NewsNovember 3, 2009 9:40 PM ET2,959 views

E1 Music signs Overkill

Official press release: Jersey thrash lords Overkill have signed a deal with E1 Music for North America. The new record will be available on CD and Vinyl, entitled "Ironbound" is set for release on February 9, 2010. This celebrates the band's 25 year anniversary. A US tour is also in the works. Lead vocalist and founding member Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth had this to say: "Good to be with a label that understands what Overkill is about and what metal is about in 2010; exciting!" E1 Music's VP of Metal, Scott Givens had this to say about the hefty addition: "The entire label and especially myself are extremely excited to be working with the legendary Overkill. The band has influenced most of today’s top acts in the genre and as we going into their 25th Anniversary year we can not wait to unleash what I feel is their best record ever."

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