OVERKILL has revealed part one of a two part series giving fans a behind the scenes look into their brand new video for “Electric Rattlesnake.” Show in legendary Asbury Park, NJ. Click HERE to view the video.
The band kicked off the “ELECTRIC AGE TOUR” this weekend as well. Supporting will be GOD FORBID, DIAMOND PLATE and SUDIKARA. Dates will stretch coast to coast and run through April and May, click HERE for up to date ticket information.
The single comes from their newest record “The Electric Age” which came out last month. If you haven’t had a chance to pick it up, the Amazon MP3 store is has it available for $6.99.
“Young bands coming out today that are emulating the ’80s thrash scene should certainly be taking notes from the masters of the genre like Overkill on what it takes to deliver some of the best work of your career over 30 years into it.” – Popblerd.com
“Sixteen albums in, these dudes are not only still fired up; they’re practicing their craft at the peak of their skills, with no signs of slowing down.” – Decibel
The new OVERKILL record “The Electric Age” debuted on the BILLBOARD TOP 200 Chart at #73 with approximately 6,700 units sold. To compare, the band’s last release “Ironbound” sold roughly 4,500 copies first week and debuted at #192 making “The Electric Age” the highest charting first week album since their 1994 record “W.F.O.”