OVERDRIVE: Concert DVD 'Put On Ice'

Swedish '80s metallers OVERDRIVE have issued the following update:

"We're sad to say the video recording we did at the Baltic Sea Festival main stage was fucked up. The footage was really great and Olle Blomström did his outmost to fix the sound. However some strange miscommunication resulted in the sound from the board being all fucked up. The bass drum was missing for the first two songs and then the sound to the computer went via the knobs, meaning all changes went into the tracks.

"We've tried to work with it but the only was would have been to use the footage and re-record the music. Well, I know some bands do that, but we won't. We will use the footage to make some clip-videos for some of the album tracks and post on YouTube, but the vision of a great live DVD is, for the moment, put on ice."

OVERDRIVE's latest album, "Let The Metal Do The Talking", was released earlier in the year through Lion Music. The group's first LP in 24 years was mixed at Sound Palace Studios with producer Johan Blomström (BLINDED COLONY, CALM, KAPTAIN SUN). The band's two previous studio albums — "Metal Attack" (1983) and "Swords And Axes" (1984) — were re-issued by High Vaultage in 2003.

OVERDRIVE's current lineup includes original members Janne Stark (guitar), Kjell Jacobsson (guitar), Kenth Ericsson (bass) and Kenta Svensson (drums) plus former UNCHAINED singer Per "Perilo" Karlsson, who joined the band when they reformed in 2004.

The CD also includes a bonus — the video for "Back On The Hunt" (2006 version).

The album cover was created by Monowasp (TNT, DANTE FOX) and is said to follow "in the fine old OVERDRIVE tradition."


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