by Greg Maki
Death Angel to release ninth album, ‘Humanicide,’ on May 31
Legendary Bay Area thrash metal band Death Angel will release its long-awaited ninth full-length album, "Humanicide," on May 31 with Nuclear Blast Records. The band has unveiled the artwork, track listing and the record’s first single, the title track, via visualizer. The new record will be preceded by Death Angel’s U.S. tour with Overkill and Act of Defiance. On... Continue Reading →
Overkill announces ‘Wings over USA’ tour with Death Angel, Act of Defiance
As we previously reported via our interview with Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth, (see a few posts down), Overkill have now made its upcoming U.S. tour with Death Angel and Act Of Defiance official. See details and dates inside!
INTERVIEW: Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth of OVERKILL (2019)
With album number 19 about to drop and its first single, "Last Man Standing" already getting serious airplay on Sirius XM's Liquid Metal, the thrash metal machine Overkill cannot be stopped, not even in 2019!
Live Metal's Jeff Maki talked with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth about the making of "The Wings of War" and much more. Read on ...
Overkill release new song “Last Man Standing”
Legendary New Jersey thrashers Overkill will unleash their 19th studio record, "The Wings Of War" on February 22, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band released their first single "Last Man Standing." Watch it and get album details inside!
Overkill reveals new album, ‘The Wings of War,’ out Feb. 22, 2019
Legendary New Jersey thrashers Overkill will unleash their 19th studio record, “The Wings Of War,” on February 22, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. See inside for details.
Overkill to release ‘Live in Overhausen’ May 18
Legendary New Jersey thrash act Overkill has announced it will release its "Live in Overhausen" album 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 16, 2016, at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany for the 25th anniversary of "Horrorscope" and... Continue Reading →