OVERKILL unveil first single ‘Last Man Standing’ from new album with pre-order available now

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will unleash their 19th studio record, “The Wings Of War”, on February 22, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. Today the band has released the first single from the album, titled ‘Last Man Standing’.

Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth comments, “The time has come for a first taste, ‘Last Man Standing’. This cut got the unanimous nod to open ‘The Wings of War’, all they way back to the first demos in March, so much so, it was mock titled OPENER up until the recording. Sometimes everyone is on the same page, wtf! So dig into some old school thrash, with a side order of Jersey made, head-banging.”

Check out the lyric video below:

“The Wings Of War” will be available for purchase in the following formats:

CD Digipak (pre-order here),
Vinyl (pre-order here),
Splatter & Yellow Vinyl, CD/Patch Bundle (pre-order here).

Pre-order “The Wings Of War” now digitally and receive “Last Man Standing” instantly or stream the song: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/the-wings-of-war/1445579902

“The Wings Of War” was recorded at Gear Recording Studio in New Jersey, SKH Studioin Florida and Jrod Productions with engineering handled by D.D. and Dave. The album was produced by the band while Chris “Zeuss” Harris handled the mixing and mastering. Travis Smith (Nevermore, Opeth, Soilwork, Death, etc.) was again enlisted to create the artwork for the album.

The track listing for “The Wings Of War”:
01   Last Man Standing
02   Believe In The Fight
03   Head Of A Pin
04   Bat Shit Crazy
05   Distortion
06   A Mother’s Prayer
07   Welcome To The Garden State
08   Where Few Dare To Walk
09   Out On The Road-Kill
10   Hole In My Soul

Earlier this year Overkill announced a UK and European tour, set for March 2019. Overkill will be joining forces with the German cult thrash metal band and label mates Destruction, legendary thrashers Flotsam and Jetsam and up and coming Australian thrash squad Meshiaak for the ‘KILLFEST TOUR 2019’. Their run will also include a performance at Hammerfest XI which will take place at Pwllheli in North Wales.


08.03. IT  Bologna – Zona Roveri
09.03. IT  Bergamo Palosco – Arcadia
10.03. DE München – Backstage
14.03. DE Berlin – Columbia Theater
16.03. DE Osnabrück – Hyde Park
17.03. DE Frankfurt – Batschkapp
20.03. FR Paris – Trabendo
21.03. UK London – O2 Academy
22.03. UK Hammerfest *Overkill only
23.03. IE Dublin – O2 Academy
24.03. UK Glasgow – SWG3

Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth – Vocals
D.D. Verni – Bass
Dave Linsk – Lead Guitar
Derek Tailer – Rhythm Guitar
Jason Bittner – Drums

“Hammerhead” Live Video:

“Thanx For Nothin” Official Live Video:

“Second Son” Official Live Video:

“Goddamn Trouble” Music Video:

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