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AMORPHIS To Tour North America With SWALLOW THE SUN

Finnish melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS will return to North America next March/April for a long-overdue headlining tour. Support on the trek will come from fellow Finns and melodic doom/death merchants SWALLOW THE SUN. AMORPHIS will also appear on select dates with thrash legends OVERKILL and Egyptian-themed technical death metal champions NILE. "It's been a long ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Talks 'Grinding Wheel' Album; Touring With MOTÖRHEAD

Emily Strigl of the "Talking Metal" podcast recently conducted an interview with OVERKILL vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On OVERKILL's forthcoming new album "Grinding Wheel": Bobby: "The great part about a new album is that it's ...

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OVERKILL: 'The Grinding Wheel' Album Pushed Back To February; Listen To Snippet Of New Song 'Our Finest Hour'

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL are putting the finishing touches on their new studio album, titled "The Grinding Wheel". To give their fans a taster of what to expect from their forthcoming record, a brand-new single called "Our Finest Hour", will be released in the first week of OVERKILL's European tour, on November 4. The ...

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SCORPIONS And MIKKEY DEE Pay Tribute To MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY With 'Overkill' Cover (Video)

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS paid tribute to late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister by performing a cover version of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Overkill" Saturday night (September 3) at Citibank Hall in São Paulo, Brazil. SCORPIONS' current touring lineup includes MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee. Dee is filling in for James Kottak, who is currently on break ...

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OVERKILL And NILE To Join Forces For U.S. Tour

OVERKILL, NILE and AMORPHIS will join forces for a U.S. tour in February/March 2017. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. OVERKILL has set "Grinding Wheel" as the title of its new album, due this fall via Nuclear Blast. OVERKILL frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth revealed the name of the band's new CD during an ...

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OVERKILL, ACCEPT, Ex-GUNS N' ROSES, DREAM THEATER Members Perform At 'Rock Against Dystrophy' Benefit (Video)

Mark Tornillo (T.T. QUICK, ACCEPT), Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA), Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (GUNS N' ROSES), Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS) and members of OVERKILL are among the musicians who took part in the Rock Against Dystrophy benefit concert on Sunday, August 21 at The Headliner in Neptune, New Jersey. Fan-filmed video footage ...

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SODOM: Watch Lyric Video For New Song 'Caligula'

German thrash metal veterans SODOM will release their new album, "Decision Day", on August 26 via SPV/Steamhammer. The official lyric video for the song "Caligula", taken from "Decision Day", can be seen below. Bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such says about the song: "'Caligula' is one of my favorite songs on 'Decision Day'. It's about the most ...

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Watch OVERKILL Perform At Sweden's GEFLE METAL FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of OVERKILL's July 15 performance at the Gefle Metal Festival in Gävle, Sweden can be seen below. OVERKILL's follow-up to 2014's "White Devil Armory" album is tentatively due in October. The band will embark on a European headlining tour in November. Support on the trek will come from U.S. sludge metal kings ...

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Clean Your Clock - MOTÖRHEAD

There's been a bucket load of MOTÖRHEAD live albums and videos over the years, including bonus live sets and radio performances scattered upon the Sanctuary Records remasters from 2005 and '06. Frankly, it was easy to take them for granted while Lemmy Kilmister was still alive. Last December, the widely beloved Lemmy took his last ...

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VADER To Release 'The Empire' Album In September

Polish death metal veterans VADER will release their new studio album, "The Empire", on September 23 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Tibi Et Igni" was recorded at Hertz Studios in Bialystok, Poland with producers Wojtek and Slawek Wiesawski. A special ten-inch single, "Iron Times", will arrive on August 12. It includes the following ...

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SODOM To Release 'Decision Day' Album In August

German thrash metal veterans SODOM will release their new album, "Decision Day", on August 26 via SPV/Steamhammer. Bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such, guitarist Bernd "Bernemann" Kost and drummer Markus "Makka" Freiwald spent four months in the studio honing the new SODOM material. The result is a hard-as-nails, diverse thrash metal offering on the subject of D-Day, ...

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OVERKILL Members Take Pride In Fact That They Manage Themselves

Mark Ashby of Uber Rock recently conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL in Belfast. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about OVERKILL's work ethic, Blitz said: "We're blue collar; there's no two ways about it. But you've gotta work to earn it. We're jersey ...

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OVERKILL To Tour Europe With CROWBAR, SHREDHEAD, DESECRATOR

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will embark on a European headlining tour in November. Support on the trek will come from U.S. sludge metal kings CROWBAR, Israel-based metallers SHREDHEAD and Aussie thrashers DESECRATOR. Commented OVERKILL vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "Let the killing begin — yes, yes, yes, here we go again. With a lead ...

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