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Overkill Drops Off Remaining "Dark Roots Of Thrash" Tour Dates

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Overkill has been out on tour with Testament, 4ARM, and and Flotsam and Jetsam. The band has now checked in with the following announcement about dropping off the run due to vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth becoming ill:

"Due to Bobby's ongoing bout with pneumonia, we have regretfully decided to cancel the remainder of our shows on 'The Dark Roots Of Thrash' tour.

"Blitz's condition has gotten slightly worse [after Saturday's show in Worcester, Massachusetts] and he needs some time to get back to 100%. We would like to thank Testament for a great tour and look forward to everyone back on the road soon.

"After some time for recovery, we'll be back out in the spring for our Scandinavian tour. See you then!!"

For more info and to find out about upcoming live shows, head over to the Overkill Facebook profile here.

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1. R10 writes:

This definitely blows, since it's a great oldschool lineup. Saw Saturday's Worcester show, and Overkill reduced the building to a smoldering pile of rubble.

# Feb 19, 2013 @ 3:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. brandedcfh420 writes:

glad i saw them before this sh1t happened....
THRASH TILL DEATH.................

# Feb 19, 2013 @ 4:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. silvermountains writes:

damn before the denver date, i didn't buy a ticket but i know a lot of people whom will be very upset

# Feb 19, 2013 @ 4:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. hellrat writes:

fvck, likewise branded...their sound was much better than testament

Sounds like ol blitzer gave y'all all he had left in the tank, eh BigR? frikken pneumonia? fvck that...gotta lay low and dry that sh** up...a touring schedule and its travel conditions/environments would be about the worst situation for a wet lung condition

nasty

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