Mark Menghi, Phil Demmel, Bobby Blitz & Mike Portnoy

More Details Emerge On Upcoming Overkill, Ex-Machine Head/Dream Theater, Etc. Project


Overkill frontman Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth has shed some light on his upcoming project with Vio-lence/ex-Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel and Metal Allegiance‘s Mike Portnoy and Mike Menghi. Speaking recently with Underground’s Voice, he commented of the project:

“It was a fun project. It was kind of a summertime hobby project. Phil, Mike, Mark Menghi from Metal Allegiance did a record called ‘Made In America – The 1970s‘, so we took American bands that were done in the ’70s and thrashed up the approach.

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Grand Funk [Railroad]’s ‘[We’re An] American Band‘; Mountain; Cactus; Blue Öyster Cult. We put the Machine Head, Sons Of Apollo, Metal Allegiance, Overkill spin on the whole thing. It’s a cool project.”

[via Blabbermouth]

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