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OVERKILL Frontman: 'Along The Way, You Must Reinvent Yourself'

OVERKILL singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth was interviewed on the February 10-12 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A couple of excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: ["The Grinding Wheel" is] your eighteenth studio album. Bobby, what makes each time you record ...

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OVERKILL Kicks Off North American Tour In Philadelphia (Video)

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL kicked off their North American tour on Tuesday, February 14 at the Trocadero in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. OVERKILL is touring in support of its latest album, "The Grinding Wheel", which was released on February 10 via Nuclear Blast. The disc ...

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Video: SODOM Performs At U.K.'s HRH METAL Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of SODOM's February 12 performance at the HRH Metal festival at the O2 Academy in Birmingham, England can be seen below. SODOM's latest album, "Decision Day", was released last August via SPV/Steamhammer. Bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such, guitarist Bernd "Bernemann" Kost and drummer Markus "Makka" Freiwald spent four months in the studio honing ...

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NILE Parts Ways With DALLAS TOLER-WADE, Announces Replacement

South Carolina-based extreme technical death metallers NILE have parted ways with guitarist/vocalist Dallas Toler-Wade and have replaced him with Brian Kingsland. The band will support OVERKILL on a North American tour beginning on February 14 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Commented NILE founding member Karl Sanders: "I would like to personally thank Dallas Toler-Wade for his many ...

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Video: KREATOR Performs In Oslo, Norway

Fan-filmed video footage of KREATOR's February 7 performance at Rockefeller in Oslo, Norway can be seen below. KREATOR kicked off its European tour with Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA on February 1 at La Bam in Metz, France. Also appearing on the bill are visionary Swedish melodic death metallers SOILWORK and Belgium's finest death/grind outfit ABORTED. KREATOR's ...

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Video Premiere: OVERKILL's 'Goddamn Trouble'

"Goddamn Trouble", the new video from New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Kevin Custer and edited by Denise Korycki at Wild Wind Productions (CANNIBAL CORPSE, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE). Commented OVERKILL frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "We hooked up again with Kevin Custer, the director behind the videos 'Armorist', ...

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KREATOR's 'Gods Of Violence' Tops German Chart

"Gods Of Violence", the new album from German thrash titans KREATOR, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 1. Commented singer, guitarist and main songwriter Mille Petrozza: "Wow! Number One in Germany! What a great day in the history of KREATOR. Words can not describe how we feel about ...

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The Grinding Wheel - OVERKILL

As legendary thrash band OVERKILL might put it through its latest album, the bitter cycle to staying relevant is like a grinding wheel. Yet, for a band that could've been defined strictly by the breakout foursome containing Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, D.D. Verni, Rat Skates and Bobby Gustafson, OVERKILL has a treasure trove of alumni: Sid ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Fallen Brother'

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the official music video for the song "Fallen Brother" from their latest album, "Gods Of Violence". The track features Swiss singer/songwriter Dagobert and pays respect to fallen music icons such as Lemmy, Jeff Hanneman, Cliff Burton, Peter Steele, Prince, David Bowie and Bon Scott, among others. KREATOR frontman Mille ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Totalitarian Terror'

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the official music video for the song "Totalitarian Terror". Check it out below. "Totalitarian Terror" is the final clip in KREATOR's new video trilogy, which was helmed by the renowned Polish video production company Grupa13 (AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE). The track is taken from the band's new album, "Gods ...

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KREATOR Teases 'Totalitarian Terror' Video

German thrash titans KREATOR have released a teaser for their upcoming music video for the song "Totalitarian Terror". Check it out below. "Totalitarian Terror" is the final clip in KREATOR's new video trilogy, which was helmed by the renowned Polish video production company Grupa13 (AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE). The track is taken from the band's ...

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KREATOR Frontman To Take Part In Online Chat Today

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the third video trailer for their upcoming album, "Gods Of Violence". Watch KREATOR mainman Mille Petrozza talk about the inspiration for, and his favorite tracks on, the new disc. In other news, Petrozza will be take part in a Facebook live question-and-answer session today (Friday, January 6) at 11 ...

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KREATOR Frontman On 'Gods Of Violence': 'We Didn't Wanna Put Out An Album That Was Just Okay'

Finland's Kaaos TV conducted an interview with KREATOR guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza and guitarist Sami Yli-Sirniö on November 23 in Helsinki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. Asked how the songwriting process for KREATOR's new album, "Gods Of Violence", was different from that of the band's previous efforts, Mille said: "It's never ...

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KREATOR Frontman: 'The Human Race Needs To Be Told What To Do'

Mariskal Rock TV's Jason Cenador recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza of German thrash metal veterans KREATOR. You can watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the inspiration behind the title for the band's new album, "Gods Of Violence": Mille: "The original concept was talking about the ancient ...

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KREATOR: Watch Second Trailer For 'Gods Of Violence' Album

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the second video trailer for their upcoming album, "Gods Of Violence". Watch KREATOR mainman Mille Petrozza talk about working with producer Jens Bogren, the featured guests and the album's production process. "Gods Of Violence" will be released on January 27, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for ...

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OVERKILL: Lyric Video For New Song 'Mean, Green, Killing Machine'

The official lyric video for the song "Mean, Green, Killing Machine" from legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighteenth album, "The Grinding Wheel", which will be released on February 10, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. Commented OVERKILL lead vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "Let's keep this rolling. ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Satan Is Real'

The official video for the song "Satan Is Real" from German thrash titans KREATOR can be seen below. The clip was once again filmed with renowned video production company Grupa13, which has previously worked with AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH and ELUVEITIE. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Gods Of Violence", which will be ...

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