OVERKILL’S ‘The Grinding Wheel’ Album Out Now!

New York long-time thrash metal masters Overkill have just released their latest slab of audio mayhem, The Grinding Wheel, yesterday via Nuclear Blast Records. Let me tell you this album is intense and pure Overkill all-the-way.

From The Press Release

The Grinding Wheel well surpasses the recent offerings by the Big Four, noble as most of the latter’s recent offerings have been. If DESTRUCTION won the thrash sweepstakes in 2016, consider OVERKILL early on front runners for 2017.”

The Grinding Wheel mixes impressively fast old school vibes with a progressive songwriting, killer choruses and the signature OVERKILL groove of the 90s. New Jersey’s Finest once again managed to both keep and evolve their unique sound  This is how traditional fresh thrash should sound in 2017.”

“Fast thrash with a groovy touch, lots of melody and excellent vocals. OVERKILL proves that they are still one of the leading bands in thrash metal. This 18th album is a killer.”

Today, the legendary New Jersey thrash metallers, OVERKILL, release their highly anticipated 18th studio album The Grinding Wheel and unveil another trailer where singer Bobby Blitz speaks about his influences and how he enjoyed to scare his parents with them. Watch the new clip here: https://youtu.be/GFbUC1-g_CQ

Order the physical formats of The Grinding Wheel here: http://nblast.de/OverkillGrindingWheel

Or get the digital album here: http://nblast.de/OverkillDownloads

The Grinding Wheel was produced by the band and mixed by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, ACCEPT, EXODUS). The artwork was created again by Travis Smith (NEVERMORE, OPETH, SOILWORK, DEATH…).

Below is the track listing for The Grinding Wheel:

1. Mean Green Killing Machine
2. Goddamn Trouble
3. Our Finest Hour
4. Shine On
5. The Long Road
6. Let’s All Go To Hades
7. Come Heavy
8. Red White And Blue
9. The Wheel
10. The Grinding Wheel

More on The Grinding Wheel:
“Our Finest Hour” Lyric Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElxZ1oz9A68
“Green, Killing Machine” Lyric Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tN-70ESO3A
Track-by-track #1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ye9sq74ttiE&feature=youtu.be
Track-by-track #2: http://youtu.be/5XuMrEp9d6w
Track-by-track #3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETB2f-aBfmY
Trailer #1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieuZx-wffsQ
Trailer #2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B65O3asbMj8#
Trailer #3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzxRR5-i6j0
Trailer #4: https://youtu.be/BHWf27VTpDs
Trailer #5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdebklniwJE

Legendary New Jersey thrashers, OVERKILL, kick-of their 2017 North American trek with Egyptian themed technical death metal champions and label mates NILE on February 14th at The Trocadero in Philadelphia! The trek stops in Chicago, Anaheim, and Washington, DC before ending at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ.

OVERKILL will be touring in support of their upcoming album, The Grinding Wheel, which will be released February 10th via Nuclear Blast. Recently, the band released the video for “Our Finest Hour”. Enjoy an impression of the mighty thrash inferno with this lyric video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElxZ1oz9A68

NILE is touring in support of their latest release What Should Not Be Unearthed. Watch the official lyric video for “Evil To Cast Out Evil” on the Nuclear Blast Youtube Channel.

Joining OVERKILL and NILE for select shows are melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS and melodic doom/death merchants SWALLOW THE SUN.

Tickets for the confirmed shows are now available for purchase at Enterthevault.com and all other ticket outlets.

Catch OVERKILL live at the following dates:
2/14/2017  Trocadero Theatre – Philadelphia, PA
2/15/2017  Agora Ballroom (w/ LORDI) – Cleveland, OH
2/16/2017  Park Street Saloon – Columbus, OH
2/17/2017  Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL
2/18/2017  The Cabooze – Minneapolis, MN
2/19/2017  Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS
2/20/2017  Gothic Theatre – Englewood, CO
2/22/2017  El Corazon – Seattle, WA
2/23/2017  Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR
2/24/2016  Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
2/25/2017  City National Grove – Anaheim, CA
2/26/2017  Club Red – Tempe, AZ
2/27/2017  Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
2/28/2017  Trees – Dallas, TX
3/01/2017  Scout Bar – Houston, TX
3/02/2017  Alamo City Music Hall – San Antonio, TX
3/03/2017  Southport Music Hall – New Orleans, LA
3/04/2017  The Ritz Ybor – Ybor City, FL
3/05/2017  Variety Playhouse – Atlanta, GA
3/6/2017  The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC  **
3/7/2017  The NorVa – Norfolk, VA **
3/8/2017  Howard Theatre – Washington, DC **
3/9/2017  Upstate Concert Hall – Clifton Park, NY **
3/10/2017  Palladium – Worcester, MA
3/11.2017  Starland Ballroom – Sayerville, NJ **

Pre-order you copy of The Grinding Wheel here: nblast.de/OverkillGrindingWheel


About Michael Juvinall (6518 Articles)
I am a devoted husband and father. I have been a voracious horror fan since the early age of 5 and metal fan since I was 14. I watch all horror films but my great loves are classic horror films: Universal Monsters, Werewolves, Hammer Horror and an all-around affinity for things that go bump in the night! I'm also a huge fan of extreme metal music.

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