OVERKILL Cancels Shows ‘Due To Unforeseen Circumstances’

Veteran thrashers OVERKILL have canceled their beforehand introduced exhibits in U.Okay., Eire and Germany “resulting from unexpected circumstances.’

The four-date run of dates was scheduled to kick off on Could 27 in Northampton, U.Okay. and conclude on June 1 in Essen, Germany.

Earlier right now, OVERKILL launched the next assertion through social media: “As a consequence of unexpected circumstances we’re sorry to announce that we’re having to cancel our UK/Eire and Essen Dates. We are going to hopefully be capable to make it up for these exhibits in 2023.”

Guitarist Dave Linsk sat out OVERKILL‘s current U.S. tour resulting from “private causes” and was briefly changed by former MACHINE HEAD and present VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel.

This previous March, OVERKILL bassist D.D. Verni spoke to Hardrock Haven in regards to the progress of the recording classes for the band’s twentieth studio album. He stated: “All of the drums are achieved. All of the guitars are achieved. I nonetheless should do the bass. Blitz [Bobby Ellsworth, OVERKILL singer] has gotta get to his vocals. However I had virtually all of it written after we went out on the tour earlier than COVID, ‘trigger that is the place we had been in our cycle. So I needed to have my half — the music for the file — just about achieved. I had two songs left that I needed to do after I obtained again house. ‘Trigger that is the place we wanted to be, ‘trigger the file was supposed to come back out within the fall of that 12 months or every time. However then we had been, like, ‘We have got a bit of further time.’ After which we had extra further time.”

He continued: “It was humorous, as a result of often I will sort of demo up all the pieces at house, all of the songs, and I will ship it out to the blokes, after which they’re going to study the stuff from the demo after which we’ll get collectively and play. [And then we’ll decide] ‘Perhaps it must be quicker or slower’ — we sort of noodle round until it feels good within the room. However we weren’t ready to try this ‘reason behind COVID. However now that it is taken so lengthy, we may have achieved that. So, I do not know precisely… This one’s nonetheless gonna be a little bit of an odd file ‘trigger it was sort of achieved all remotely — all the pieces. We’re gonna put out a file of songs that we have not one single time stood in a room and performed collectively.”

As for the musical course of the brand new OVERKILL materials, Verni stated: “In comparison with the opposite ones… It is laborious to say. It is perhaps obtained a bit of bit extra SABBATH-y sort of components in it, a bit of bit extra doomy.

“I do know Colin Richardson‘s gonna combine it,” he added. “Poor Colin. We thought we had been gonna do it, after which we pushed him off, after which we pushed him off once more, after which we pushed him off once more. An we stated, ‘ what? We’ll name you after we’re prepared.’ So every time that is gonna be, we’ll name him once more. However we’re psyched about that ‘trigger he is simply nice. He is a fantastic mixer and a fantastic producer. So if nothing else, it will sound nice.”

Richardson beforehand labored with OVERKILL on 1997’s “From The Underground And Beneath”, 2000’s “Bloodletting” and 2003’s “Killbox 13”.

“As a consequence of unexpected circumstances we’re sorry to announce that we’re having to cancel our UK/Eire and Essen Dates.
We are going to hopefully be capable to make it up for these exhibits in 2023.”

Posted by Overkill on Tuesday, Could 24, 2022

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