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OVERKILL: Third Trailer For 'The Grinding Wheel' Album

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release their new studio album, titled "The Grinding Wheel", on February 19, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by OVERKILL and mixed by Andy Sneap (TESTAMENT, EXODUS, ACCEPT). The artwork was created again by Travis Smith (NEVERMORE, OPETH, SOILWORK, DEATH). "The Grinding Wheel" track listing: 01. Mean ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Amarillo, Texas

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's RATT performing on December 9 at Azteca Music Hall in Amarillo, Texas can be seen below. Blotzer earlier in the month refuted Warren DeMartini's claim that the drummer has been expelled from the RATT partnership and therefore no longer has an interest in the band's name. At the end ...

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OVERKILL: Second Trailer For 'The Grinding Wheel' Album

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release their new studio album, titled "The Grinding Wheel", on February 10, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by OVERKILL and mixed by Andy Sneap (TESTAMENT, EXODUS, ACCEPT). The artwork was created again by Travis Smith (NEVERMORE, OPETH, SOILWORK, DEATH). "The Grinding Wheel" track listing: 01. Mean ...

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BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Spokane (Video)

Drummer Bobby Blotzer's version of RATT performed last night (Saturday, December 3) at the Star Theatre at Spokane Arena in Spokane, Washington as the support act for POISON singer Bret Michaels. The concert marked Blotzer's first appearance with his version of RATT since he was expelled from the partnership which owns the RATT name and ...

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OVERKILL: First Trailer For 'The Grinding Wheel' Album

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release their new studio album, titled "The Grinding Wheel", on February 10, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by OVERKILL and mixed by Andy Sneap (TESTAMENT, EXODUS, ACCEPT). The artwork was created again by Travis Smith (NEVERMORE, OPETH, SOILWORK, DEATH). "The Grinding Wheel" track listing: 01. Mean ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY Says 'The Real RATT' Will Return In 2017

Stephen Pearcy has announced "the return of the real RATT" in 2017, presumably featuring the band's original singer, along with guitarist Warren DeMartini and bassist Juan Croucier. A court ruling on November 8 apparently decided in Croucier's favor over RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer with respect to whether Croucier had committed trademark infringement by ...

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GRIP INC. Guitarist WALDEMAR SORYCHTA Says Playing With OVERKILL Was An 'Amazing' And 'Great' Experience

Waldemar Sorychta — former GRIP INC. guitarist who has produced a number of acclaimed albums from SODOM, MOONSPELL and TIAMAT, among others — played guitar for New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL for three shows on the latter band's current European headlining tour after regular OVERKILL guitarist Dave Linsk was unable to make the dates. Sorychta, who ...

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OVERKILL: 'The Grinding Wheel' Album Details Revealed

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release their new studio album, titled "The Grinding Wheel", on February 19, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. Comments OVERKILL frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "Grinding on! Here we come again kids, strapped to the Grinding Wheel! Bang your head." "The Grinding Wheel" was produced by OVERKILL and mixed by Andy Sneap ...

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BOBBY BLOTZER Says RATT Fans 'Love' His New Version Of The Band

On November 12, Metal Gods TV conducted an interview with RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer backstage at this year's Hard Rock Hell festival at Camp HRH, Pwllheli, North Wales, Gwynedd. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing in the U.K. for the first time with his new ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In West Memphis, Arkansas

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's RATT performing on October 15 at Southland Casino in West Memphis, Arkansas can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently announced the addition of Mitch Perry (TALAS, HEAVEN, STEELER, MSG, LITA FORD) and Stacey Blades (L.A. GUNS) on guitar and Brad Lang (Y&T) on bass. They joined the band as ...

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POISON's Debut Album Released As Limited-Edition Picture Disc To Commemorate 30th Anniversary

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of POISON's debut album, "Look What The Cat Dragged In", Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) has created an exclusive picture disc LP featuring the classic album cover printed on white vinyl. Limited to 1000 copies worldwide and packaged in a heavy-weight clear plastic sleeve, the record is exclusively available now through ...

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OVERKILL: Lyric Video For New Single 'Our Finest Hour'

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL are putting the finishing touches on their new studio album, titled "The Grinding Wheel". To give their fans a taster of what to expect from their forthcoming record, a brand-new single called "Our Finest Hour", will be released in the first week of OVERKILL's European tour, on November 4. The ...

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Video: Ex-RATT Singer STEPHEN PEARCY Performs At Whisky A Go Go

Video footage of former RATT singer Stephen Pearcy performing on September 30 at Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below (clip filmed by Jake Perry). As previously reported, three members of RATT's classic lineup — Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — performed as the "surprise band" on ...

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Video: BRET MICHAELS Performs At Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of POISON singer Bret Michaels and his solo band performing on October 1 at the Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival in Jonesboro, Arkansas can be seen below. Bret recently said that he is hopeful POISON will tour with DEF LEPPARD in 2017. The multi-platinum "hair metal" rockers haven't done any major touring since ...

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