OVERKILL ANNOUNCE 2017 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH NILE!

December 2nd, 2016
by EvilG

Legendary New Jersey thrashers, OVERKILL, have announced their 2017 North American trek with Egyptian themed technical death metal champions and labelmates NILE. The 25-date tour will kick-off on February 14th at The Trocadero in Philadelphia, make stops in Chicago, Anaheim, and Washington, DC before ending at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ.

Bobby “Blitz Ellsworth comments, “Can’t wait to roll ‘the wheel’ down the road. This Feb & Mar, USA, coming to a stage near you! Let’s make it another one to remember!  Onward! Upward!”

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.

“All of us in NILE are really looking forward to the upcoming USA Tour with OVERKILL. This Tour is going to be Metal as Fuck,” comments NILE Mastermind Karl Sanders.

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 **
** With AMORPHIS & SWALLOW THE SUN

ABOUT OVERKILL
Although everybody seems to have a different account of who came first in the world of New York/New Jersey area thrash metal, it seems certain that New Jersey’s OVERKILL have stayed around the longest, and have never let their fans down by remaining musically consistent and true to their roots for over 30 years.There are few names as well respected as OVERKILL, and with the resurgence of metal in the music world, this band is poised to return to the top. OVERKILL are ready to show mature metal heads they still have it and are geared up to teach the new schoolers exactly how it’s done.

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

Visit OVERKILL online at: www.WRECKINGCREW.com
Likewww.facebook.com/OVERKILLWRECKINGCREW
Followtwitter.com/OVERKILLBAND

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

Or digitally: http://nblast.de/OverkillDownloads

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