Category 7 (Armored Saint, Adrenaline Mob, Machine Head, Exodus, Shadows Fall) Share Their New Single “Exhausted”

Heavy metal supergroup, Category 7, have unleashed their latest single, “Exhausted.” It follows the recently released track, “In Stitches,” and is accompanied by a music video. Both tracks come from the band’s self-titled debut full-length, set for release on July 26th through Metal Blade Records. Check out the new video and more in the article below.
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Category 7 (Armored Saint, ex-Anthrax, ex-Machine Head, Shadows Fall, Exodus) Sign with Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records has just welcomed all-star heavy metal band, Category 7, into the fold. The new band features vocalist John Bush, guitarists Phil Demmel and Mike Orlando, bassist Jack Gibson, and drummer Jason Bittner, all drawn from such legendary acts as Armored Saint, ex-Anthrax, Adrenaline Mob, ex-Machine Head, Violence, Kerry King, Overkill, Exodus, and Shadows Fall. An album is already planned for 2024. Keep reading below for more information on this new partnership.
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CONCERT REVIEW: Hatebreed – Shadows Fall – 100 Demons – Sworn Enemy and More Live at The Oakdale Theatre

Hatebreed celebrated their 30th anniversary as a band in Wallingford, Connecticut at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre on St Patty’s Day 2024 with The March Metal Matinee. This show was extra special as it was the band’s biggest “hometown show” in the band’s amazing history and also guitarist Wayne Lozinak birthday. Continue reading

Watch Jason Bittner (Overkill, Shadows Fall) Play “Down For Life” with Biohazard

Hardcore Metal Legends Biohazard continued their reunion/comeback last night at a sold-out show in Albany, New York! The band was drummed by area native and drummer Jason Bittner of Overkill, and Shadows Fall fame to perform their 1990s classic track “Down For Life!” The video was captured by Drew Stone of Stone Films and The New York Hardcore Chronicles series, who is currently working on a documentary about the band. The band has a year of touring, festival sets, and new music planned according to our recent interview with Billy Graziadei! Watch the video here! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Overkill – Scorched


Seems like we’re going to have to score another one for the bad guys. And by bad guys, I am referring to some of Thrash Metal’s pioneers who refuse to acknowledge the passage of time and are still melting amp heads like it was 1986.

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INTERVIEW: Bobby Blitz of Overkill Checks in with a “Scorched” Track-By-Track Album Breakdown

Ghost Cult’s Ojaay caught up with Thrahs legend Bobby Blitz of Overkill to discuss their new album Scorched- coming soon from Nuclear Blast Records. Dwelling on almost 40 years of Overkill history, Blitz discussed the changes in the band over the years, how he and DD Verni write songs, how he has evolved as a singer, and a track-by-track breakdown of the new album.

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OverKill – Wings Of War

There aren’t many bands who can lay claim to sounding better now, with nineteen albums under their belts, than they did at their perceived peak. At least not many who can say it while keeping a straight face anyway. But then again, not every band is OverKill.Continue reading

Watch Drum Cam Footage of Jason Bittner Jam Overkill Songs Live

Jason Bittner is undoubted one of the best metal drummers in the world. He is best known for his time in Shadows Fall, and Flotsam And Jetsam, but has been playing with Overkill for the last year plus and totally crushing it. Jason has shared drum cam footage on his YouTube channel of him performing two songs: ‘Electric Rattlesnake’ and ‘Hello From The Gutter’. This was shot during Overkill’s run on the 2017 Metal Alliance Tour. Continue reading