Cult New York City crossover thrash moshers M.O.D. Classic have dropped their first new track in 30 years! Listen to “The Thrash King” right here below and get more details on what they’ve been up to all these years.
From The Press Release
MOD Classic have released a new single after more than 30 years titled “The Thrash King.” The song is available for free on the band’s website http://Www.thethrashking.com. The new single was mixed and mastered by Stress The Whiteboy also known for his work with Gym Class Heroes, Ghostface Killah, Good Charlotte, Agnostic Front, MADBALL, Tyga & Lil Wayne and many more at www.TheChopShopStudio.com. In addition, the band will kick off ‘The Beast Master Tour’ on December 5th in Janesville, Wisconsin at The Back Bar.
MOD Classic was formed by Tim McMurtrie aka “The RIFFMASTER” and Kenny “ANGRY CORPSE” Ballone (the original rhythym section of USA For MOD). They wanted to continue on with their legacy. Felix Griffin (of D.R.I), one of the most noted drummers in the crossover thrash genre, was added as the drummer. Felix was on records with the Dirty Rotten Imbeciles from 1985-1989 and was featured on albums Dealing With It, Crossover, 4 of a Kind, and Thrashzone. They rounded out the quartet with the former brutal throat vocalist of Primer 55 and SORE, Donny “The DRP” Polinske.
They intend to bring back the old-school hardcore flavor of thrash and punk.
Enter the new age of ruckus.
The Beast Master Tour Dates:
Thursday, December 5th Janesville, WI The Back Bar
Friday, December 6th Lombard, IL The Brauerhouse
Saturday, December 7th Detroit, MI Harpos
Sunday, December 8th Pittsburgh, PA Cattivo Club
Tuesday, December 10th Chicopee, MA Pour Richards
Wednesday, December 11th Asbury Park, NJ The Saint
Thursday, December 12th Cambridge, MA Sonia’s
Friday, December 13th, TBA
Saturday, December 14th Brooklyn, NY The Kingsland
Sunday, December 15th Stanhope, NJ The Stanhope House
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