OVERKILL To Tour US with Support from Death Angel & Act Of Defiance!

Iconic New Jersey thrash metal superstars OVERKILL will be taking to the road in the US this Spring in support of their upcoming new album. Their “Wings Over The USA” 2019 tour will kick off on April 25th and direct support will come from Death Angel and Act Of Defiance. Get all the dates and details right here!

From The Press Release

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL are proud to announce The Wings Over USA 2019 tour. Kicking off on April 25th in Baltimore, the tour will make stops in Pittsburgh, Chicago and Nashville before concluding in Boston on May 11th. Joining the tour are none other than San Francisco Bay Area thrash legends and label mates DEATH ANGEL and ex-members of Megadeth, Shadows Fall and Scar The Martyr, ACT OF DEFIANCE.

Bobby Blitz comments “”We look forward to bringing ‘The Wings’ over the USA.  It’s been a long road but the journey is not over yet. DEATH ANGEL and ACT OF DEFIANCE join us on this jaunt so prepare yourself for a righteous beating. Let the headbanging begin in April!”

OVERKILL will be touring in support of The Wings Of War which was recorded at Gear Recording Studio in New Jersey, SKH Studio in Florida, Shorefire Studio and Jrod Productions with engineering handled by DD and Dave. The album was produced by the band while Chris “Zeuss” Harris handled the mixing and mastering. Travis Smith (NEVERMORE, OPETH, SOILWORK, DEATH…) was once again enlisted to create the artwork for the album.

Check out them lyric video for the second single entitled, “Head Of A Pin” here:https://youtu.be/zniDdYOLYt0

Tickets for the tour are available for purchase this Friday, February 1st at 10AM local time. 

Confirmed dates for the OVERKILL Wings Over The USA 2019 Tour with DEATH ANGEL & ACT OF DEFIANCE are:
4/25/2019  Sound Stage/ Rams Head  – Baltimore, MD   
4/26/2019  Theater of the Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA 
4/27/2019  Rex Theater –  Pittsburgh, PA 
4/28/2019  House of Blues  – Cleveland, OH      
4/29/2019  Mercury Ballroom  – Louisville, KY     
4/30/2019  St Andrews Hall  – Detroit, MI      
5/01/2019  Intersection  – Grand Rapids, MI   
5/02/2019  House of Blues – Chicago, IL          
5/03/2019  Varsity Theater –  Minneapolis, MN  
5/04/2019  The Rave –  Milwaukee, WI         
5/05/2019  Delmar Hall  – St Louis, MO             
5/06/2019  The Cannery Ballroom  – Nashville, TN           
5/08/2019  Bogarts  – Cincinnati, OH           
5/09/2019  Montage Music Hall  – Rochester, NY         
5/10/2019  PlayStation Theater – New York, NY **w/ Life Of Agony
5/11/2019  Paradise – Boston, MA              

The band also announced they will have a special release day show on February 22nd at Jamesburg Elks Lounge 2180. The night hosted by Old Bridge Militia Foundation will include performances by HEADMOTOR and ALEX KAYNE as well as raffles and giveaways. 

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Watch the lyric video for the first single,  “Last Man Standing” here: https://youtu.be/uIfUeUCYudo 

The band launched their multi-part documentary series entitled “Welcome To The Garden States“.  Watch the various parts below:
Part I: Band Origin & Name
Part II: Early influences the Genre  
Part III; East Coast vs. West Coast

Stay tuned for the upcoming episodes that will detail the journey to the upcoming album, The Wings Of War..

The Wings Of War will be available for purchase in the following formats:

  • CD Digipak
  • CD Digi + T-Shirt + Poster Bundle
  • Green Cassette
  • Grey Vinyl (limited to 1,500)
  • Green with Yellow Splatter vinyl (limited to 500)

Please note that imported items will ship
 Pre-order The Wings Of War now digitally and receive “Last Man Standing” instantly or stream the song: http://nuclearblast.com/overkill-thewingsofwar

Below is the track listing for The Wings Of War
1              Last Man Standing
2              Believe In The Fight
3              Head Of A Pin
4              Bat Shit Crazy
5              Distortion
6              A Mother’s Prayer
7              Welcome To The Garden State
8              Where Few Dare To Walk
9              Out On The Road-Kill
10           Hole In My Soul

The gentlemen of OVERKILL are:
Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth – Vocals
D.D. Verni – Bass
Dave Linsk – Lead Guitar
Derek Tailer – Rhythm Guitar
Jason Bittner – Drums

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