Overkill released the video for its latest single this week.
The band debuted the video for its single ‘Welcome to the Garden State‘ on Friday. the video’s debut was in celebration of the release of the band’s new album The Wings of War, its 19th full-length studio recording.
Overkill front man Bobby Blitz talked about the video in a recent interview.
“Not before in our video history have we presented something so artistically-seedy,” Blitz said. “This is due to the brilliant yet twisted vision of the editing room genius, behind-the-camera magic and damn tenacity of Mr. Tommy Jones; a good-standing, card-carrying Jersey boy, who did the band and the state proud. we had verbalized the story to Tommy who fully got it, and we all created something to be proud of. So when you visit the Garden State, see or hear something that is different for you and you think, ‘hmmmm, that’s not the way we do it at home,’ remember this: you’re not at home anymore…are you?”
‘Welcome to the Garden State’ is just the latest of the band’s videos released in support of The Wings of War. It most recently released the video for ‘Head of A Pin,’ and prior to that, ‘Last Man Standing.’
The band has also released a series of videos featuring the band discussing topics, such as the band’s roots, its place in the music industry today and the birth of its “mascot.” The full list of the band’s discussions is noted below.
Part I: Band Origin & Name
Part II: Early influences the Genre
Part III; East Coast vs. West Coast
Part IV: Old School Venues & Social Media!
Part V: “Hello From The Gutter” music video, & the origins of their symbol: the bat skull (Chaly)
Part VI: Album Out Tomorrow
Overkill is scheduled to launch a tour in support of The Wings of War on Apr. 26 in Baltimore, MD. The tour, which will feature Death Angel and Act of Defiance as support, is scheduled to run through May 11 in Boston, MA. The tour’s schedule is noted below.
Confirmed dates for the OVERKILL Wings Over The USA 2019 Tour with DEATH ANGEL & ACT OF DEFIANCE are:
4/25/2019 Sound Stage/ Rams Head – Baltimore, MD
4/26/2019 Theater of the Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
4/27/2019 Rex Theater – Pittsburgh, PA
4/28/2019 House of Blues – Cleveland, OH
4/29/2019 Mercury Ballroom – Louisville, KY
4/30/2019 St Andrews Hall – Detroit, MI
5/01/2019 Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
5/02/2019 House of Blues – Chicago, IL
5/03/2019 Varsity Theater – Minneapolis, MN
5/04/2019 The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
5/05/2019 Delmar Hall – St Louis, MO
5/06/2019 The Cannery Ballroom – Nashville, TN
5/08/2019 Bogarts – Cincinnati, OH
5/09/2019 Anthology – Rochester, NY
5/10/2019 PlayStation Theater – New York, NY **w/ Life Of Agony
5/11/2019 Paradise – Boston, MA
The Wings of War is available on a variety of platforms, all of which are noted below.
The Wings Of War will be available for purchase in the following formats:
- CD Digipak
- CD Digi + T-Shirt + Poster Bundle
- Green Cassette
- Grey Vinyl (limited to 1,500)
- Green with Yellow Splatter vinyl (limited to 500)
The full track listing for The Wings of War is noted below.
Below is the track listing for The Wings Of War
1 Last Man Standing
2 Believe In The Fight
3 Head Of A Pin
4 Bat Shit Crazy
6 A Mother’s Prayer
7 Welcome To The Garden State
8 Where Few Dare To Walk
9 Out On The Road-Kill
10 Hole In My Soul
More information on The Wings of War is available online now along with all of Overkill’s latest news and more at:
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