09-12-2019, FIFTH ROOM 1
Legendary American thrashers OVERKILL, one of the most respected names on the heavy music spectrum, have just announced their latest foray into the old continent. On this latest route, KILLFEST TOUR 2019, the group led by Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth and D.D. Verni joins the no less influential DESTRUCTION and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM in a poster capable of satisfying any extreme music buff or aficionado of the fast and aggressive sounds popularized during the 1980s. The clash of these three titans of eternal sound with the national public is scheduled for September 12, with a unique show scheduled for the Hard Club in Porto. OVERKILL are one of the few bands that never stopped and for a moment compromised their attitude or sound to reach a wider audience. Over the last three decades, the group has managed to build an incredibly solid career with regular releases and, while never achieving the same mainstream peer success levels as Metallica or Slayer, enjoys an enviable cult status and Prime Artists – Productions and Shows Tel: (+351) 219172766 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org – Website: www.primeartists.eu immense respect from those who have remained true to thrash ideals. In New York’s curriculum there are 19 studio albums – the latest one is called “The Wings Of War” and was released in February this year. Equally resilient, DESTRUCTION has been stoically active for over thirty years, never deviating even one millimeter from its essence. Created in 1982 by the legendary Schmier and Mike, the German group has established itself, along with the Kreator and Sodom, as one of the most important banners of the Teutonic thrash. ‘Infernal Overkill’ and ‘Eternal Devastation’ are unavoidable titles in the genre today, and despite the desert crossing it went through in the 1990s, the band came back to life in 2000 and since then has not stopped throwing disc behind. of consistent disc, cruising the globe in digressions and collecting raving compliments. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, for their part, were also pioneers of the thrash trend in the United States and became famous just as Jason Newsted – then bassist of the Arizona band – joined Metallica after the tragic death of Cliff Burton. Over the past three decades, the band currently formed by Eric AK on vocals, Michael Gilbert and Steve Conley on guitars, Michael Spencer on bass and Ken Mary on drums have maintained their career to the best of their ability. The End Of Chaos, one of his most consistent recordings since 1986’s Doomsday For The Deceiver.